Content & Experience Cloud CaaS REST API: reading

In this blog article I will introduce you to the Oracle Content & Experience Content as a Service REST API. In this blog I will discuss the most used read operations. In a following blogs I will introduce writing content items. This blog discusses a non-public API. The API might change without warning. A Content as […]

Integrating Oracle Project Cloud with Documents Cloud Service using REST APIs and business object-level security.

Introduction Oracle Documents Cloud Service (DCS) enables collaboration through rich set of social and mobile-optimized features. Customers often come across requirements to integrate DCS to Oracle Applications cloud. Such integration improves productivity by taking advantage of features of DCS Service. In this post, let’s take a look at integrating Project Management Cloud, a part of Oracle […]

Uploading a file to Oracle storage cloud service using REST API

Introduction This is the second part of a two part article which demonstrates how to upload data in near-real time from an on-premise oracle database to Oracle Storage Cloud Service. In the previous article of this series, we demonstrated Oracle GoldenGate functionality to write to a flat file using Apache Flume File Roll Sink. If you would […]

Best Practices – Data movement between Oracle Storage Cloud Service and HDFS

Introduction Oracle Storage Cloud Service should be the central place for persisting raw data produced from another PaaS services and also the entry point for data that is uploaded from the customer’s data center. Big Data Cloud Service ( BDCS ) supports data transfers between Oracle Storage Cloud Service and HDFS. Both Hadoop and Oracle […]

Cloud Security: Seamless Federated SSO for PaaS and Fusion-based SaaS

Introduction Oracle Fusion-based SaaS Cloud environments can be extended in many ways. While customization is the standard activity to setup a SaaS environment for your business needs, chances are that you want to extend your SaaS for more sophisticated use cases. In general this is not a problem and Oracle Cloud offers a great number […]

Integrating PCS, DOCS and BI Publisher using OSB/SOACS – Part 3

Introduction In the part 1 and part 2 of this blog, I’ve covered the overview, setup and OSB design, in this part 3 of the blog, I will be covering the PCS design. PCS Design In PCS, we will need to create 2 web service connectors, the first connector is for DOCS folder creation using […]

Integrating PCS, DOCS and BI Publisher using OSB/SOACS – Part 2

Introduction In this part 2 of the blog, we will examine the OSB design used in this demonstration.  OSB is used as an integration layer for PCS, DOCS and BI Publisher as OSB plays an important role acting as an integration layer for protocol translation and message transformation, and it will also serve as a […]

Integrating PCS, DOCS and BI Publisher using OSB/SOACS – Part 1

Introduction In this 3 part blog series, I will be demonstrating on how to use PCS to invoke OSB (On-Prem or SOACS) services and upload a report/doc generated using BI Publisher to DOCS.  The following components are used in this demonstration: Oracle Document Cloud Service (DOCS) Process Cloud Service (PCS) with DOCS integration configured. BI […]

Integrating Oracle Document Cloud and Oracle Sales Cloud, maintaining data level business object security

Introduction When customers see the rich functionality available in Oracle Documents Cloud they often ask if they can use this functionality within their Oracle Fusion SaaS Applications to store, and share, documents. At first the integration appears to be quite straightforward, e.g. use the Documents Cloud Web API, embed an iFrame that points to the relevant opportunity id folder in […]

Tips on Documents Cloud URL Parameters: Part II

In the first post on this topic we covered some of the ways you can use and understand the Oracle Documents Cloud URL structure. Since that post, an update to DOCS has added some great new features, especially for embedding a folder of file. More granular control over the user interface is possible through URL parameters. In addition, […]

OpenCMIS and Oracle Documents Cloud

Introduction Using Apache Chemistry, a CMIS server can be built to interact with Oracle Documents Cloud Service. Following the example in the OpenCMIS Server Development Guide, a CMIS server for Oracle Documents Cloud can be deployed on a Weblogic or Java Cloud Service (JCS) instance.   Main Article   Oracle Documents Cloud Service (DOCS) is an […]

Displaying Oracle Documents Cloud Services File Picker and Link Picker from other Domains

Introduction The Oracle Documents File Picker and Link Picker allow web applications to select files and folders that reside in the Oracle Documents Cloud Service. These Pickers can start from a specific folder and can further be restricted to a folder structure for a specific user and role when combined with the Oracle Documents App Link. Some of […]

Tips on Documents Cloud URL Parameters

When beginning to use or integrate Documents Cloud into your business, getting to know the URLs in the web interface is helpful. Some of this information is only useful for integrators and developers but even the casual user may find it useful to know how to “read” the URL when viewing a folder or a file. GUID Prefixes […]

Documents Cloud and Atlassian Confluence: A Macro for Attachments

Oracle Documents Cloud Service and Atlassian Confluence both use the term “Application Link” but with different meanings. The Confluence definition is related to connecting two different systems together for integration, whereby authentication settings and connection details are kept securely. In Documents Cloud, the Application Link REST resource definition refers to an embedded user interface that […]

Using an Applink to integrate Oracle Documents Cloud with a SaaS or on-premise application

  Oracle Documents Cloud is an enterprise level file sync and share Cloud service that allows you to easily and securely share documents with members of your team. These Documents can be accessed using a browser or a smart phone. In this context, the people associated with the team are relatively static. The team is […]

Integrating Documents Cloud Public Links to Sales Cloud – Sales Collateral use case

Introduction Oracle Documents Cloud and Oracle Sales Cloud working together is a perfect match to increase productivity. Better if integrates in a single UI. This post will show you how to integrate Oracle Documents Cloud with Oracle Sales Cloud using a simple “Sales Collateral” use case, which consist in showing a new menu item that shows documents […]

Managing Oracle Documents Cloud Service files via curl commands

  Oracle Documents Cloud Service allows users to keep their files in the cloud. It allows organizations to centralize their data. This blog post covers how to manage your files from a terminal. It could be a terminal running on your MacBook laptop, Windows desktop, or Linux server. Command-line tools are a simple applications to upload […]

Using Oracle Documents Cloud REST API with Python Requests

Python Requests is a library that simplifies consuming RESTful resources from the client side. The Oracle Documents Cloud Service (DOCS) REST API fits well with Python Requests, allowing a service call to get a folder or file to be done in few lines of code. Since Python is naturally friendly to JSON responses, parsing the Response object can be […]

Calling Oracle Documents Cloud Service REST APIs from WebCenter Content Custom Components

Files from Oracle Documents Cloud Service can be migrated to and from WebCenter Content using the SkySync desktop application, which makes for simple transferring between WCC and ODCS. However, other use cases with ODCS may be desired from within WCC itself. To interact with ODCS from WCC, a custom component can be created to call […]

Integrating with Documents Cloud using a Text Editor as an example

Introduction Oracle Documents Cloud Service provides a powerful REST API and embed tools allowing integrate with almost anything today. This section will cover a web text editor reading and sending html/text content to the Documents Cloud using basic javascript and JQuery. The first example covers the basic action to load a text area and send […]