Authentication and Authorization using the Istio service mesh on OKE

Applications deployed in application servers are provided a security framework with authentication, authorization, credential mappers, auditing, and other security plug-ins. Many of the large, monolithic applications, such as HCM and ERP also contain security components embedded within these applications. These security components provide authentication, as well as, role-based access control policies. A microservice architecture also […]

Deploying the Istio Service Mesh on OKE

Introduction Many organizations today are choosing to deploy their applications using a microservice architecture, so what exactly is a microservice architecture? Microservices – also known as the microservice architecture – is an architectural style that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services, which implement business capabilities. The microservice architecture enables the continuous […]

Functions-as-a-Service – What SOA Should Have Been

Introduction It wasn’t that many years ago that service-oriented architecture (SOA) was the hot, new, bleeding edge enterprise computing paradigm. Most organizations and vendors jumped on that bandwagon and everything became “service-oriented”. Organizations and vendors both made great claims about how SOA would revolutionize the way applications were built, the amount of reuse that would […]

Using Oracle Managed File Transfer (MFT) to Push Files to ICS for Processing

Introduction In a previous article I discussed the use of the Enterprise Scheduler Service (ESS) to poll for files, on a scheduled basis, to read from MFT.  In that article we discussed how to process many files that have been posted to the SFTP server.  At the end of that article I mentioned the use […]

Understanding the Enterprise Scheduler Service in ICS

Introduction   In many enterprise integration scenarios there is a requirement to initiate tasks at scheduled times or at user defined intervals. The Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) provides scheduling functionality via the Oracle Enterprise Scheduler to satisfy these types of requirements.  The Oracle Enterprise Scheduler Service (ESS) is primarily a Java EE application that […]

Valuable Tools For Diagnostics Gathering and Troubleshooting

Introduction The Oracle A-Team is often asked to help customers identify a myriad of JVM and SOA application issues.  Without fail, the customer will be asked for data regarding their application.  This is not application data, but rather data about the running application from the JVM’s perspective. The data we ask for normally includes Java […]