By Mala Ramakrishnan on Jul 07, 2014
Oracle Service Bus 12c enables enterprises to deliver on mobile as an extension of the integration platform. Developers can create REST/JSON APIs and simplify the process of creating customizable applications from reusable components. Oracle Service Bus 12c makes it easy to extend on-premise and cloud applications to the mobile channel.
The Oracle Mobile Suite utilizes standard technologies and tools to expose many data formats for exchange data and functions with any mobile application and includes Oracle Service Bus and Oracle Mobile Application Framework. Oracle Service Bus supports all types of connections between applications on mobile devices and back end business systems including the popular REST/JSON.
Using Service Bus, organizations can shield front-end mobile applications from changes that might occur in the backend. They can also shield mobile developers from often intricate and complex details of underlying implementations of back-end applications, such as legacy protocols. In addition, Service Bus can simplify and reduce the information exposed by API interfaces to ensure both optimization of bandwidth and greater control on information shared with mobile users.
Oracle Service Bus is a part of Oracle SOA Suite 12c. It introduces a REST binding within JDeveloper to simplify mobile enablement by exposing traditional SOAP services, Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs), JCA adapters connecting backend applications or just about any other underlying implementation through REST/JSON. The REST binding is available for SOA composites and Oracle Service Bus services and allows the configuration of REST interactions as exposed service or proxy service. It also allows the invocation of externally available REST services.
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