Best Practices for Configuring and Extending Fusion Applications Cloud

Introduction Oracle’s Fusion SaaS applications cloud is built on a single data model that connects end-to-end business processes across Human Capital Management (HCM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Experience (CX) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) functionalities. While Oracle is providing a common extension and configuration framework across all Fusion SaaS applications, every pillar has also […]

Implementing Data Level Security in Oracle Analytics Cloud using Identity Cloud Service

Introduction This post describes implementing Data Level Security in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) using Identity Cloud (IDCS) groups. It focuses on what steps are needed. Links to relevant documentation are provided for details on how to perform the steps. One case for using IDCS satisfies a corporate requirement specifying that the assigning of users to […]

Best practices to model prospects, customers, suppliers, partners in an Oracle Fusion cloud implementation

Introduction Three major entities of every business/enterprise in most industries, are Customers, Suppliers and Products. In reality, customer, supplier and product data is required to be stored in all applications and each application might have different data model and data structure requirements. If customer data and product data are not consistently stored in all applications […]

Cloud Security: User Provisioning to Fusion Applications Cloud

Introduction The notion of a user is the most common reason for misunderstanding and confusion. When we mention a user, we often think of the person who is allowed to use an application. However, nearly every application has a different user structure implemented. The challenge is to find a common ground for these differing user […]

Hybrid DNS in OCI

It’s a common scenario to have DNS name resolution between FQDNs in OCI and your on-prem… or between multiple OCI VCNs.  How do we make this happen today?  By using a hybrid DNS solution, of course! What is a hybrid DNS solution?  It’s essentially a DNS overlay on top of the built-in OCI VCN DNS.  […]

Achieving DR in the cloud using Oracle Dyn

Recently a colleague of mine (Kumar) and myself were facing a scenario where we needed to provide a solution providing disaster recovery (DR) functionality between two OCI regions.  It is a fairly common requirement to support some sort of disaster recovery (DR) between different geographical locations.  It has been a common practice in traditional enterprise […]

Part 3: Automate Requests against Identity Cloud Service using Newman

Introduction In Part 1: Automate getting an Identity Cloud Service Access Token in Postman I covered using a Pre-request script to automate getting an Access Token from Identity Cloud Service in order to successfully be authorized to send REST API requests. Then in Part 2: Using Postman Runner with Identity Cloud Service I built on […]

Online document signing using Oracle Integration Cloud and Adobe Sign

Introduction   Here is a typical process for document signing: The document is downloaded and sent via an email. The recipient then prints, signs, scans and emails the document back. The document is uploaded back to the system of records. This process is slow and tedious, but still works for a single recipient. What if […]

Using Oracle Data Integrator with Big Data Cloud

Introduction   This article presents an overview of how to use Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) with Oracle Big Data Cloud (BDC). ODI offers out of the box integration with Big Data technologies such as Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, and Apache Pig, among others. ODI supports both distributions of Hadoop: Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), and […]

FAQ: Integrating E-Business Suite using Integration Cloud Service

1. Is the connectivity agent necessary for the EBS Adapter even when my services are deployed inside DMZ and publically accessible. No. The connectivity agent is only required when EBS REST services are not available on public internet. 2. Can I connect to EBS database from ICS and invoke PL/SQL procedures? Yes, you can use […]

Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle Analytics Cloud using ODI and REST – Part II

  Introduction In December, 2016 Oracle announced Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) release 12.2.1.2.6 which contains significant new features including RESTful services. This three-part series details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Field Service Cloud (OFSC) into Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). Part I details Using ODI to call the RESTful Service which calls the Cloud […]

Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle Analytics Cloud using ODI and REST – Part I

Introduction In December, 2016 Oracle announced Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) release 12.2.1.2.6 which contains significant new features including support for RESTful services. This three-part series details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Field Service Cloud (OFSC) into Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). This post details Using ODI to call the RESTful Service which calls the […]

Using Business Events in E-Business Suite to send messages to other applications via ICS

Introduction In this article, I will discuss and demonstrate the use of Business Events in E-Business Suite (EBS) to integrate it with other applications using Integration Cloud Service (ICS). The Oracle Workflow Business Event System is an application service that leverages the Oracle Advanced Queuing (AQ) infrastructure to communicate business events between systems. This functionality is leverage […]

Eloqua ICS Integration

Introduction Oracle Eloqua, part of Oracle’s Marketing Cloud suite of products, is a cloud based B2B marketing platform that helps automate the lead generation and nurture process. It enables the marketer to plan and execute marketing campaigns while delivering a personalized customer experience to prospects. In this blog I will describe how to integrate Eloqua […]

Integrating Commerce Cloud using ICS and WebHooks

Introduction: Oracle Commerce Cloud is a SaaS application and is a part of the comprehensive CX suite of applications. It is the most extensible, cloud-based ecommerce platform offering retailers the flexibility and agility needed to get to market faster and deliver desired user experiences across any device. Oracle’s iPaaS solution is the most comprehensive cloud […]

Creating custom Fusion Applications User Interfaces using Oracle JET

Introduction JET is Oracle’s new mobile toolkit specifically written for developers to help them build client slide applications using JavaScript. Oracle Fusion Applications implementers are often given the requirement to create mobile, or desktop browser, based custom screens for Fusion Applications. There are many options available to the developer for example Oracle ADF (Java Based) and Oracle JET (JavaScript […]

Implementing an SFDC Upsert Operation in ICS

Introduction While designing SOA services; especially those ones that represent operations around a business object, a common implementation pattern used is upsert. Upsert is an acronym that means the union of “update plus insert”. The idea behind is having a unique operation that decides which action to take – either update the existing record or insert […]

Intelligent Devices with Oracle Edge Analytics & MQTT

Introduction It is becoming increasingly more common to see scenarios where technologies like IoT (Internet of Things) and Event Streaming are combined to create solutions that leverage real-time intelligence for business decision making. Typical scenarios involve monitoring large numbers devices continuously emitting events as a result of some sort of situation detection (commonly detected by […]

Oracle HCM Cloud – Bulk Integration Automation Using SOA Cloud Service

Introduction Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud provides a comprehensive set of tools, templates, and pre-packaged integration to cover various scenarios using modern and efficient technologies. One of the patterns is the batch integration to load and extract data to and from the HCM cloud. HCM provides the following bulk integration interfaces and tools: HCM Data […]