Connecting ICS and Apache Kafka via REST Proxy API

Introduction Apache Kafka (Kafka for short) is a proven and well known technology for a variety of reasons. First it is very scalable and has the capability of handling hundreds of thousands of messages per second without the need of expensive hardware; and close to zero fine tuning, as you can read here. But another […]

Invoking IDCS REST API from PL/SQL

This post shows a way to make REST API calls to IDCS from an Oracle Database using PL/SQL.  The idea is that a PL/SQL application can manage and search for user and group entities directly in IDCS. In the sample code we’ll see how to obtain an access token from IDCS and make calls to create […]

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 […]

Lift and Shift to Oracle Data Integrator Cloud Service (ODICS) : Moving your Repository to the Cloud

  Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) is now available as a Cloud Service: Oracle Data Integrator Cloud Service (ODICS). For customers who are interested in a subscription model for their ODI installation and want to integrate and transform data in the Cloud, this is the solution. Customers who already have ODI developments on premises will want […]

ICS Connectivity Agent – Update Credentials

When installing the Connectivity Agent, there are several mandatory command-line arguments that include a valid ICS username (-u=[username]) and password (-p=[password]). These arguments are used to verify connectivity with ICS during installation and are also stored (agent credentials store) for later use by the agent server. The purpose of storing them is to allow the […]

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 […]

Integrating Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS) with Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS)

Introduction This article describes an overview of how to integrate Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS) in terms of populating or loading data into Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) from On-Premises. Both GGCS and BICS are Platform as a Service (PaaS) services that runs in the Oracle Public Cloud (OPC). For GGCS to be integrated with […]

Using Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) to Load BI Cloud Service (BICS)

For other A-Team articles about BICS, click here Introduction Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) is a comprehensive data integration platform that covers most data integration scenarios.  It has long been possible to use ODI to load data into BI Cloud Service (BICS) environments, that use Database as a Service (DBaaS) as the underlying database. The recent 12.2.1.2.6 release […]

Oracle Data Integrator Best Practices: Using Loading Knowledge Modules on both On-Premises and Cloud Computing

Introduction   This article discusses the best practices for selecting and using the Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) Loading Knowledge Modules (LKMs) on both on-premises and on cloud computing.  LKMs are code templates in ODI that can perform data upload operations from on-premises data servers to cloud services, between cloud services, or between on-premises data servers.  […]

Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle BI Cloud Service using REST

Introduction This post details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Field Service Cloud (OFSC) into the Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) using RESTful services. It is a companion to the A-Team post Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle BI Cloud Service using SOAP . Both this post and […]