Single JVM developer installation template
Oracle SOA Suite can now be targeted to the WebLogic admin server - there is no requirement to also have a managed server. This topology is intended to minimize the memory foorprint of development environments.
New Assign Activity dialog
The new Assign Activity supports the same drag & drop paradigm used for the XSLT mapper, greatly streamlining the task of assigning multiple variables.
New dehydrate activity
The dehydrate activity lets a user explicitly specify a dehydration point to automatically maintain long-running asynchronous processes and their current state information in a database while they wait for asynchronous callbacks.
Enhanced Monitor Express artifacts for BPM
Automatic generation of BAM Data Objects for deployed BPM processes. Enhanced Custom Business Indicator Data Object to allow filter for latest updates for each process instance.
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
This release introduces several enhancements to the development IDE, such as adapter wizards and event-type repository.
CQL enhancements include JDBC data cartridges and parametrized queries.