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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Maximizing SOA Returns With Enterprise Architecture

    Over the last few years, Service Oriented Architectures have evolved from the latest technology fad to a well established architecture model for organizations. Service Oriented Architectures offer many advantages including cost reduction through shared services, agility through dynamic orchestration of services, and improved interoperability between application silos. The evolution of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Overcoming the Limitations of Conventional Application Performance Management

    Organizations increasingly rely on composite applications to create enterprise agility. Unfortunately, the challenge of managing the performance of these composite environments is significantly more complex than with traditional systems. To be effective and efficient, enterprises need to manage highly distributed Java EE, portal, and SOA applications in a holistic fashion...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Oracle Beehive: A Flexible Collaboration Platform for the Enterprise

    Oracle Beehive is the only unified collaboration platform designed from the ground up for the security, scalability, and manageability needs of large organizations. Beehive's unique, unified model combines a full range of communication and collaboration services such as email, calendar, instant messaging, team workspaces, and conferencing into a single, integrated...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    WebCenter Task Flow Customization (11.1.1.2.0)

    By taking advantage of the Oracle Metadata Services (MDS) framework, Oracle WebCenter enables one to create rich, customizable applications and tailor them to the needs of the organization. One can customize the task flows associated with Oracle WebCenter's Social Computing Services and WebCenter Spaces. One can customize task flows in...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Think Globally, Act Locally: Policy-Driven Security for a Trustworthy Service-Oriented Architecture

    The many benefits of a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), trumpeted by technology vendors for several years, are driving enterprises to deploy a production SOA framework on a wide-scale basis. However, many of the foundational characteristics that make SOA so appealing from an architectural perspective also introduce security issues. While realizing substantial...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Customizing Site Templates in WebCenter Spaces (11.1.1.2.0)

    Out-of-the-box, WebCenter Spaces is pre-configured with a range of site templates that users can apply to their group spaces and pages. Site designers can change or extend out-of-the-box site templates and create brand new ones to achieve a look, feel, and layout to suit their organization. This white paper describes...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using Oracle iPlanet Web Server as a Reverse Proxy for Improved Security

    Large-scale, highly distributed networked systems offer unrivaled efficiency and effectiveness for organizations by establishing extensive levels of organizational integration. However, accompanying the benefits of global integration are increased risks of invasion and compromise. Reverse proxies offer an effective method for protecting corporate Web infrastructures, such as Web sites, data, and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    SOA Anti-Patterns: How Not to Do Service-Oriented Architecture

    Early expectations for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) were high. But eager and well-intentioned early adopters faced unforeseen obstacles that inhibited the realization of SOA's purported benefits. It turns out that to deploy SOA successfully requires as much organizational as technical skill. This is especially apparent when attempting to implement SOA at...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Service-Oriented Security: An Application-Centric Look at Identity Management

    Today's applications deals with many facets of security - from data encryption to data access, from policy management to user lifecycle, from industry standards to government regulations - and the list goes on. Application vendors and customers have solved many of these problems in their own ways. Such solutions may...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    An Agentless Approach to Runtime Governance: Leveraging the Platform to Enforce Policies

    The principles of a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) call for active governance of SOA-based systems at runtime to ensure the meeting of quality of service expectations. To accomplish this, organizations need runtime visibility across a heterogeneous network of services and must be able to maintain control as their networks evolve. Without...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    How Cloud Service Consumers Manage and Govern Cloud-Based Applications

    If the organization is like most others, one is evaluating the cloud architecture to understand how to gain the benefits of consuming cloud services. Whether one plans to consume cloud services in the context of a private cloud or across the open internet, many management and governance challenges can stand...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    WebCenter Suite 11g: Empowering Users to Create an Agile and Intelligent Business

    Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g enables organizations to create flexible and rich portals, applications and Web sites, and places robust customization components and enterprise-ready Web 2.0 capabilities directly into the hands of users to increase productivity and drive business agility and intelligence. At its core, Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g speeds the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Developers and Identity Services - Bridging Usability and Transparency With Role Provider Service

