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

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  • 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

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.

  • 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
Page Count 332
Course Length 9 hours 57 minutes
ISBN 9781849688864
Date Of Publication 10 Jul 2013


Krishnaprem Bhatia

Krishnaprem Bhatia has over twelve years of experience in the Software Development, Product Management, and IT industry. He started working with Oracle in 2001 and since then he has been working in various aspects of enterprise software integration including application, business process, and B2B integration. He has extensive software development experience, building world class integration solutions using Oracle technologies. As a Product Manager for Oracle B2B, he has worked extensively with customers and partners worldwide to develop unique B2B solutions, for solving integration challenges in nearly all industry verticals. Through dozens of workshops, he has interacted with and trained hundreds of integration experts on Oracle B2B across North America, Europe, and Asia. He loves to read, workout at the gym, and also has a passion for traveling as he has been to more than 26 countries. He holds a B.S. (with Highest Honors) in Computer Science and Engineering from UC Davis and an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.

Alan Perlovsky

Alan Perlovsky is a Senior Principal Consultant with Oracle's SOA/Fusion Middleware Practice and has been with Oracle for last five years where he is helping the Oracle Clients with the adoption of technologies such as Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), B2B, and security. After starting his career as an Enterprise Application Development in the early nineties, and until now, he has been lucky to be involved in many exciting projects such as 24x7 EDI and XML transaction Clearinghouse, the world's biggest HIPAA implementation to date, and Global Combat Support Systems that introduces cutting edge enabling technology in support of the US Marines logistics operations, among others.

Scott Haaland

Scott Haaland has over 20 years experience in the Software Development and IT industry. He started working in 1992 for Hewlett Packard, and then for the spinoff company from HP called Agilent Technologies. After branching out on his own with two different businesses, including a Software Consulting business, he also picked up many business management skills along the way as well. Most recently, Scott has joined Oracle in 2012 as a Principal Product Manager for the SOA Suite team, with a special emphasis on Oracle B2B. While working for Hewlett Packard as a Developer for their EDI Services team, Scott gained expertise in many different B2B standards, such as EDI X.12, TRADACOMMS, EDIFACT, and EIAJ. With the advent of Message Oriented Middleware and then the transition into Service Oriented Architecture, Scott continued to gain important Integration Architecture skills while at Agilent Technologies, where he helped to develop a Canonical model based on the OAGIS 8.0 specification for internal application to application integration using TIBCO technologies. Scott learned SOA Suite while providing consulting services, and helped his clients with a transition to a Service Oriented Architecture approach for integration using Oracle SOA Suite 11g. As a Product Manager for Oracle SOA Suite, his expertise in EDI, A2A, SOA, and B2B have proven invaluable towards the writing of this book. Scott enjoys spending time with his family, working on home improvement projects, working on cars, and volunteering at his church and in his community.