API Gateway Deployment by Niall Commiskey

imageThe February 21 of OIC release brings OCI API Gateway Connectivity to OIC. So, as you can see, I have my Gateway. Now I create an API Gateway connection in OIC – Read the complete article here

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DevOps and Release Automation for Oracle Integration Cloud – Webcast May 13th 2021

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As you may know, the FlexDeploy DevOps platform can improve your enterprise software development, operations, and release processes. You can achieve high quality software faster with less cost and risk, increase visibility into your pipeline, and eliminate manual activities and scripting.

In this technical webinar, take a deep-dive into FlexDeploy’s out-of-the-box support for Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) with a FlexDeploy expert.

You will learn:

  • Continuous delivery release pipelines, dashboards, and reports
  • Automated deployment of integrations and configuration
  • Manage connection property replacement
  • Incorporate continuous integration (CI) and automated testing
Details:

When: May 13th at 11am-12pm EDT / 8am-9am PDT

Where: Virtually, via WebEx

Who: Those interested in exploring DevOps, CI/CD, and Release Orchestration for Oracle Integration Cloud

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OIC & OCI API Gateway Integration: Quick and Easy by Varinder Kaur

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This blog is for a new feature coming out in Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) February 2021 release.

If you are interested in OCI API Gateway Integration, then read this blog as it covers the steps needed to seamlessly integrate with API Gateway.

The API Gateway service enables you to publish APIs with private endpoints that are accessible from within your network, and which you can expose with public IP addresses if you want them to accept internet traffic. Now you can create an Oracle OCI API Gateway Deployment from a OIC Rest based Integration. The API deployment will be created with routing rules pointing to the activated integration.

AssumptionOIC user has already created API Gateway or access to API Gateway.
Creating a Deployment from OIC :

· Configure in API Management settings with OCI Signature V1 Policy : Configure the properties – tenancy OCID, user OCID, fingerprint, private key and passphrase(if present). These properties can be found under your profile menu, tenancy and user settings. Click on Save button after configuring the values, it will validate the credentials and save API gateway settings.

· Activate an Integration: Taking the example of a sample integration here- "Echo" integration ( You can build your own integration). Activate the integration by clicking on Activate icon. The below activate dialog will appear.In the activate dialog, there is an additional action of "Activate and Deploy" which will perform two actions- first activate the integration and then deploy it. Read the complete article here.

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Embedding Oracle Integration Insight dashboards : Quickly and Easily by Sandhya Lakshmi Gopalan

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Integration Insight in Oracle Integration empowers business users by providing a real-time view into their business processes. In addition to viewing Insight dashboards within the Oracle Integration console, Insight offers the capability to embed business dashboards in other applications.

For example:

  • If your business involves order management and you already have your business users using Oracle Cloud ERP to manage your orders, you can embed Insight dashboards for the order process in Cloud ERP. This provides business users with a single consolidated view within Cloud ERP, without needing to sign into Oracle Integration to view the Insight dashboards.
  • If you have a financial business process, with a front-end application that is used by business users, Insight dashboards can be embedded in the front-end application to show real-time business process metrics that can assist in making business decisions.

Integration Insight provides two ways to embed dashboards in other applications:

  • A URL builder for embedding dashboards in an iFrame.
  • Oracle JET Composite Component Architecture (CCA) components for embedding dashboards as HTML elements. Read the complete article here.

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Linking OCI to ServiceNow via Oracle Integration by Michael Chen

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Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) is often used to connect to SaaS apps such as Salesforce and ERP. In my case, that app is a ServiceNow developer instance. Common integration patterns involve sending data between SaaS apps, whether in a one-to-one or multi-pronged approach. However, it is also possible to set up integration with OCI services that emit events. This is commonly done through the use of Oracle Functions, a "serverless platform that lets developers create, run, and scale applications without managing any infrastructure." The general structure of such an approach is the following:

  • Some OCI service emits an event
  • An OCI Event is configured to capture this event
    • This event is linked to a function, which is triggered
  • An OCI Function invokes an integration

Design Overview

Use case: manage cloud compute networks using ServiceNow tables. A customer wanted to manage the VMs that they created in various clouds using their ServiceNow account, which they were already familiar with. The idea here is that their ServiceNow tables would automatically sync with their cloud environments to reflect the state of all the VMs in their cloud networks. Here is an example: suppose I have three Oracle VMs and one GCP VM. One of the Oracle VMs is terminating, and another Oracle VM is stopped. On my ServiceNow table, called cmdb_ci_vm_instance_list, I will see four entries: one online Oracle VM, one offline Oracle VM, one terminated Oracle VM, and one online GCP VM. Now, suppose I provisioned a new GCP VM and restarted the offline Oracle VM. The ServiceNow table should automatically update to show two online Oracle VMs, one terminated Oracle VM, and two online GCP VMs. Finally, if I were to drill down into one of these entries, I would be able to view some basic information such as date of creation, VM shape/image, CPU count, etc. Read the complete article here.