    Service-Oriented Security (SOS) aligns with the overall Application-Centric approach of the entire Oracle Fusion Middleware platform - with the goal of providing a comprehensive, standards-based, developer-friendly platform. By leveraging and sharing many of the common Identity Services, SOS allows developers to spend the effort on where it counts the most...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    WebCenter Task Flow Customization

    By taking advantage of the Oracle Metadata Services (MDS) framework, Oracle WebCenter enables one to create rich, customizable applications and tailor them specifically to one organization. One can customize the task flows associated with Oracle WebCenter, such as the WebCenter Web 2.0 Services and WebCenter Spaces task flows. One can...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Get Going With Oracle SOA Governance 11g

    The Oracle SOA governance 11g solution provides 3 primary value propositions: Visibility, control and analytics throughout the SOA lifecycle. Oracle's SOA Governance 11g solution provides an end-to-end SOA lifecycle solution for automating the governance process. It helps organizations overcome the challenges associated with SOA success to keep the SOA on...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Tuxedo in a SOA World

    Service Oriented Architecture is one of the most widely accepted architectural approaches to building and integrating applications. Although the term was coined in 1994, the architectural approach wasn't widely accepted until a decade later. Today most large scale applications apply SOA in at least some part of their design. While...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Managing Exceptions in Distributed Applications

    Exceptions are the cause of lost orders, lost revenue, and overall inefficiencies. Business operations teams seldom have the visibility they need to detect these issues or respond to them proactively. As a result, transaction failures and other exceptions lead to not only immediate revenue loss but also customer churn. Distributed...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    SCA: Bringing Modern SOA Programming to Tuxedo

    Oracle Tuxedo is one of the original SOA platforms. Everything in Tuxedo is a service and invoked as a service. Tuxedo also provides industry leading performance, scalability, and reliability. What Tuxedo has lacked is a simple programming model that lends itself to rapid development and easy reuse of services. By...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Managing Service Levels in Distributed Applications

    Composite applications - such as Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), cloud, Web 2.0, business process management, and Web services systems - bring a compelling set of opportunities to enterprise IT. Distributed, federated, loosely coupled systems enable efficient business interactions with customers and partners by adjusting easily to rapidly changing business conditions. However,...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Taishin Bank to Save US$1.54 Million a Year by Automating Image Process Management

    Over the past decade, Taishin Bank installed six image process management systems using technologies from external providers or developed internally. Over time, the technologies used to develop the systems have either become outdated, or technical support for them has terminated. As a result, Taishin Bank was under pressure to revamp...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    EPS Famisanar Improves Online Services and Reduces Call Center Transaction Amounts by 20% With New Portal

    EPS Famisanar wanted to develop a transactional portal to provide online services to users (its members, companies, and business advisors) and comply with applicable privacy health laws and facilitate online communication between EPS Famisanar and its health service centers to extend visibility and transparency throughout the organization. The challenge was...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems and XML-Based Archiving for SAP Systems

    Sun created the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems to respond to requirements for effective, manageable, and scalable data storage. Sun's open-systems approach carefully selects the best general purpose servers and storage components, combines them with innovative technologies, and unifies them with storage software. Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Comgas Adopts a Service-Oriented Architecture Approach to Meet Retail Marketing Needs

    This case study provides an insight into how Comgas worked along with Oracle to adopt a service-oriented architecture approach, in order to meet its retail marketing requirements. Comgas, the abbreviated form of Companhia de Gas de Sao Paulo S.A., was founded one hundred and thirty seven years ago and is...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Comparison: WLI File Control and the Oracle File Adapter

    Management of computer files has become an important task as one relies more and more on computer-based activities. When it comes to files and IT, it incorporates files on mobile devices to corporate servers, all of which pass through a PC. Therefore, when it comes to integrating such a variety...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Data Services in SOA: Maximizing the Benefits in Enterprise Architecture

    Leading organizations are turning to services that can participate in orchestrated business processes. Most of these services are vertical in nature and offer flexibility that helps in improving the quality of the data that flows through these services. The value of these services can be significantly enhanced by taking a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Web Services Versioning

