One of the most depressing things in IT is our inability to learn. From the 'Oh look our massive waterfall project ran over budget' to the 'I really can't maintain the code we wrote that doesn't have a design or documentation' we do the same things as an industry over and over again. Most depressing however is the phrase 'The IT Strategy would work if the business would just change'.
In some of the past discussions, we have talked about the Six
Business Process Management best practices to start BPM journey.
They are as follows:
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When doing the Business Data Lake pieces it took me back to a view that I had around SOA in that you should take the consumers view when designing a service. This I think is more critical when looking at analytics and reporting where it really is all about the consumption.
What does this mean though to think about data from the consumers perspective? We've all had the '3 V's' shoved at us and
With Java EE 7 out the door since a while it is already time to start planning for the next revision of the platform which will most likely be called Java EE 8. Oracle set up a community survey with which they would like to get input from the community on the relative importance of some of the features they intend to add. First of all this should encourage the interested reader to participate and take the survey.
Rule of thumb for BPEL is - keep those processes short and sweet.
Transient, synchronous is the way to go, if possible.
ORCL docs provide for very good reading in this area - I recommend the FMW Developer Guide for SOA Suite, the FMW SOA Suite Administrators Guide as well as the FMW Performance Guide. The info below, has to a great extent, been taken from there. I also recommend AnTony Reynolds and Matt Wright's - Oracle SOA Suite 11g Developers Guide - available here
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