Integrating your applications with Oracle E-Business Suite using Oracle Fusion Middleware - The integration process explained
The main objective of this area is to provide an overview of the typical steps involved in building a comprehensive, standards based, service oriented integration solution with Oracle E-Business Suite using Oracle Fusion Middleware.
Step 1: Define your integration requirements and scope
Identify key business requirements
Identify key technical requirements
Identify key operational requirements
Identify applications level and module level integration touch points and business flows - applicable for both your Application and Oracle E-Business Suite
Step 2: Plan Integration Approach
During this phase you identify an integration approach to build a comprehensive, standards based, service oriented integration solution, using Oracle Fusion Middleware, and involves:
Identify and obtain details about the E-Business Suite integration touch points, needed for the integrated solution using the Oracle Integration Repository
Identify services portfolio for your application - Identify the business objects, methods and business services in your application, which will need to be exposed as web services to build the integration according to SOA principles.
Identify Entity/Data Mapping and Transformation requirements of the integration
Identify services portfolio for Oracle E-Business Suite - Oracle E-Business Suite Adapter, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, offers organizations a service orientated approach to unlocking the information assets available in Oracle E-Business Suite.
Develop high level and detailed process designs � Design individual business processes, assembling services from each application. Specific business requirements need to be taken into account, such as uni-directional or bi-directional flow, synchronous or asynchronous, real-time or batch processing etc.
Step 4: Build the integration
Setup / Organize the integrated development and test environment
Build the services portfolio and service-enable your application using Oracle SOA Suite
Build the services portfolio and service-enable Oracle E-Business Suite using Oracle SOA Suite and E-Business Suite Adapter
Use Oracle Enterprise Service Bus and/ or BPEL Process Manager to connect your services and orchestrate your processes with Oracle E-Business Suite