    This paper focuses on identifying the types of changes that can occur in services, introducing different patterns that can be considered for Web services versioning and Provide guidelines for applying those patterns in real-world solutions. It provides a good understanding of the main aspects that should be dealt with when...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Security Token Service and Identity Delegation With Metro

    The Metro is a high performance, extensible, easy-to-use web services stack. This paper discusses the basics of WS-Trust and its Security Token Service (STS) framework and showed how to take advantage of Metro's support of WS-Trust and STS to secure a web service. It also shows how identity delegation in...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Web Services Support in Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse

    There are various tools and frameworks that are designed to support Web Service development. Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse (OEPE) 11g offers a set of certified standard-based plug-ins for the Eclipse IDE that improves JEE development, debugging, and installation process for Oracle WebLogic Server. OEPE delivers added value by offering...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Put Your Arrays in a Bind

    The arrangement of Oracle database and Oracle data provider for .NET (ODP .NET) can offer various methods to achieve the same task that provides users with flexibility to create choices according to the environment and needs. Array binding discussed in this paper is used to lessen network round-trips and also...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Monitoring Performance Using the WebLogic Diagnostics Framework

    The WebLogic Diagnostic Framework (WLDF) offers various services and APIs that are designed to provide the capacity to collect and surface metrics, which provides visibility into server and application performance. Server and application performance data can be collected from Oracle WebLogic Server. WDLF services are used for a range of...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Line Up Your Applications

    Applications frequently need to pass messages to each other, and they need to do so reliably and often asynchronously. This goal is typically achieved with queuing: producer applications enqueue messages and consumer applications dequeue messages. A message stays in the queue until a consumer application dequeues it or the message...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    The Full Set

    Building a .NET application that accesses Oracle Database involves a variety of tasks besides writing .NET code: creating users and roles, creating tables and table data, generating SQL scripts and checking them into source control, and performance tuning,. This article builds a .NET application with Oracle Database and step by...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Right Transaction

    Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET) offers two distinct transaction types: implicit and explicit. Without the proper understanding of these transaction types, it is possible to create an application that does not function correctly or that leads to data inconsistencies or corruption. A database transaction simply means a logical unit...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Uljanik Shipyard Cuts Technical Documentation Production and Distribution Time by 20%

    Uljanik Shipyard Inc. wanted to introduce efficient and profitable management of a large amount of complex technical documentation (averaging 4,800 items for each ship built) to improve shipyard productivity and shorten the time required to register, archive, and distribute computer-aided design to streamline business processes. The challenge was to avoid...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Data Tier Caching for SOA Performance

    Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is changing the way applications are developed and integrated. The organizations can reuse the existing business logic easily with the help of web service standards, free from the implementation of various new technologies in the business logic. This paper talks about injecting high performance into the data...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Code-Free Application Extensions and Integrations

    With the growth in business environment, many organizations are adapting to change in order to develop their operational quality, enhance customer focus, and increase cost-effective relationships. Invasion application extensions and integrations are problems faced by the IT department of organizations. Many business organizations make an effort to close business and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Setting Web Service and JCA Adapter Endpoints Dynamically in Oracle SOA Suite

    Various business processes in organizations are carried out with some form of integration with external systems including file systems, web services, message queues, databases, and backend applications. The endpoints of these systems mentioned here are different for growth, testing, and production. They can also be changed during the application's life...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Clustering SOA Suite

    It is no mean task to configure a cluster. When it comes to an SOA Suite Cluster, it might seem easy at large. But there are still some things that might leave one befuddled. This blog looks at how one can configure a cluster in a manner that is more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Turn Applications into Portlets

    Code reuse is a common practice in application development, but as an application developer, it is usable as a complete application - or an Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF) task flow - with a portal or another application. Oracle JDeveloper 11g enables to create applications and Oracle ADF task...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Oracle Take a REST on JAX-WS With WebLogic Server 10.3

    Representational State Transfer (REST) describes any simple interface that transmits data over a standardized interface (such as HTTP) without an additional messaging layer, such as SOAP. Roy Fielding, the inventor of REST, said that the REST architectural style has been used to guide the design and development of the architecture...

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