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Getting Started with Oracle SOA B2B Integration: A Hands-On Tutorial

Krishnaprem Bhatia, Alan Perlovsky, Scott Haaland

Implement Oracle B2B solutions effortlessly with the help of one of the most knowledgeable Oracle author teams ever assembled
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849688864
Paperback332 pages

About This Book

  • Design, implement and monitor B2B transactions quickly using this clear, detailed and practical guide
  • Wide coverage and detailed discussion of Oracle B2B functionality and features for the new and advanced users
  • Full of practical examples, illustrations and product screenshots explained with clear, step-by-step instructions

Who This Book Is For

This book is for B2B architects, consultants and developers who would like to design and develop B2B integrations using Oracle B2B. This book assumes no prior knowledge of Oracle B2B and explains all concepts from scratch using illustrations, real world examples and step-by-step instructions. The book covers enough depth and details to be useful for both beginner and advanced B2B users.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: B2B Overview
A brief history of B2B electronic document exchange
B2B market and technical trends
B2B architecture and implementation patterns
B2B Gateway
B2B standards
B2B standards overview
Chapter 2: Oracle B2B Overview
B2B environment setup
JDeveloper installation tips
System requirements
Oracle B2B installation and post-installation configuration notes
Oracle B2B web components
Introduction to the Oracle B2B e-commerce gateway
Oracle B2B and Service Component Architecture (SCA)
How B2B leverages Oracle Fusion Middleware Metadata Service
Oracle B2B interface quick tour
Chapter 3: Creating Document Definitions
Oracle Document Editor
Installing the Document Editor 7.0.5
Creating documents
Creating document guidelines
Sample data generation and validation
Creating document definitions
Document definition parameters
Chapter 4: Trading Partner Management
B2B configuration process flow
Chapter 5: Setting up B2B Transactions
The B2B lifecycle
Runtime message flow
Large payload handling
EDI batching
Chapter 6: SOA Suite Integration
How B2B and SOA Suite team up
Chapter 7: Reporting and Monitoring
Creating B2B reports
Using B2B metrics
B2B monitoring in Enterprise Manager
Instance data monitoring using Oracle BAM
Chapter 8: Exception Handling
B2B exception handling
Inbound exception handling
Outbound exception handling
Creating a sample exception handler
Chapter 9: Oracle B2B Security Management
Security terminologies
Oracle B2B security architecture
Oracle B2B security features
Oracle B2B runtime security
Chapter 10: Preparing to Go-Live
Oracle B2B production topology
Migrating Oracle B2B from Test to Production (T2P)
B2B Production environment administration
Chapter 11: Advanced Topics
Java callouts
B2B Self-Service utility
B2B Instance Message APIs
B2B Instance Message view
B2B utilities for initiating and receiving messages

What You Will Learn

  • Learn about the B2B industry including different B2B standards
  • Gain vital knowledge about Oracle B2B as a whole
  • Install and use Oracle Document Editor to create guideline files, generate sample data and perform validation for different document types
  • Set up document definitions and trading partners
  • Understand the B2B process flow and lifecycle
  • Integrate with SOA Suite including creating SOA composites, B2B services and B2B references
  • Tune performance for mission critical and high volume use cases, managing deployments, migration of configurations to production environments, and management of metadata

In Detail

Enterprises engaging in B2B communications with their trading partners are facing increased pressure to increase automation and reduce costs. Increased compliance requirements and globalization of economies is fueling B2B adoption in every industry. Gateway solutions in Oracle SOA B2B enable these enterprises to connect easily with external trading partners.

Getting Started with Oracle SOA B2B Integration: A Hands-On Tutorial will show you how to use Oracle B2B platform to extend your current business processes to connect with your external trading partners in an automated, secure fashion, using industry standard B2B protocols. It will show you how to set up documents, partners and agreements and manage your B2B transactions end-to-end, all the way from application to trading partners and vice versa

Starting with an introduction to the B2B industry you then be introduced to Oracle B2B and SOA platforms. You will then begin creat document definitions and get you started with trading partner management. Once you have a solid grounding you will then be taken into the more complex topic of SOA. Integration, reporting, and monitoring will all be covered in detail.

Then you will be shown how to secure your B2B distribution, security is an essential part of all businesses and B2B is no different. Finally you will be introduced to advanced topics that should give you the skills and knowledge to easily go out and do all of this again with next to no guidance.

Utilizing the combined experienced of one of the most knowledgeable Oracle B2B author teams assembled this step-by-step practical guide provides you with the essential information required to implement Oracle B2B solutions including multiple hands-on tutorials that will help you get up and running quickly.


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