Even the word extending is a bit too exuberant to describe the relations between SOA and EDA in general (again, being practical and factual, we do not participate in any discussions of that kind). Why is there, then, such a statement seen so often in publications related to OFM? Well, because in the case of OFM, it is quite true. The following concepts in Oracle SCA are not exactly new but were not established from the very beginning:
Establishing sensors in BPEL to detect events
Emitting (signaling) events using BPEL (via Invoke | Interaction Type | Event) or Mediator by subscribing to them (Mediator)
Consuming emitted events
As you may have noticed, we have been discussing the implementation of SOA patterns on a wide range of Oracle products and sometimes even avoiding using particular...