Oracle Banks on Broad-Based Middleware SOA Suite
Oracle's SOA Suite supports the company's application server and integrates with non-Oracle middleware.Oracle Corp. Thursday announced a set of middleware aimed at helping enterprises build service-oriented architectures. The new Oracle SOA Suite is designed to use Oracle software components or integrate with an enterprises existing non-Oracle middleware components. The Oracle SOA Suite consists of components of the Oracle Fusion Middleware suite, and it supports Oracles application server, as well as those from IBM, BEA Systems Inc. and JBoss Inc., the company said.
The suite consists of the Oracle BPEL Process Manager, a native BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) engine for Web services orchestration; the Oracle Enterprise Service Bus; the Oracle Web Services Manager; the Oracle Business Rules Engine; Oracle Business Activity Monitoring; Oracle Enterprise Manager; and Oracle JDeveloper 10g, an integrated development environment for creating and composing applications that also acts as a unified tool set for all components in the Oracle SOA Suite, the company said.