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Oracle Service Bus Overview

Oracle Service Bus transforms complex and brittle architectures into agile integration networks by connecting, mediating, and managing interactions between services and applications. Oracle Service Bus delivers low-cost, standards-based integration for mission critical SOA environments where extreme performance and scalability are requirements.

Oracle Service Bus 11g extends the performance and scalability leadership of Oracle SOA Suite 11g and Oracle API Management.

Oracle Service Bus 11g introduces new capabilities such as Service Result Cache, RESTful API, and improved performance and availability for organizations using enterprise datacenters, as well as mobile and cloud environments.

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Getting Started with Oracle Service Bus
If you are new to Oracle Service Bus or simply want to brush up on a new feature, watch these short videos for a quick lesson.
Tutorial and Examples Guide
This tutorial offers step by step guide to learning about and working with Oracle Service Bus. 
Learn More
Please also check out our learn more page with a wide range of books, small demos and viewlets for specific Oracle Service Bus use cases.
11gR1 ( Release
Download Oracle Service Bus 11gR1 (
Links to the product documentation.
Download samples.
Best Practices
Best Practices for Deploying Oracle Service Bus Resources

Updates & News
NEW Oracle Service Bus 11g Development Cookbook
Develop service and message-oriented solutions on the Oracle Service Bus following best practices using this book and ebook
by Guido Schmutz, Edwin Biemond, Jan van Zoggel , Mischa Kölliker, Eric Elzinga.  Sep-2012
NEW Oracle Service Bus in 21 Days
EAIESB "OSB in 21 Days" provides developers, with step by step instructions to learn and use OSB components like File, FTP, Database, JMS and Email.
by EAIESB.  Sep-2012
SOA Suite 11gR1 ( released
This release contains updates for all Oracle SOA Suite 11g components, including Oracle Service Bus. Check the list of new features in Oracle Service Bus
Gartner Ranks Oracle #1 in ESB Suite Market
Customer Podcast
Product Partners ( on Reducing Time to Market with Oracle Service Bus (MP3)
Customer Podcast
Sharp Healthcare on Unifying Disparate Infrastructures with OSB (MP3)
Architecting OSB for High Availability and Whole Server Migration
The best practices described in this document include High Availability, Scalability and Whole Server Migration across the entire OSB technology stack: Oracle RAC Database, WebLogic Admin Server and Oracle OSB Managed Servers.

Technical Information
Datasheet: Oracle Service Bus (PDF)
OSB 11g White Paper - Maximizing Benefits of SOA with Oracle Service Bus 11g (PDF)
Architecting OSB for High Availability and Whole Server Migration (PDF)
Oracle Service Bus - MySAP adapter synchronous events with SAP R/3 (PDF)
White paper: Integrating an Oracle Service Bus Cluster with an IBM WebSphere MQ Cluster in a Service-Oriented Architecture (PDF)
White paper: Integrating an Oracle Service Bus Clustered Domain with a Remote TIBCO Enterprise Message Service 4.2.0/4.3.0 for Messaging Applications in a Service-Oriented Architecture (PDF)
Oracle Service Bus Behind the Firewall in a Service-Oriented Architecture (PDF)

Product Partners ( on Reducing Time to Market with OSB (MP3)
Sharp Healthcare on Unifying Disparate Infrastructures with OSB (MP3)
Scalable and High-performance ESB implementations (MP3)
SOA in an Economic Downturn (MP3)
SOA for Financial Services (MP3)

Oracle SOA Suite - Team Blog
Jeff Davies - SOA Thinker
Mark Kelderman - SOA@Oracle SCA, BPEL, BPM & Service Bus
Antony Reynolds - Musings on Fusion Middleware and SOA
Mark Smith - Oracle Service Bus Best Practices
Chris Tomkins

Additional Help
Oracle Support
Oracle University
Oracle Consulting
SOA Suite Forum

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