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Dear PaaS Partner Community,

Hands-on training material and presentations from the PaaS Partner Community Forum 2018 is available at the community workspace(membership required). Please use this material to update your team and customers on the latest Oracle PaaS services including blockchain, machine learning and the microservices architectures. Congratulations to all partners for your PaaS customer success, congratulations to the PaaS Partner Community Awards 2018 winners.

For SaaS partners who implement HCM, CX and ERP cloud services we offer free hands-on bootcamps in Utrecht and Warsaw. Or attend one of the upcoming Oracle developer meetups across Europe.

Oracle API Platform cloud service continues to evolve, the latest version supports plans. Setup Oracle API Gateway on OCI-Classic and get your free trial here. Thanks to the community for sharing all the Integration articles: Teaching How to use Terraform to automate Provisioning of Oracle API Platform & Continuous Integration with Apiary, Dredd, and Wercker & Continued Evolution of OIC and this site & Oracle Integration Cloud: Customer Managed & Patching & AVIO Releases an ICS Maven Plugin & Extending analytics for Integration cloud using Elastic stack & Creating REST APIs with Oracle Service Bus & SOA Skills Have Value in a Microservice World & Automate SOA Installation Using FlexDeploy & Oracle SOA Suite 12c - Purge

Thanks to Richard Olrichs & Marcel van de Glind & Marc Kuijpers for the latest process cloud service article about the mobile app. And Jan Kettenis for the tips and work-around for no Script Activity.

In our innovation and architecture section Robert van Mölken describes how to build a practical blockchain. Besides the User Experience Updates we promote the Tech Experience 2018, June 2018 in the Netherlands.

For a short summery of our key monthly information watch the Fusion Middleware & PaaS Partner Updates on YouTube. The April edition highlights hands-on training material and presentations from the community forum, the annual community award winners and an OPN slack channel. This month’s community webcast will be an API Platform cloud service, please join our monthly PaaS Partner Community Webcast – April 17th 2018.

Want to publish your best practice article & news in the next community newsletter? Please feel free to send it via Twitter@soaCommunity #PaaSCommunity!

Jürgen Kress

Jürgen Kress
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Oracle EMEA
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Table of Contents
Announcements & Community Section
> PaaS Partner Community Forum 2018
> PaaS Partner Community Awards 2018
> Integrate and Extend SaaS hands-on trainings in Utrecht and Warsaw
Integration Section
> Teaching How to use Terraform to automate Provisioning of Oracle API Platform
> API Platform Cloud Service - Plans
> Setup Oracle API Gateway on OCI-Classic in Oracle Public Cloud
> Continuous Integration with Apiary, Dredd, and Wercker
> Continued Evolution of OIC and this site
> Oracle Integration Cloud: Customer Managed & Patching
> AVIO Releases an ICS Maven Plugin
> Extending analytics for Integration cloud using Elastic stack
> Creating REST APIs with Oracle Service Bus
> SOA Skills Have Value in a Microservice World
> Automate SOA Installation Using FlexDeploy
> Oracle SOA Suite 12c - Purge
Business Process Management Section
> Jarvis Pizzeria: The PCS Mobile app
> Oracle Integration Cloud Tips & Tricks: Work-around for no Script Activity
Architecture & User Experience & Innovation Section
> Building a Practical Blockchain by Robert van Mölken
> User Experience Updates
> Tech Experience 2018, June 7 & 8 at the Rijtuigenloods – “The Cloud is Next”
Additional new material PaaS Community
> Top tweets SOA Partner Community – April 2018
> Training Calendar SOA & BPM Partner Community
 
 
 

Announcements & Community Section


 

 

 

PaaS Partner Community Forum 2018

In case you attended the PaaS Partner Community Forum thanks for spending the week with us in Budapest. For those who could not attend all presentations, hands-on trainings and conference material is available at our community workspace (membership required)

Watch Amit Zavery’s community welcome briefing here.

Conference program

Twitter #PaaSForum

Special thanks for the wonderful articles:

Partner announcements

Community Day by the ACE Team

The Jarvis Pizzeria startup powered by Oracle PCS Richard Olrichs & Marc Kuijpers & Marcel van de Glind

How a real estate company drives its digital transformation with Oracle SaaS & PaaS tools Martin Veren

Oracle API Platform & Microservices Case Study at a UK Retailer Luis Weir & Phil Wilkens

How to provision & secure Oracle Cloud services Simon Haslam

Chatbots Best Practices and Design Patterns Rubén Rodríguez and Soham Dasgupta

Blockchain Robert van Mölken

Oracle Management Cloud as a Practical Tool for Root Cause Analysis of Enterprise Application: Fors Experience and Live Demo Ivan Dikanev

