Near Real Time Data Driven SaaS Integration with Streaming | Part 1: Overview


File based approaches File-based data exchange comfort a large percentage of the integrations between SaaS and other ERP solutions in the past and today. The approach is robust and allows a large number of transactions to be executed in batch without affecting the online systems, but it has an inconvenience: the information is not updated … Continue reading Near Real Time Data Driven SaaS Integration with Streaming | Part 1: Overview

“Kool” Kubernetes Client Tools


When working with k8s, you typically have several clusters and a bunch of namespaces per cluster, the following tools can help you manage the stuff with easy. kubectx + kubens kubectx allows you to change the context between different k8s clusters kubens allows you to change between different namespaces in the current cluster context brew … Continue reading “Kool” Kubernetes Client Tools

Set Up an Ingress Controller in OKE Cluster


Here a recipe to create a ingresscontroller. Step 1: setting up the nginx ingress controller kubectl apply -f https://raw.githubusercontent.com/kubernetes/ingress-nginx/master/deploy/static/mandatory.yaml Step 2: exposing the ingress as a service of type LoadBalancer (as a public IP) kubectl apply -f https://raw.githubusercontent.com/javiermugueta/rawcontent/master/cloud-generic.yaml Step 3: Execute this command several times until the external-ip appears as non <pending>, grab the IP … Continue reading Set Up an Ingress Controller in OKE Cluster

Oracle SaaS Stories: Creating a Custom App Extension with Visual Builder | Part Three: Filtering Data


Next step after what we posted here is how to implement a mechanism to filter results. Taking a look to the REST APIs we can notice that the query parameter q is the one that can help us to implement what we are pretending: So the q parameter works as a field1<operator1>value1;fieldn<operatorn>valuen expression that can … Continue reading Oracle SaaS Stories: Creating a Custom App Extension with Visual Builder | Part Three: Filtering Data

Oracle SaaS Stories: Creating a Custom App Extension with Visual Builder | Part Two: Results Pagination


In this episode we are explaining how to list data results in a table located on a page. This is the typical use case in which we want to show business data to the user according to certain criteria. For now what we want to demonstrate is how to show results in paginated mode. The … Continue reading Oracle SaaS Stories: Creating a Custom App Extension with Visual Builder | Part Two: Results Pagination

Oracle SaaS Stories: Creating a Custom App Extension with Visual Builder | Part One: Connect Visual Builder to Fusion SaaS API Service Catalog


Visual Builder Cloud Service (aka VBCS), one of the 3 legs of Oracle Integration Cloud (aka OIC), is a low code development environment that is one of the main mechanisms for extending Oracle Fusion SaaS Apps. In this episode we are connecting VBCS to a SaaS instance, so we can get the different endpoints provided … Continue reading Oracle SaaS Stories: Creating a Custom App Extension with Visual Builder | Part One: Connect Visual Builder to Fusion SaaS API Service Catalog

Deploying a Coherence Cluster in Kubernetes


Coherence-Operator is a Kubernetes opeartor for deploying Oracle Coherence in k8s. Let's see how to do it. 1 Clean previous setup intents: helm del --purge sample-coherence helm del --purge sample-coherence-operator kubectl delete namespace sample-coherence-ns 2 Execute the following: kubectl config set-context $(kubectl config current-context) --namespace=sample-coherence-ns helm repo add coherence https://oracle.github.io/coherence-operator/charts helm repo update helm --debug … Continue reading Deploying a Coherence Cluster in Kubernetes

Oracle SaaS Stories | Customisation Framework: Invoking a Service when an Entity is Created/Updated


In this episode we are explaining one of the many mechanisms for executing actions when changes happen in the Cloud App Environment. In this particular case, as an example, we are calling an external REST service hosted in a kubernetes cluster, that implements a counter. Every time we create or modify a Contact, the external … Continue reading Oracle SaaS Stories | Customisation Framework: Invoking a Service when an Entity is Created/Updated

Oracle SaaS Stories | Exporting Data to Cloud Object Storage with BI Cloud Extract Tool


Business Intelligence Cloud Extract is a tool that you can use to export data from Oracle SaaS. The tool is under /biacm service url, such as https://xxxx-envn.yy.dc.oraclezzz.com As the time of this writing the supported external storage repos are Oracle Cloud Object Storage "Classic" and UCM (Universal Content Manager. Update: Update 19C now supports OCI … Continue reading Oracle SaaS Stories | Exporting Data to Cloud Object Storage with BI Cloud Extract Tool