PacktLib: Oracle SOA Infrastructure Implementation Certification Handbook (1Z0-451)

Oracle SOA Infrastructure Implementation Certification Handbook (1Z0-451)

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Overview of Oracle SOA Certification

Introduction to Oracle and the products

Oracle acquisition

Introducing Oracle SOA Suite 11g

New features in Oracle SOA Suite 11g

Oracle SOA certification objectives

Why get certified?

Exam details

Registration procedure

Summary

Service-Oriented Architecture Concepts

What is SOA?

Do we really benefit a lot by designing applications using this method?

What is the business significance of this new architecture?

Do we need to learn new languages in doing this?

Describing the SOA concepts

Identifying standards that enable SOA

Describing the Event Driven Architecture (EDA)

Reviewing the Service Component Architecture (SCA)

Summary

Self-review questions

SOA Composite Application

Oracle SOA Suite 11g components

SOA Composite Editor

Defining an Oracle SOA Composite application

Summary

Self-review questions

Working with Adapters

Introduction to Java Connector architecture

Adapter concepts and framework

Technology adapters: File, Database, JMS, and so on

Applications adapters: E-Biz Suite, PeopleSoft, Siebel, and SAP

Adapter design-time configuration

Explain the runtime configuration

Summary

Self-review questions

Orchestrating Services with BPEL

What BPEL helps to accomplish

Is BPEL a game changing technology?

Synchronous and asynchronous BPEL processes

Synchronous

Asynchronous — one-way

Asynchronous — bi-directional

BPEL components activities and Partner Links

Parallel flow and conditional branching

BPEL integration with Java

Summary

Self-review questions

Additional reference

Advanced BPEL Concepts

Exception handling in composite applications

The fault management framework

Compensation handling within a BPEL process

Correlation concepts

Summary

Self-review questions

Working with Mediator Concepts and Features

What the Mediator is not?

The Mediator component and its features

Creating and configuring a Mediator service component and creating Mediator routing rules

Fault Management in a Mediator

Summary

Self-review questions

Human Workflow

Oracle Human Workflow architecture

Oracle Human Workflow features

Oracle Human Workflow concepts

Designing human tasks and services

Invoking a human task from a BPEL process

Summary

Self-review questions

Business Rules

The Oracle Business Rules Architecture and Oracle Rule Engine details

The Rule Engine working model

Oracle Business Rules concepts

Creating rules in JDeveloper Rule Designer

Integrating simple Business Rules with the BPEL process

Testing Business Rules from JDeveloper

Editing Business Rules from SOA Composer

Summary

Self-review questions

Securing Services and Composite Applications

Web Services and composite security

The Fusion Middleware Security architecture

Security policy management and identity propagation

OWSM Agents

Summary

Self-review questions

SOA Integration Points

The Oracle Service Bus concepts and architecture

Oracle Business Activity Monitoring

Oracle B2B

Summary

Self-review questions

Monitoring and Managing SOA 11g Deployment

Deploying and undeploying the SOA composite application

Management of the SOA composite application using the Enterprise Manager

The Enterprise Manager Grid Control in the SOA Management Packs

Summary

Self-review questions

Additional references

Pre-assessment Test

Post-assessment Test

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