Welcome & Introduction Jürgen Kress

Alliance & Channel KeynoteOlivier Tordo

Driving Digital Transformation on Oracle Cloud Platform Ed Zou

Oracle AppDev Service Update -- JCS, ACCS, DHCS, Stack Manager Pyounguk Cho

How API Management Unlocks new Revenue Opportunities Jakub Nesetril & Robert Wunderlich

Chatbots and mobile development Grant Ronald

Content Management Strategy and Roadmap Chris Stone

Community Awards Jürgen Kress



Enterprise Process & Integration track
Rome Hall

Mobile & Chatbot & Content track
Venice

Application Development track
Prague

Innovation track

Vivaldi

Welcome & Introduction Day II
Jean-Marc Gottero

The evolution of Cloud integrations design patterns with ERP and HCM with SOA CS and ICS
Deepak Arora

From Zero to Bot in under 60 Minutes (live demo no slides)
Frank Nimphius

Developing microservices and serverless in containers in Oracle Cloud part 1 part 2
Maciej Gruszka

UX best practices
Liza Lyons

BPM State of the Union & part 2 Chris Peytier
Eduardo Chiocconi  & Chris Peytier

Visual Builder Cloud Service
John Ceccarelli

Management Cloud - Machine Learning at Work
Jürgen Fleischer

Machine Learning in the Oracle Cloud
Jernej Kaše

CASE, RPA & ML: new directions for Processes
Eduardo Chiocconi  & Ralf Müller

From Web Content Management to Digital Experience
Mark Foster

Application Development
JCS, ACCS, DHCS
Pyounguk Cho
Dusko Vukmanovic

Making Enterprise Blockchain a Reality
Mark Rakhmilevich

API Platform Cloud Service
Robert Wunderlich

Oracle Cloud goto market - license models & programs
Martijn Vlek & Barry O Reilly

From Zero to Oracle JET in under 60 Minutes
Geertjan Wielenga

SaaS/PaaS Patterns - Above and beyond integration Mobile enablement of SaaS and AppsUnlimited VBCS + SaaS Complete Solutions
Angelo Santagata



Soaring through the Cloud – The Sequel: Microservices on the Oracle Cloud
Lucas Jellema & Team

PaaS Partner Strategy & Closing remarks
Olivier Tordo & Jürgen Kress



Hands-on labs material is published here:

Integrate and Extend SaaS
Surendra Sahoo & Wolfgang Herdtle

Blockchain hands-on
Mark Rakhmilevich

Microservices & container based development
Maciej Gruszka

Process Cloud Service structures and dynamic processes (cases)
Chris Peytier

End-to-end cloud native application development experience hands-on lab
Pyounguk Cho
Dusko Vukmanovic

Chatbot & Mobile Cloud Service
Frank Nimphius

Internet of Things
Carlos J Olivares

Integration Cloud
Niall Commiskey & Robert Wunderlich

Web Components with Oracle JET hands-on lab
Geertjan Wielenga

Modern Symbiotic Content Experiences
Mark Foster

API Management
Niall Commiskey & Robert Wunderlich

Developing serverless solution with fnproject.io on top of Oracle Container Native Platform
Maciej Gruszka

Visual Builder Cloud Service & SaaS
John Ceccarelli
Angelo Santagata



Paas forum

Special thanks to the avanttic team for the nice showcase and cartoons!

etwin smact avanttic

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PaaS Partner Community Awards 2018

Thanks to all partners for their excellent contribution! You are the key for the joint PaaS success. It becomes every year harder to choose the winners, due to all the excellent work and contributions. The awarded partners have proven cutting edge projects with the latest Oracle cloud technology and most important their contribution to the community like blogs, newsletters, conferences, papers, twitter, LinkedIn and hosted Oracle Developer Meetups. THANKS to the whole community and congratulation to the winners! Paas free trial

Oracle PaaS Partner Community Awards

Outstanding ICS Contribution 2018 primeone

Outstanding API Contribution 2018 Luis Weir

Outstanding PCS Contribution 2018 Jarvis Pizzeria

Outstanding SOA CS Contribution 2018 certus solutions & eProseed

Outstanding JCS Contribution 2018 Silbury

Outstanding Integrate & Extend SaaS Contribution 2018 AppsPro

Outstanding Management Cloud Contribution 2018 FORS

Outstanding Mobile Contribution 2018 avanttic

Outstanding PaaS Contribution 2018 Capgemini

Outstanding Meetup Contribution 2018 AMIS

Outstanding Community Support 2018 Steve Snook & UK Studio



webcast
API Platform Cloud Service - PaaS Partner Community Webcast – April 17th 2018

