If You’re Not Automating Your Software Transformation Project, You’re Wasting Money

Imagine two companies. Let’s call them Company Y and Company Z. They’re both XaaS startups that sell a similar product using a subscription model. After three years in business, they’ve tripled in size, and they’re each experiencing the same customer demand. Several board meetings bring them to the same conclusion: it’s time to roll out a new product and make some updates to the their billing system to bring the subscription model for their old […]

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REST API Integration

REST API has slowly emerged as the preferred integration mechanism for web and mobile applications. Because of the lightweight JSON playload and the widely available programming support, REST has taken over SOAP or HTML POST in the billing integration area as well. Commercial applications such as API Gateway from Layer7 (now CA Technologies) can convert any SOAP API into REST. At Congero Technology Group, we have developed our own REST API to wrap around the […]

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Oracle BRM VM Image

We have installed various versions of Oracle BRM on multiple platforms countless times. The installation process is mostly free of pain now, but it’s still a . time-consuming task. Imagine you have to replicate it across a dozen development, test and integration instances and eventually into production. Suddenly managing configuration files and port numbers manually becomes a mission impossible. For development and training purpose, the answer is simple. It’s VM. Virtualization is a technology spear-headed […]

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Oracle Application Integration Architecture

Enterprise application integration has always been a challenge for businesses of all sizes. The approach of integrating ‘best-of-breed’ products definitely has its share of success stories, but for each successful implementation, there are many more projects without a happy ending. The sheer scope and size of those integration projects makes it difficult to get them to a successful completion within a given time frame and budget. In the past few years, Oracle has gone on […]

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Integration Using Oracle Streams Advanced Queues

Oracle Advanced Queues have been around for a while. It was part of Oracle DBMS since 8.1.5. Now as part of Oracle Streams, you have database-integrated message queuing functionality. You get a persistent or non-persistent queuing model, local or remote propagation and all the operational benefits of high availability, scalability, and reliability of the underlying database. It has always been a challenge to integrate BRM with other enterprise applications. The inbound interface is available in […]

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