New & Notable
July 15, 2010
BPEL and BPMN have become closely integrated and are enabling the automation of business processes that involve not only Web services, but people processes as well.
April 15, 2009
The SOA industry often likes to pit standards against each other in 'standards wars.' The Business Process Modeling Notation and the Business Process Execution Language seem to be a case where co-evolution and collaboration seem to be the rule.
December 16, 2008
UModel V2008 Release 2 added support for Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) to the UML support already featured in UModel. The tool can serve for re-engineering services.
December 02, 2008
Business analysts and other line-of-business role players may increasingly build the models for new-generation Business Process Management applications. In some instances, good BPM modeling results help make the business case for SOA. Still, some '...
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BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) is an XML-based language that enables task-sharing in a distributed computing or grid computing environment. Continue Reading
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Verizon Wireless employed Oracle BPEL Manager with a rules engine to study call patterns. That led to a reduction in lines of Java code for an app that provides fraud detection teams with better information for decision making. It also used less ... Continue Reading
A tool for enterprise architects, business analysts and Java developers includes an integrated engine for complex-event processing. Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) and WS-Human Task standards are... Continue Reading
Services reuse in an SOA makes it possible for Synovus Financial Corp. to extend Windows applications to Internet banking and mobile devices. Continue Reading
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Business Process Execution Language is part of a long history of defining g Web services-based business processes. Discover the features of BPEL and how it fits with related standards such as REST, WSDL, and BPMN. Continue Reading
Author Matt Wright gives a detailed walk-through on how to create a BPEL service in Oracle SOA Suite Developer's Guide. Read the free excerpt here. Continue Reading
SOA promises to transform business, turning IT from a cost center into a profit center. Yet with that comes a lot of work in driving the principles of SOA into every corner of your architecture. Continue Reading
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Anne Thomas Manes discusses reasons why generating Web services might be problematic. Continue Reading
In this tip, Daniel Rubio discusses Windows Workflow Foundation and how it can move beyond and enhance BPEL in service-oriented designs. Continue Reading
In this tip, Dave Chappell discusses what kinds of processes to use and avoid for BPEL. Continue Reading