Attend our April editionof the PaaS Partner Community Webcast live on April 17th 2018 at 16:00 CET. In the webcast Luis Weir and Robert Wunderlich will update you on Oracle API Platform Cloud Service.
Luis Weir
Luis Weir LinkedIn profile

Robert Wunderlich LinkedIn profile

Visit the registration page here.
Call ID: 5566478 Call Passcode: 250410
UK: +44 (0) 208 118 1001 & United States: 140 877 440 73
More Local Numbers

Robert Wunderlich

Oracle API Platform Cloud Service:

A great API Management solution supports agile API development, and also makes it easy to keep an eye on KPIs covering every aspect of the API lifecycle. True hybrid API deployment – in the Cloud or on-premises – means that your API solution is modern and adaptable, all while employing the most up-to-date security protocols.

Schedule:
Tuesday April 17th 2018 16:00 - 17:00 CET
Visit the registration page here.

Missed our PaaS Partner Community Webcast? – watch the on-demand versions:

For the latest information please visit Community Updates Wiki page (SOA Community membership required).

PaaS Partner YouTube Update April 2018

The April edition of the PaaS & Middleware Partner Update contains four topics:

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  • Presentations PaaS Forum 2018
  • PaaS Partner Community Awards 2108
  • Slack Oracle Partner Network
  • PaaS Community Webcast Oracle API Management

For regular updates please subscribe to our YouTube channel here. Thanks for your likes and sharing the video on YouTube and LinkedIn. For the latest SOA & BPM Partner Community information please visit our Community update wiki here (Community membership required).

Oracle Developer Meetups in Utrecht, London, Lisbon, Madrid, Cologne and Oslo

During our last PaaS Partner Community Forum we announced the initiative to host local Oracle Developer meetups. The first three locations are up, make sure you register for:

Meetups

Please let us know in case you want to run an event at one of this location or you want to start your local meetup. We are looking forward to support you and sponsor the event with pizza and beer!

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Integrate and Extend SaaS hands-on trainings in Utrecht and Warsaw


For SaaS partners we offer two days hands-on trainings to extend and integrate SaaS with Oracle PaaS:

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In case you can’t attend watch thee Partner Overview Webcast on-demand here and get the partner resource kit here.



PaaS free trial accounts ICS, SOA CS, API CS, PCS, IoT and PaaS for SaaS

As part of our communities we do offer free PaaS accounts (only for partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In case you are not part of EMEA please contact your local partner manager):

Paas free trial

Questions? Feel free to contact our Facebook chatbot - send us a message here.

Watch the GSE Overview Video! Get an overview of what GSE is and how you can use GSE to help you sell. You can also get long running dedicated PaaS instances, therefore please send us details about your use cases. For instant access please request a sandbox demo

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Integration Section


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Teaching How to use Terraform to automate Provisioning of Oracle API Platform by Carlos Rodriguez Iturria


Previously, I showed how to use Terraform and PSM CLI to spin up a “Build Server” and use it to provision Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) environments. You can find this blog here.


Click here
to read more.


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API Platform Cloud Service - Plans by Niall Commiskey

According to the docs, a plan is - an abstraction between applications (the clients consuming APIs) and APIs to allow fine-grained access entitlements to all APIs that are part of a plan.


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to read more.

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Setup Oracle API Gateway on OCI-Classic in Oracle Public Cloud By: Gaurav Gupta


This blog provides steps to get Oracle API Gateway up and running on Oracle cloud- OCI Classic VM

We will see following steps:

  1. Create compute instance on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (OCI-classic)
  2. Create Logical gateway in API management console and Assign grants to add nodes


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to read more.

 

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Continuous Integration with Apiary, Dredd, and Wercker by Nick Montoya


There are many tools in the market to design, develop, and test API’s. Some of these tools could be used separately. Some others could be combined. Every time a change is introduced in the design or implementation of an API, it would be nice to have tests and builds run automatically.


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to read more.

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Continued Evolution of OIC and this site by Phil Wilkins



The transformation of Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) into Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) continues to progress. If you’ve read our earlier posts (such as this) on the subject you’ll remember that ICS becomes part of OIC, and depending on which version of OIC you take you will also see other components including:

Click here to read more.

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Oracle Integration Cloud: Customer Managed & Patching by Jan Kettenis


Currently the Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) only comes as "customer managed". Among others this means that you as a customer have access to management consoles. It also means that you determine when to apply patches, as Oracle does not do that for you. The following describes how easy that is.


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to read more.

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AVIO Releases an ICS Maven Plugin by Kevin King

ICS-Maven-plugin

Released today, the AVIO ICS Maven plugin has been released to Maven Central.

