Oracle SOA and BPM Books

Rubicon Red has co-authored several of the leading books on Oracle SOA and BPM

Oracle SOA and BPM Books

Since the first release of Oracle SOA in 2007, Rubicon Red's talented team of practitioners has been successfully designing, delivering and operating world class SOA and BPM solutions. This is consistently recognized by Oracle with numerous global innovation awards.

We have co-authored several of the leading books on Oracle SOA and BPM aimed at sharing our expertise and experience with the Oracle Middleware community.

Oracle SOA Suite 12c Administrator's Guide

A SOA Suite administrator is responsible for an end-to-end administration and management of the infrastructure. For the inexperienced, due to its sheer size and complexity, administering the Oracle SOA Suite 12c can be a daunting task.

Rubicon Red offers a range of Operational Support Services to manage, monitor and maintain the reliability and operational availability of your Oracle Fusion Middleware platform. This book encapsulates much of our real world experience of administrating the Oracle SOA Suite, it covers all the core areas of administration needed for you to effectively manage and monitor the Oracle SOA Suite environment and its transactions, from deployments, to monitoring, to performance tuning, and much, much more.

Manage, monitor, and troubleshoot SOA composites and OSB services from a single product set. Understand core administrative activities such as deployments, purging, start-up and shutdown, configuration, backup, and recovery. Also learn about new features such as Oracle Enterprise Scheduler, lazy loading, work manager groups, high availability, and more

Written by Arun Pareek of Rubicon Red and co-Author Ahmed Aboulnaga, the Oracle SOA Suite 12c Administrator’s Handbook equips the reader with everything they need to know about all the core administrative and management activities around Oracle SOA Suite.

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This is all I need to administer SOA SUITE 12c. Well written. Covers topics not in their 11g SOA Administration book. Well explained and the more you read this book, the more you want to read it. Joseph Amufor

Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 Developer's Guide

Developers and Architects using the Oracle SOA Suite, whether working on integration projects, building composite applications, or specializing in implementations of Oracle Applications, need a hands-on guide on how best to harness and apply this technology. This book will guide you on using and applying the Oracle SOA Suite to solve real-world problems, enabling you to quickly learn and master the technology and its applications.

This book is a major update to Oracle SOA Suite Developer’s Guide, which covered 10gR3. It is completely updated for Oracle SOA Suite 11gR1, with 40% new material, including detailed coverage of newer components, such as: the Mediator, the new Rules Editor, the Event Delivery Network, Service Data Objects, and the Meta Data Repository. There is also a complete additional chapter on advanced SOA Architecture including message delivery, transaction handling and clustering considerations.

The initial section of the book provides you with a detailed hands-on tutorial to each of the core components that make up the Oracle SOA Suite.

The next section address the question; "What is the best way to use and combine all of these different components to implement a real-world SOA solution?”. Using a working example of an online auction site (oBay), it leads you through key SOA design considerations in implementing a robust solution that is designed for change.

The final section addresses non-functional considerations and covers the packaging, deployment, and testing of SOA applications. It then details how to secure and administer SOA applications.

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This is one of the best book covering Oracle SOA Suite 11g for both developers and hands-on architects. Every SOA Suite topic is covered in a simple and effective way. Sazi Temel

Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook

Oracle SOA Suite 11g is the backbone of messaging and application integration in a service-oriented architecture. An application administrator is responsible for an end-to-end administration and management of the infrastructure. Understanding the underlying components, services, and configuration and their relations to each other is necessary to effectively administer the Oracle SOA Suite 11g environment.

Written by Arun Pareek of Rubicon Red and co-Author Ahmed Aboulnaga, the Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator’s Handbook equips the reader with everything they need to know about all the core administrative and management activities around Oracle SOA Suite.

Written as a definitive guide to real world administration of Oracle SOA Suite 11g, the handbook provides a troubleshooting methodology, explains what and how to backup and restore your environment, configure the infrastructure to implement a policy based security framework, offers scripting of common administration tasks such as deployments, tuning and migration, and delves into advanced topics such as silent installs, cloning, backup and recovery and high availability installations.

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I really like this book because this one is the first who goes really deep into the administration part of Oracle SOA Suite. Edwin Biemond

Oracle SOA Suite 11g Developer's Cookbook

As part of Oracle Fusion Middleware, the components of Oracle SOA Suite enable you to build, deploy and manage Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA), and can be used as the glue to integrate your applications whilst moving your enterprise towards a service oriented future. The recipes in "Oracle SOA Suite 11g Developer's Cookbook" will provide you with a solid foundation for your SOA Suite implementation ensuring its efficiency and reliability.

Whether you're using SOA Suite as an integration tool or as the foundation of your Service Oriented Architecture, it is important to have a reliable implementation. "Oracle SOA Suite 11g Developer's Cookbook" will ensure you have the knowledge at your disposal to achieve that, through numerous tips and tricks for extending and enhancing your applications.

"Oracle SOA Suite 11g Developer's Cookbook" equips you with invaluable information about SOA Suite development which can usually only be gained through bitter experience. The recipes in this book distill real world experience into an easily applicable form.

Throughout the book you'll encounter high level issues, such as building a reliable SOA Suite cluster, and detailed development problems such as avoiding errors in BPEL assignment statements. Along the way you'll also learn about configuring identity providers and managing transaction boundaries.

The recipes in this Cookbook will prove crucial for implementing your SOA Suite solutions.

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A great assortment of solutions based on Oracle SOA Suite. Serafeim Karapatis

Oracle SOA Suite Developer's Guide

Developers and Architects using the Oracle SOA Suite, whether working on integration projects, building composite applications, or specializing in implementations of Oracle Applications, need a hands-on guide on how best to harness and apply this technology.

This book will guide you on using and applying the Oracle SOA Suite to solve real-world problems, enabling you to quickly learn and master the technology and its applications.

The initial section of the book is aimed at providing you with a detailed hands-on tutorial to each of the core components that make up the Oracle SOA Suite; namely the Oracle Service Bus, BPEL Process Manager, Human Workflow, Business Rules, and Business Activity Monitoring. Once you are familiar with the various pieces of the SOA Suite and what they do, the next question will typically be: "What is the best way to combine / use all of these different components to implement a real-world SOA solution?"

Answering this question is the goal of the next section. Using a working example of an online auction site (oBay), it leads you through key SOA design considerations in implementing a robust solution that is designed for change.

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This is by far one of best book I have bought all year. Unlike other technical books, this one does more than just explain "how" to do A, B, and C, but goes to great lengths to explain the concepts. Endru