ICS Best Practices : Before going live and post go-live

Integration Cloud Service, Oracle’s flagship iPaaS product, is increasingly being adopted by customers as their strategic integration platform, for implementing various Cloud-to-Cloud as well as Cloud-to-OnPrem integration projects. With every release of the product more and more features are being added, and there’s plenty of documentation available on using ICS for designing and developing various […]

Securing Subject Areas in Oracle Analytics Cloud

Introduction This post documents how to secure Oracle Business Intelligence Repository Metadata (RPD) subject areas in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). It uses an example of two subject areas; Financials and Projects. The Projects subject area is secured via application roles and presentation services privileges. Only users with the correct role(s) can view the subject area […]

GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS): Network Connectivity Options for GGCS – On-Premises and Oracle Cloud

Introduction This article will discuss in high-level the different options available for network connectivity between Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) software running on-premises and GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS) instance running on the Oracle Cloud. The following topics are not included in the scope of this article: Installation and Configuration of Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) Software Provisioning of GoldenGate […]

Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Web Service Connections in SaaS Integrations

A Checklist for Success with TLS Why We Need This Despite the full feature sets and capabilities that Oracle builds into their software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud applications, there are still going to be occasional customers with business requirements that cannot be satisfied solely with a single SaaS subscription.  In these cases, it is possible to extend […]

Configuring SAML Federation between Oracle IDCS and MS Azure AD

Introduction The intent of this post is describing the mechanics for configuring very basic SAML Federation between Oracle IDCS (Identity Cloud Services) and Microsoft Azure AD. The scenario in mind is having Azure AD as an Identity Provider to IDCS. The required configuration in Azure AD is essentially the same as presented in Paulo’s excellent post, where he […]

BI Cloud Connector – Download Data Extraction Files

Introduction The Oracle Fusion based SaaS offerings provide an interesting tool to extract data and to store them in CSV format on a shared resource like the built-in UCM server or a Storage Cloud: BI Cloud Connector (BICC). The extracted data can be copied from these cloud resources and downloaded to local resources, before post-processing […]

Integration of GGCS with EHCS

  Introduction This document will walk you through how to integrate Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Services (GGCS) with Oracle Event Hub Cloud Services (EHCS). The enterprise edition of GGCS supports Oracle GoldenGate Adapter for Big Data which can be used to stream real time data in to Confluent Kafka, running on EHCS. This document covers provisioning […]

GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS): How to provision GGCS in Oracle Public Cloud (OPC) via RESTful API

Introduction This document will walk you through how to provision GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS) in Oracle Public Cloud (OPC) via RESTful application programming interface (API). For the purpose of this article, it will be using “cURL” as the RESTful client software to demonstrate the RESTful API calls for provisioning GGCS. For checking the progress of […]

Render CEC Content Item in Oracle Commerce Cloud

In my previous blog, I described how to render digital assets (images) in Oracle Commerce Cloud (OCC) using custom widget. In this blog, I will show you how to render content item with content layout component in OCC. This is a good use case when you have a promotion item that you want to display […]

Oracle Database Cloud Service – Near Zero Downtime Migration to the Cloud

Introduction Oracle Database Cloud Service is a great PaaS Service to provide the target platform for migrations of On Premise workloads to the Oracle Cloud. There are a number of migration tools available to support the majority of use cases, however sometimes the focus is on the continuity of service, especially when continuity of service and minimised downtime […]

Decoding JWT using the API Platform Groovy Policy

Introduction With the explosion of APIs; most of the today’s computing challenges are being driven by it and therefore, new standards had to emerge to make sure that APIs can be used securely, while allowing developers to avoid having to reinvent the wheel every time they implement aspects such as authorization. One good example is […]

GoldenGate Cloud Service (GGCS): Applying Patches to GoldenGate

Introduction This document will walk you through how to patch the Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) in the GoldenGate Cloud Services (GGCS). When there is a patch available for install in to your environment, you will see a message similar to one shown in Figure 1, in your GGCS environment. Before proceeding to apply the patch, stop the processes […]

DevOps With Oracle DeveloperCS, Ansible and Docker

This blog shows a sample DevOps cycle using combination of Oracle Developer Cloud Service & Ansible playbook. Scenario: An organization wants to setup DevOps practice with Oracle public cloud for Dev & test. However production still remains on-premise. In such case Oracle Developer cloud service can deploy artifacts(e.g. JAR file) to JCS (Java cloud Service) […]

ICS On-Premise Monitor – Agent Ping

The Integration Cloud Service (ICS) Connectivity Agent is a feature of ICS that helps with the cloud to ground (on-premise) use case that is common to companies who are moving into cloud technologies. The agent provides an ICS subscriber the ability to create ICS integrations that interact with on-premise resources like legacy applications, databases, etc. […]

Build ATG Commerce applications in Oracle Developer Cloud

  Introduction This post will demonstrate how to setup and build an Oracle ATG Commerce application in Oracle Developer Cloud Service (devCS). There are multiple ways to accomplish several steps described in this post. Things will intentionally be shown in a way to help give an understanding of how to accomplish tasks in a variety […]

Using the Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) REST API to Clear Cached Data

Introduction   This article describes how to use the Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) REST API dbcache method to clear the BI Server cached data. Prior to dbcache being added to the BICS REST API, the cache could be cleared by unlocking the Model (in Modeler) and running “Clear All Cached Data”. For DataSync version 1.2 and […]

Configure Oracle Management Cloud (OMC) with ATG Commerce

  Introduction This post will cover the steps required to add Oracle ATG Commerce monitoring to Oracle Management Cloud(OMC). The steps described will be geared towards running ATG with WebLogic server.   Prerequisites In order to follow the steps in this post, you will need to already have an OMC environment. It is also assumed […]

Adding Web Service Trusted Certificates to a Wallet in Oracle Database Cloud Service

Introduction This post documents how to add trusted TLS/SSL certificates to an Oracle Database as a Service (DBaaS) wallet. It uses an example of an Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) REST API call to Delete Cached Data as documented in REST APIs for Oracle BI Cloud Service. This call is issued from PL/SQL and […]

ICS SOAP Connection – Retrieve File Uploaded WSDL

When working with Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) SOAP Connections, it is common to upload a WSDL file when configuring the Connection Properties: The focus of this blog is how to retrieve/recover the WSDL in the event the original file is not available. This can be accomplished in several ways that include an on-line and/or […]

Integrating APEX with Oracle Identity Cloud Service

Introduction The purpose of this blog post is to describe how to do the Integration of APEX(on-premise) with Oracle Identity Cloud Service(IDCS). The integration described in this Post relies on APEX using the Oracle Rest Data Services(ORDS) deployed on Weblogic. Request a protected resource on WLS (No previous WLS session) WLS will initiate a federation […]