Oracle Data Integrator: ODIInvokeWebService and Java 6

Uli Bethke Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Web Services

ODI has a built in SOAP client, the ODIInvokeWebService tool. However, there is one caveat when you try using this with Java 6/JDK 6. It simply doesn’t work and you will get the following error: org.apache.xerces.dom.DocumentImpl.getXmlStandalone()Z This is documented in note 1085594.1 and the suggested workaround is to fall back to an earlier version of Java. Another option of course ...

Consuming a REST web service with Oracle

Uli Bethke Oracle, Web Services

SOAP web services dominate in a SOA environment. However, there is a new kid on the block: REST. This is a more lightweight approach to exchange data over HTTP, which is becoming more and more popular with web mashups and the web 2.0 in general. Amazon, Twitter, Yahoo all expose their APIs via REST. REST is an architecture style for ...