Oracle ICS (Integration Cloud Service) is a cloud platform with a web-based interface used to quickly build integrations between cloud and on-premise applications.

The ICS Maven plugin helps make the software development lifecycle simpler by scripting exports, imports, activation and more, allowing developers to easily store their code in source control, and automate the promotion to other cloud environments. Read the complete article here.

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Extending analytics for Integration cloud using Elastic stack by Mani Krishnan

Introduction

Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) offers industry-leading SaaS integration capabilities. It provides extensive monitoring, tracking and reporting features out-of-the-box. Occasionally, enterprises do have reporting and analysis needs those are better met by additional reporting and analytics products. This article discusses couple of such use cases and describes how to implement one of them using Elastic stack. Information in this article is applicable to release 18.1.3 of integration cloud.


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to read more.

 

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Creating REST APIs with Oracle Service Bus by Lykle Thijssen

When you think of Oracle Service Bus, you probably think about integration with SOAP and XML messages. However, since the introduction of REST adapters, it's also possible to offer RESTful APIs with JSON messages to your service consumers.


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to read more.

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SOA Skills Have Value in a Microservice World by Rolando Carrasco

Rolando Cattasco

SOA architect Rolando Carrasco explains why SOA is alive and well in the age of microservices, and why your SOA skills are more valuable than ever. Watch the video here.

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Automate SOA Installation Using FlexDeploy by Dan Reynebeau

Automate SOA Installation

In this blog, I will show how to automate the installation of SOA, BPM, OSB and/or B2B using FlexDeploy. For 12c, there is only one installation jar file that you can download to install WebLogic. First we need to create and configure a Workflow within FlexDeploy. Download the workflow source. Read the complete article here.

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Oracle SOA Suite 12c - Purge Dirk Nachbar

Many people struggle with the configuration and execution of the SOA Purge functionality under Oracle SOA Suite 12c. Oracle provided with SOA Suite 12c a nice web interface for enabling, and scheduling the AutoPurge functionality within the Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control 12c.


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to read more.

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Business Process Management Section

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Jarvis Pizzeria: The PCS Mobile app by Richard Olrichs by Marcel van de Glind by Marc Kuijpers

PCS also comes with a mobile app for the end users. It’s available for iOS and Android devices (search for ‘Oracle Process Mobile’ in the PlayStore or the AppStore) . The app provides access to tasks in both connected and disconnected mode.


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to read more.

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Oracle Integration Cloud Tips & Tricks: Work-around for no Script Activity by Jan Kettenis

Oracle Process Cloud Services (PCS) nor the Process Builder in Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) have a Script activity like there is in (on-premise) BPM Suite. In the BPM Suite you can use a Script activity for data mappings as well as Groovy.


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to read more.

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Architecture & User Experience & Innovation

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Building a Practical Blockchain by Robert van Mölken

Practical Blockchain

Watch the video here.

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User Experience Updates

NEW WEBSITE:

As Oracle prepares to make a large investment in user experience design, we’ve launched a new microsite (design.oracle.com) aimed at recruiting designers.

EMERGING TECH NEWS: In a new post, leader of The AppsLab Jake Kuramoto looks at emerging tech research projects his team has been working on and how they might affect the way we do our jobs.


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to read more.

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Tech Experience 2018, June 7 & 8 at the Rijtuigenloods – “The Cloud is Next”

Because of great success of last year’s conference, NL Oracle User Group has decided to organise the Tech Experience again in 2018; the one and only event covering the entire Oracle Technology Stack.

Previously, the conference existed as two separate events: Fusion Middleware Experience and DBA day. Last year Tech Experience was first organised which resulted in many positive reactions.


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to read more.

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Additional new material PaaS Community

PACT for Cloud Platform community


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to read more.

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Top tweets SOA Partner Community – April 2018

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April 2018 top tweets by soaCommunity

Send your tweets @soacommunity #PaaSCommunity and follow us at http://twitter.com/soacommunity. Make sure you share your content with the community!




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Training Calendar SOA & BPM Partner Community

Training Calendar SOA & BPM Partner Community

For the latest trainings please visit our SOA & BPM Partner Trainings wiki (community membership required) free to add your offerings!

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Training Highlight

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Integrate and Extend SaaS with Oracle PaaS hands-on workshops:

For more information please get the Partner Resource Kit to integrate and extend SaaS here.


My private Corner – congratulations to the partner community!

My private Corner

All Oracle PaaS Partners are a winner for their outstanding contribution on our joint journey to the cloud. Customer success drives cloud utilization, partners are the key for Oracle’s PaaS business. Let us know in case we can promote your PaaS partner success. Congratulations to champions who received our annual PaaS Partner Community Awards 2018!






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