Getting Started With Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 � A Hands-On Tutorial

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  • Build a services-oriented composite application
  • Learn iteratively with each chapter introducing new technology components and adding a functional increment
  • Grasp the fundamentals of Oracle SOA Suite 11g platform infrastructure, including: Web-Service Binding, Mediator, and Database Adapter
  • Dive in deeper with BPEL, Rules, Human Workflow, and JMS Adapter
  • Enhance your composite application with Policy-based Fault Handling, Business Events, Sensors, and Security policies
  • Augment your project with Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) and B2B integration
  • Use the service bus for service virtualization
  • Get to grips with the built-in testing framework
  • Explore life-cycle management features

Accelerate your learning path to Oracle SOA Suite 11g with this easy-to-use and comprehensive hands-on tutorial. This tutorial is built upon proven training content that has been acclaimed by hundreds of developers at SOA Suite 11g rollout training courses.

Getting Started With Oracle SOA Suite 11g walks you through the development of a services-oriented composite application based on a real-life scenario. The solution is built in an iterative fashion, with each chapter introducing new features one by one. This fully illustrated step-by-step tutorial is based on proven training content that has been praised by hundreds of developers in product training courses forming the SOA Suite 11g rollout.

SOA has evolved from being a buzzword into a mature technology, and is now used in mission-critical systems all around the world. With Oracle SOA Suite 11g, Oracle provides a complete, integrated, standards-based and best-of-breed solution to build and manage large, highly demanding SOA projects.

The book starts by introducing key SOA concepts, and emerging standards such as Service Component Architecture (SCA), that are key to understanding Oracle SOA Suite 11g. The remainder of the book, written in the form of a tutorial, will quickly guide new and experienced developers through the complete breadth of features and components offered by Oracle SOA Suite 11g. This tutorial is modular, and you will learn how to build a services-oriented composite application project iteratively with each chapter introducing new technology components and adding a functional increment. Ready-to-deploy solutions are provided for each and every step, so developers can jump into the tutorial at any point in the book, beginning with the solution for the previous chapter. Chapter instructions are written at three levels of complexity: detailed step by step instructions for the newbie, high level functional and design notes for those who want the challenge of building without the details, and a quick-build list of objects for experienced users who just want to build the application.

  • Offers an accelerated learning path for the much anticipated Oracle SOA Suite 11g release
  • Beginning with a discussion of the evolution of SOA, this book sets the stage for your SOA learning experience
  • Includes a comprehensive overview of the Oracle SOA Suite 11g Product Architecture
  • Explains how Oracle uses standards like Services Component Architecture (SCA) and Services Data Object (SDO) to simplify application development
  • Describes how Oracle has unified services and events into one platform
  • Created to be an iterative tutorial, introducing one feature at a time
  • Includes exercises for associated technologies such as Governance, B2B transactions, and Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
  • Built around a real-life scenario to illustrate all the key features
  • Full of illustrations, diagrams, and tips for developing SOA applications faster, with clear step-by-step instructions and practical examples
  • Written by Oracle SOA Suite Product Management team members
Page Count 492
Course Length 14 hours 45 minutes
ISBN 9781847199782
Date Of Publication 30 Sep 2009


Demed L'Her

Demed L'Her is Director of Product Management at Oracle, where he is responsible for the Oracle SOA Suite. He has been with Oracle since 2006, focusing on ESB, JMS and next-generation SOA platforms. Before joining Oracle, Demed spent eight years with TIBCO Software, a pioneer in electronic trading, message-oriented middleware and enterprise integration. He has been involved in some of the largest messaging and integration projects around the world, from setting up trading floors in Tokyo to troubleshooting semiconductor manufacturing fabs in Arizona. Demed holds an Engineering Degree from the Ecole Nationale Suprieure des Tlcommunications de Bretagne, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Universit de Bretagne Occidentale and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Universit de Rennes I.

Heidi Buelow

Heidi Buelow is a BPM Product Manager with Oracle and is responsible for Oracle BPM Suite and programs such as beta and technical previews. Heidi joined Oracle in 2006, and previously was Chief Application Architect developing a Business Process Management engine, developer toolset, and application framework. Heidi started her career as a software developer at Xerox working on the Xerox Network Services and Star Workstation products where she first learned to appreciate object-oriented and services-oriented technologies. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

Jayaram Kasi

Jayaram Kasi is a product manager with Oracle, and focuses on SOA technologies. Before that he had been a software architect for 20 years working on relational database kernels at HP, OLTP monitors based on DCE at HP, High Availability at HP, ECommerce Infrastructure at Commerce One, and Enterprise Service Bus at BEA. Jayaram has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Hawaii.

Manas Deb

Manas Deb is a senior director in the Fusion Middleware/SOA, BPM, Governance Suites Product Group at Oracle HQ. He currently leads outbound product management and many strategic engagements initiatives for Oracle's SOA, BPM, and Governance solutions, worldwide. He is also responsible for Oracle/HQ-based SOA Methodology initiatives. He has worked in the software industry for over twenty years, most of which was spent in software product management/marketing and on architecting and leading a wide variety of enterprise-level application development and business integrations projects in a wide variety of industries. A graduate of The Indian Institute of Technology (KGP), Manas attended post-graduate studies at University of Texas at Austin. He received his PhD in an inter-disciplinary program comprising Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, and Engineering. Manas also has an MBA with specialization in international business.

Prasen Palvankar

Prasen Palvankar is a Director of Product Management at Oracle and is responsible for outbound SOA Suite and BPM Suite product-related activities such as providing strategic and architectural support to Oracle's SOA Suite and BPM Suite current and prospective customers and also includes field and partner enablement, and training. Prasen joined Oracle in 1998 and worked as a Technical Director in the Advanced Technology Solutions group in Oracle Consulting delivering large-scale integration projects before taking on his current role five years ago. Prior to joining Oracle, he worked as a Principal Software Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation.