What is Oracle Integration Cloud Service - ICS?

Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) is a solution that enables you to simplify integrations between cloud applications, and between cloud and on premises applications. It helps you create connections to well-known and less-known SaaS and PaaS applications, using the available cloud adapters, publish or subscribe to the Messaging Cloud Service, or use industry standards such as SOAP, REST, FTP, File, and JMS.

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Types of Services offered by Oracle in Cloud Platform as a Service - PaaS

Following types of services offered by oracle in their cloud PaaS environment.

RaaS (Runtime as a Service)

When the core execution platform such as the JRE/JDK is offered. For example Java CS.


Business Process Management in a cloud offering.

aPaaS (Application Platform as a Service)

Oracle cloud provided builtin and delivery framework such as Continuous Integration or Continuous Delivery such as Jenkins, SVN etc.

MBaaS (Mobile Backend as a Service)

It is a composition of tools including thing like Node.js

iPaaS ( Integration Platform as a Service)

Its include Integration Cloud Services (ICS), SOA CS

DBaaS (Database as a Servcie)

Cloud hosted databases which may include mechanisms to expose data as webservice or even full apps for example using Oracle APEX.

Oracle Integration Cloud Services ICS - Integration Emerging Common Patterns

Below diagram shows different Oracle products and their integration between them:

Oracle Cloud Suites (Integration Cloud Services - ICS)

Grouping of related Fusion applications/componentsEach cloud offering is now decoupled from other clouds—so, ICS is invoked by cloud solution event frameworkThe customer configures ICS to respond to Create, Read, Update, Delete (CRUD)-based services – interface data model mapping is kept easy through a recommendation engine populated with standard Oracle provided mappings

Getting error while using XSLT mapping on execData attachment structure

I need to add more than one attachment in bpm Human Task. To achieve this when I use XSLT mapping on execData attachment structure, Jdeveloper through below error 

Invalid url: oramds:/soa/shared/workflow/WorkflowTask.xsd 
java.lang.IllegalStateException: Invalid url: oramds:/soa/shared/workflow/WorkflowTask.xsd 
at oracle.bpm.fusion.soa.transformation.XSLTransformationServiceImpl.getMapperElement( 
at oracle.bpm.fusion.soa.transformation.XSLTransformationServiceImpl.toMapperTargets( 
at oracle.bpm.fusion.soa.transformation.XSLTransformationServiceImpl.createNewXSLMap( 
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How to pass Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service exam and Interview Part-2

What two actions must you take before you activate a Diversity form?

1) You must match the code and the name.
2) You must associate a Location.

Your client is a large retailer and would like to build a pipeline of candidates in anticipation of each fall hiring rush. Your client is anticipating the need to identify candidates based on their preferences such as candidate who are willing to work weekends and/or holidays. What the configurations would you need to

ensure that this information is collected?

Add the Basic Profile Information Bock to the Retail Career Section's assigned Candidate Selection Workflow.

How to create a Simple Scheduler Job in Oracle Database using Toad

Scheduler is a process which runs programmed jobs at scheduled times. This process wakes up at the specified time and runs automatically.

The basic elements of the scheduler are: JobsSchedulesProgramsA job specifies what needs to be executed and when. A program is a collection of metadata that will be executed by the scheduler. It contains the name of the program (a procedure or an executable, the type of the program (pl/sql block, shell script etc). A schedule specifies when and how many times a job is executed. 1. Login to the database using Toad, and create a Scheduler Job as follows;

How to pass Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service exam and Interview

Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service is the market leading solution that helps enterprises source, assess, and hire the best talent. In addition to automating the process for even the most complex global organization, Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service delivers insights to continuously improve talent acquisition efficiency and effectiveness.
Here I am positing some important questions which will help you in preparation of Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service Essentials Exam and also help in preparing Interview.