A-Team Chronicles

About The A-Team and A-Team Chronicles

The A-Team is a central, outbound, highly technical team comprised of Enterprise Architects, Solution Specialists and Software Engineers within the Oracle Product Development Organization. The team works closely with customers and partners, world wide, providing guidance on architecture, best practices, troubleshooting and how best to use Oracle Cloud Services and products to solve customer business needs. They specialize in using Cloud Solutions across IaaS, PaaS, SaaS as well as On-premise and hybrid deployments.

The A-Team provides this type of support by working with Oracle Consulting, Support and Sales – engaging in the toughest of situations, solving the hardest problems and the greatest of challenges.

The A-Team is lead from Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores, CA, but A-Team members are located and positioned globally, so that we are better prepared to respond quickly, and within an appropriate timezone for our Global customers.

“If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire the A-Team”

 


Extracting Data from Fusion SaaS via View Objects with Data Sync

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Introduction
The Oracle Data Sync tool provides the ability to extract from both on-premise, and cloud data sources, and to load that data into Oracle Analytics Cloud Service (OAC), Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud Service (OAAC), and other oracle relational databases, or into Essbase.

In the most recent 2.5 release, Data Sync added the ability to pull data directly from Fusion SaaS view objects.  The same view objects that other BI reportin…

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Creating a React Based Conversational Chatbot Client

Built using Oracle Intelligent Bots version 18.2.3
Introduction
Oracle Intelligent Bots is an integrated feature of Oracle Autonomous Mobile Cloud Enterprise (AMCe) which allows you to develop Intelligent Chatbots. A Chatbot or Bot is a computer program designed to simulate a conversation with human users, especially over the Internet. End users can easily connect to Chatbots through many of the popular messaging apps or a pop up on your site, without having to download and install a new app f…

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Oracle GoldenGate Services Architecture: Monitoring Via REST API

Introduction
The Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) REST API may be used to configure, manage, and monitor Oracle GoldenGate Microservices Architecture (OGG-MA) services and deployments. In this article we shall use REST API to monitor an existing OGG-MA deployment.
The concepts, scripts, and information presented in this article are for educational purposes only. They are not supported by Oracle Development or Support, and come with no guarantee or warrant for functionality in any environment other than the test system used to prepare this article. Before applying any changes presented in this article to your environment, you should thoroughly test to assess functionality and performance implications.
Main Article
OGG REST API commands are sent to the OGG-MA Administration Server via the cURL co…

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Integration Cloud - File Handling Primer

Introduction
The objective of this blog is to introduce to the reader all available file-based options in Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC). The blog will cover the various tools and techniques available for developers for designing file-based integration solutions

The Integration Cloud documentation does contain these in relevant sections. This blog intends to present only the file-based tools and techniques of Integration Cloud as a single point of easy reference.

Note that most of what is covered here is pertinent to all three flavors of Integration Cloud (AIC, OIC and ICS)

Oracle Autonomous Integration Cloud (AIC)

Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC)

Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS)

However, based on the product versions, feature sets could be slightly different across …

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Using Data Sync to Extract and Load Data from Fusion SaaS using the BI Cloud Connector (BICC) and UCM

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Introduction
The Oracle Data Sync tool provides the ability to extract from both on-premise, and cloud data sources, and to load that data into Oracle Analytics Cloud Service (OAC), Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud Service (OAAC), and other oracle relational databases, or into Essbase.

In the most recent release, Data Sync added the ability to source files from Universal Content Management (UCM).  It should be noted that any text file create…

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Dayne Carley

Dayne Carley is a Principal Solutions Architect in the A-Team where he's mainly focused on Data Integration with an emphasis on Business Intelligence. Dayne attended the University of Hawaii and Seattle Pacific University where he earned a MBA degree in Information Systems and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He has over 20 years of experience assisting organizations design, build and implement Business Intelligence solutions. Since rejoining Oracle in 2016, Dayne has focused exclusively on Oracle’s Infrastructure, Platform, and Software Cloud Services, most notably Oracle Analytics, Data Integration Platform, and Autonomous Data Warehouse.

Ulrich Janke

Ulrich ('Uli') Janke is a Consulting Solutions Architect in the 'A-Team' where he's mainly focused on technology topics within the SaaS/PaaS services portfolio (ERP/SCM/HCM Cloud, Oracle Integrations Cloud, Java Cloud Services, Visual Builder Cloud Services etc), mostly dealing with extensibility and integration of SaaS offerings leveraging PaaS products. Uli started his career as programer, Database Administrator, and System Administrator, before he joined Oracle Consulting Germany 1997 as an Applications DBA. During his 15 years in various Oracle Consulting Organizations, he worked most of his time as a Technical Architect specialized for E-Business Suite implementations focusing on customization, extensions and integration. Uli joined the Oracle A-Team 2012 with a focus on Fusion Applications, working on installation, maintenance and cloning. In 2015, with the industry shifting towards cloud, Uli started the extending his skill set and experience to the new paradigm of IT.