Creating Event Based E-Mail and Text Notifications for BICS using Apex

Introduction Event Based notification functionality for Oracle’s BI Cloud Service (BICS) will be available later this year, but until that time some of the same functionality can be created through Apex. This article will walk through a process for creating notifications, both e-mail and SMS text message, based on a data event within BICS.  The article […]

Extracting Data from BICS / Apex via RESTful Webservice

Introduction BI Cloud Service (BICS) has an API to load data into the underlying database (more details here), but reports created in BICS can not be made available and called as web-services to extract the data.  This article will document a method by which RESTful web-services can be created in Apex and exposed to replicate […]

Loading Data in Oracle Database Cloud Service

Oracle Database Cloud Service – Schema (a.k.a Database Schema Service) is an Oracle Platform Cloud Service offering that provides a single Oracle Database schema which is fully managed by Oracle. It also includes Oracle Application Express (APEX), which is a rapid browser-based database application development system. In addition to allowing you to rapidly build database-based […]

Calling BPEL web services from Application Express

Just a quick post, on an issue that seems to come up a lot – how to call a BPEL web service from Application Express.  This used to be quite challenging, but now, with APEX 3.1.2, APEX can understand a … Continue reading