Oracle SOA Cloud Service: using Rest API to start and stop instances by Eduardo Barra Cordeiro


In this article, Qualogy’s Eduardo Cordeiro shares some tips about how to use Oracle Cloud Rest API to start and stop your SOA CS stack. This article is based on the official Oracle cloud documentation.

Use case

Even though you can always use the cloud dashboard console to control your cloud instances, it is useful to have some scripts scheduled to start and stop when you want to save your credits, mainly for non-production environment. If you want to keep your instances up only 5 days a week, 8h per day (not 24×7), you are probably searching for a way to automate this process.

Using Rest API to manage SOA Cloud Service instances

In the Oracle documentation you will find all the available commands that can be executed to manage your instances. In this post I will use start and stop commands only. Additional to that, I will share how to start/stop your databases in the cloud. The standard URL that you will use to execute your commands on SOA CS instances is: 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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