Tag Archives: SOA

How to tell if the SOA Platform is running

When you start up a SOA managed server, there is a time interval when the managed server is up, but the SOA platform is not yet up. This is the time while SOA is loading all of the composites, and … Continue reading

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A Roadmap for SOA Development and Delivery

This post is part of a series on SOA Development and Delivery. In this post I will present a roadmap and a target state for SOA Development and Delivery.  This will serve as the basis for an extended open ‘proof … Continue reading

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Why do we need to change? -or- What’s wrong with how we do it now?

Before we start talking about how to do things better, we need to have a clear picture of how we do things today, and why that approach is not optimal.  Obviously every organization is different, and there is a continuum … Continue reading

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Version Control

This article is part of a series on SOA Development and Delivery. Let’s get started on our SOA Development and Delivery journey by talking about version control.  But before we delve right in, let’s take a moment to reflect on … Continue reading

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SOA Development and Delivery

Let’s start by talking about what I mean by that.  I don’t think that ‘SDLC’ is  the right term to describe the space that I want to talk about, but it is a term that people are familiar with, so … Continue reading

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Log rotation for WebLogic Server (and friends)

If you have a number of WebLogic Server instances running, or applications that write a lot of information into the logs, you might find that your log files, and your stdout files start to eat up a lot of space … Continue reading

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Thinking of getting certified for SOA Suite?

If you are thinking of getting your Oracle SOA Suite certification, you may like to check out the new beta release of certification exam 1Z1-478 for the Oracle SOA Suite 11g Certified Implementation Specialist certification.  I was lucky enough to … Continue reading

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A review of Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator’s Handbook

Highly recommended, a tour de force. Packt’s new Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator’s Handbook by Ahmed Aboulnaga and Arun Pareek is packed full of essential information for the Oracle SOA administrator, in fact I would go so far as to … Continue reading

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Automating creation of JMS Queues and JmsAdapter plan updates and redeployment

Following on from my recent post on automation of creation of JDBC resources, I am happy to report I now have a script which can be used for JMS Queues! Again, this is not as wonderful as I would like … Continue reading

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Automating creation of JDBC Data Sources and DbAdapter plan updates and redeployment

That’s a long title… anyway, as part of the desire to have a fully automated continuous integration environment for SOA and BPM, there is another bridge that we need to cross. SOA/BPM Composites can contain dependencies on resources in the … Continue reading

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