Testing latency and throughput

Purpose This article is meant to provide steps to test latency and throughput between servers and/or datacenters. The tests described here are not meant to test application performance from and end user perspective.   Overview This post will provide an overview of some basic throughput and latency testing. Before testing, check your route. Is it […]

CI/CD with Mobile Cloud Services

Introduction Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) is a popular practice in modern development teams. The idea behind these concepts is to automate as much as possible from the deployment cycle with as little human interaction as possible. This is done by writing tests at several levels. Each time a change is made, the tests will run […]

Techniques used to build PaaS4SaaS Mashup using Oracle Application Builder Cloud Service

Introduction Oracle ABCS is Oracles new citizen developer service allowing citizen developers the ability to quickly build applications for the web/mobile web. A common request from SaaS customers is the desire to have both standalone and embeded custom screens for their SaaS solutions. These obviously need to be feature rich, sexy UIs and above all […]

Oracle ATG Commerce Marketplace image for Oracle Public Cloud

Introduction Oracle ATG Commerce can be quickly installed and configured in Oracle Public Cloud(OPC) using Oracle provided images located in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. These images are based on the Oracle ATG Commerce provisioning process described in http://www.ateam-oracle.com/oracle-atg-commerce-iaascloud-provisioning/ A predefined configuration template, and corresponding orchestration files are provided; allowing the end user to have an […]

Oracle ATG Commerce IaaS/Cloud provisioning

Introduction The Oracle ATG Commerce provisioning tool set allows for the rapid deployment of the ATG Commerce stack. The tool set contains 3 distinct components that can be used independently, or together to create a Cloud provisioning, software installation and software configuration solution. The Oracle ATG Commerce stack is comprised of several integrated software packages. […]

MCS Mobile Solution for E-Business Suite – Part 1 (Introduction)

Introduction Earlier this month, a new version of mobile cloud service (MCS) was released, MCSV2.0 (16.2.3) offers many new features and capabilities such as Location based services. For the full list of new capabilities,please check Oracle MCS V2.0 release notes here. One of the new features MCS V2.0 offers, is a set of pre-packaged applications that allows you […]

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 […]

Java API for Integration Cloud Service

Author: Ricardo Ferreira Introduction Oracle ICS (Integration Cloud Service) provides a set of handy REST APIs that allow users to manage and monitor related artifacts such as connections, integrations, lookups and packages. It also allow the retrieval of monitoring metrics for further analysis. More details about it can be found in the following documentation link. […]

Hybrid Mobile Apps: Using the Mobile Cloud Service JavaScript SDK with Oracle JET

Introduction Oracle’s Mobile Cloud Service has a Javascript SDK that makes connecting your hybrid mobile app to your mobile backend service a breeze.  The Javascript SDK for MCS comes in two flavors, one for web applications and one for Cordova applications. The MCS Javascript SDK for Cordova has a few more capabilities than the web version, such […]

Accessing Fusion Data from BI Reports using Java

Introduction In a recent article by Richard Williams on A-Team Chronicles, Richard explained how you can execute a BI publisher report from a SOAP Service and retrieve the report, as XML, as part of the response of the SOAP call.  This blog article serves as a follow on blog article providing a tutorial style walk […]

Optimize Oracle JET – Continue

Introduction It seams to be a lot of interest about my previous article, regarding Oracle JET optimization techniques. In this second post of the same journey I would like to continue with the optimization. As I mention in the previous article it is possible by using the Require JS Optimizer, to reduce the requests to […]

Optimize Oracle JET

Introduction In my last article, I shown you how you could run a Node project using Oracle JET. In this post I would use the project as a basis and talk about another interesting topic, optimization. There are many aspects how HTML based client-server applications should be optimized, but mostly comes down to two key […]

Oracle Mobile Cloud Service by Example Part 2: Create a Hello World Mobile API in 4 mins

Get started with Mobile Cloud Service (we call it MCS) in 4 mins!!! I published this short video back in June on the A-Team youtube channel. This is the first thing anyone should do when they work with MCS to establish connectivity Its already had lots of viewings so I thought I would show it here […]

Oracle JET with NodeJS

Introduction Now that Oracle JET is released, you may look for simple way to start playing with the framework, not only on the UI side but also using some mock-up REST APIs and probably build something more realistic. In this article I would like to show you a simple way to use Oracle JET in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Valuable Tools For Diagnostics Gathering and Troubleshooting

Introduction The Oracle A-Team is often asked to help customers identify a myriad of JVM and SOA application issues.  Without fail, the customer will be asked for data regarding their application.  This is not application data, but rather data about the running application from the JVM’s perspective. The data we ask for normally includes Java […]

Diagnosing performance issues front to back-end in WebLogic Server applications with Java Flight Recorder

Introduction The Java Mission Control and Java Flight Recorder are relatively new tools that have extended greatly the diagnostics capabilities of the Java platform. They allow collecting an impressive amount of detailed runtime information about the JVM, with minimum performance impact, in a way that would have been hard to imagine a few years ago. […]

Jumpstarting Development on the Cloud – Part 1 : Standardizing a Workflow

Introduction This article introduces you to a standardized multi-user workflow for the Oracle Developer Cloud Service. The intent is to showcase a how a team starting on the Oracle developer Cloud Service would collaborate on code to address various requirements and use-cases in a typical SDLC model. We present a popular branching and merging model that lets […]