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An easy way to handle the Oracle ERP Callback when importing data by Daniel Teixeira

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One of the main benefits of using the Oracle ERP Adapter is the capability to easily receive the Callbacks of a previously triggered FBDI job. Triggering the FBDI job is great, but without knowing the result, the whole process lacks consistency.

This post will focus on the Callback. Have a look at this one, that covers the mechanism to Import files into ERP.

Enable Callback

We need to modify the Import Integration from the previous post, and that is selecting the option Enable Callback. This is quite simplified now. In the past we would need to refer to the Integration Name and Id for this to work. Now, the CallBack is an Event published by ERP. Then we create a new Integration to handle the Callback. Read the complete article here.

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February 2021 Oracle Integration Fusion Application Adapters Enhancements by Prakash Masand

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Oracle Integration is a customer preferred Integration platform for Integrating with Oracle Fusion Applications viz. ERP Cloud, Engagement Cloud, and HCM Cloud. Oracle Integration Feb 2021 update brings in even further functional enrichments to the already feature-rich Oracle Fusion Application adapters and continues the lead as a customer choice of platform for integration.

In February 2021 update we are pleased to announce the following updates to the Oracle Fusion Application adapters:

1) Support for EFF/DFF flex fields in REST resources

Oracle Fusion applications support associating descriptive (a.k.a. DFF fields) or extensible (a.k.a. EFF fields) flexfield with which you can create custom attributes for the business objects. As customers define, associate, and leverage DFF & EFF fields for enriching the business objects, the real value of enriched business objects is reaped only when the enriched information is exchanged seamlessly to and fro between Oracle Fusion Cloud applications and the rest of business applications in customer footprint. Please note this capability has been enhanced for ERP Cloud and HCM Cloud adapters. Read the complete article here.

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Edit XSLT Source Code in OIC Mapper UI by Ishruthilaya Malarvizhi

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This blog is for a new feature coming out in Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) February 2021 release.

Previously the XSLT source code corresponding to a map, was available in read only mode in Mapper UI. With this new feature, the editing of the XSL source code is allowed in the Mapper UI in the ‘Code’ tab like below:

This action is useful for use cases in which mapping is not possible in the graphical mapper. This eliminates the need to export your XSLT code from Oracle Integration, edit the code manually in a text editor or in a separate graphical tool such as Eclipse or Oracle JDeveloper and then re-import the code into the mapper in Oracle Integration.

Some examples of the use cases in which the mapping not possible in the graphical mapper and the editing in the Code tab can be used are:

  • Create internal variables using <xsl:variable>
  • Correlate multiple sources grouped by key fields using <xsl:for-each-group> Read the complete article here.

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OIC February 21 Release – New Features by Niall Commiskey

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We have a compelling set of new features in the February 21 release.

Again thanks to Antony and Lilly for the official blog post here

What an intelligent looking dog!

Also please refer to the What’s New doc for a exhaustive list of new features.

So, without further ado here are my highlights –

I have organized these as follows –

1. Integration Developer features

1.1. Ability to edit xslt in the Integration Mapper

1.2. Ability to convert scheduled orchestration to app-driven

1.3. OCI API Gateway Connectivity

1.4. Automatic integration reactivation after a connection update

2. Adapters

2.1. New Adapters – Salesforce Commerce Cloud / Oracle Intelligent Track and Trace

2.2. Updates to the Netsuite adapter

2.3. Improvements to various adapter including –

2.3.1. OAuth Authorization Code Credentials support for Fusion Apps adapters.

2.3.2. Apache Kafka Adapter – Transactional Producer support

2.3.3. Again, please refer to the What’s New doc for a comprehensive list of adapter improvements.

3. Insight New Features
4. B2B Trading Partner Management
5. Scheduled Jobs – Ability to run schedules as another user

6. File Server – Ability to List files in folders

Ability to edit xslt in the Mapper

I create a simple REST based integration – note the new streamlined creation dialogue. Also the drop down list for Package etc.  I click on Code – Note the new icons top right – Read the complete article here.

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Webinar: The API’s the limit: Why automated integration will see you succeed in the cloud

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Join Computing Magazine’s Stuart Sumner (Editorial Director), Andrew Hobbs (Content Strategist), and Ian Wallis (Oracle Integration and Digital Experience Director), as well as Vikas Sharma (Technical Lead, Charles Taylor InsureTech), to explore how organisations across the board seek to compete in the so-called API economy.

· How can businesses profit from highly volatile market conditions, while continuing to provide rapid, personalized interactions?

· Why do 78% agree that an integrated technology estate is vital to today’s data-driven organisation?

· How have global events impacted—and galvanised—the migration of data, workloads, and applications to the cloud? Watch the webinar here.

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