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Applied SOA Patterns on the Oracle Platform

By : Sergey Popov
Book Image

Applied SOA Patterns on the Oracle Platform

By: Sergey Popov

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Applied SOA Patterns on the Oracle Platform
About the Author
About the Reviewers
An Introduction to Oracle Fusion – a Solid Foundation for Service Inventory
Gotcha! Implementing Security Layers


Oracle has come a long way from ad-hoc apps that link to enterprise integration and finally, to the full-fledged service orientation. With no doubt, products from Collaxa, BEA, and Sun turned the single DB-company into one of the strongest Middleware players with the most advanced products in the portfolio. Importantly, we see that Oracle SOA's product stack is evolving and this evolution is guided by the open standards committees where Oracle is the one most active contributor and is influenced from partners and customers who bring business demands and challenges. At the same time, it is important for us not to follow this path blindly, trusting somebody else's strategy, but rather choose our own way of achieving the strategic goals. In this sense, Oracle is setting a good example by assembling its own and acquired products following the Composability principle and giving us a wide range of the tools, enabling service-oriented computing.

Some architects accuse Oracle of offering...