Getting Started with Oracle Process Cloud Service by Andreas Chatziantoniou


Coming from a Business Process Management (BPM) environment, the Oracle Process Cloud Service (PCS) certainly looks and feels different, and has a number of merits that might go unnoticed. This article shows how to discover the potential of PCS and put it to good use in your projects.

The World We Live In

For a number of years, budgets   having been moving away from IT departments and into the business organization.   This has led to a situation in which we encounter "citizen developers," typical business users who (at least in theory) write their own application.

Because many services now reside in the cloud, these citizen developers can start right away and do not need to wait weeks for the IT department to provision the systems. These cloud services are immediately accessible and provide an easy-to-use development environment for the quick release of small business applications.

So let’s have a look how a citizen developer might use PCS.

The Interface

As with all Oracle Cloud Services, you will see a somewhat technical dashboard when first logging in to your domain. This is definitely aimed for developers and cloud administrators.

For somebody who has dealt with the typical Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control, this certainly looks very dressed down. Remember that we are not — I repeat: NOT — managing the environment, which is in the cloud. What you see here is all you need to see — uptime and the number of instances/conversations/documents, etc.– that make up your cloud service. Read the complete article here.

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About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

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