SOA Suite to OIC –> how easy is it? By Niall Commiskey

imageThis is the first in a series of posts addressing current SOA Suite customers interested in leveraging Oracle Integration Cloud. We currently have many SOA Suite customers adopting OIC. This adoption can take different forms –

1. "Migrating" existing SOA composites to OIC –

Here we are essentially talking about re-implementing the existing SOA Suite composites in OIC. I have many customers doing this and doing it very well. One of them had ca. 200 integrations to implement in OIC. This work was done by a team of 2 developers over a period of 6 months – that is from initial development to production.

2. Lift and Shift SOA Suite on-premise to SOA on OCI – Net new integrations implemented on OIC –

Think of the following scenario – customer is doing a lift and shift of E-Business Suite on-premise to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). SOA Suite is heavily used so it makes sense to lift and shift this component as well. Customer then adopts a cloud based CRM and now has net new integration requirements in respect of, for example, opportunity to order between CRM and EBS.

3. Co-existence – Net new OIC integrations invoking SOA Suite processes via the OIC SOA Suite adapter and SOA Suite composites invoking OIC integrations.

This post, is, hopefully, the first of many on this theme. I begin with the simple BPEL process shown above and go deeper as we go along. The process is very simple – allowing me to insert an Order in the Database, via a SOAP interface. 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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