Oracle BPEL ‘Suitcase’ JAR Deployment Options

I had created a simple echoing BPEL process in my JDeveloper and then looked around for the option to export an EAR for my service. Of course, there isn’t one. What happens is that JDeveloper will create a JAR that contains your BPEL artifacts. This JAR is called the “BPEL Suitcase”. I assume it’s a […]

Read more

Integrating Oracle BPEL with an HTTP (REST) Service

Right out of the gate in my experience with Oracle BPEL, I have to integrate with a non-SOAP HTTP service. Luckily, Lucas Jellema over on the AMIS Technology blog has a very well written article that goes end to end on exactly what you need to do in order to get Oracle and HTTP (REST) […]

Read more

Create classification taxonomies programmatically in IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository

By creating classification taxonomies in IBM WebSphere Service Registry
and Repository, you can flexibly catalog and organize services and your metadata,
enabling effective governance. This article illustrates a mechanism for
uploading classification taxonomies into the WebSphere Service Registry
and Repository using an XML-based interface, which can also be extended as an
integration mechanism for synchronizing classification taxonomies to WebSphere
Service Registry and Repository from other external systems. Find out how to load the
classification taxonomies into WebSphere Service Registry and
Repository using the Java Management Extensions (JMX) management APIs provided by WebSphere Service
Registry and Repository.

Read more

IBM APAR PK49507: PROFILE RECREATION Required!

In a case of something I have never seen before, it appears that PK49507: THE SIBUS RESOURCE ADAPATER WILL NOW INDICATE THAT AN MDB SHOULD BE STOPPED IF A CERTAIN NUMBER OF FAILURES ARE HIT actually requires you to recreate your entire server profile from scratch! It contains the statement: This property will only be […]

Read more

IBM Buys ILOG, a Business Rules Engine

Geez, I don’t know how I missed this one.  ILOG is a business rules engine that can already integrate with WebSphere Process Server so this acquisition makes sense. It’s better than the one bundled with the product and used by more companies. Anyway, I’ll defer to the bloggers of the world who have more industry […]

Read more

ANT & Building an EJB with the JAR task: ClassNotFoundException

Just a quick note. I was trying to build my EJB using ANT and the JAR task and when it ran, I was getting ClassNotFoundExceptions for my utility jars that should have been on the classpath. <jar jarfile=”${ejb-classes.dir}/EJB.jar” basedir=”${ejb-classes.dir}”” /> The reason is that the manifest file that existed in the directory was being overwritten […]

Read more

What’s new in WebSphere Integration Developer V6.1.2

IBM WebSphere Integration Developer is a powerful tool used by integration
developers in the assemble phase of the SOA lifecycle. You can create, test, and debug
artifacts for WebSphere Process Server, including WS-BPEL processes and state machines,
human tasks, business rules, SCA assembly diagrams, and more. This article examines the
features new to WebSphere Integration Developer V6.1.2. Basic knowledge of WebSphere
Integration Developer is required for this article.

Read more