The simplicity is the key ingredient for SOA 12c, This is why Oracle SOA Suite 12c was developed: to simplify IT by
unifying the disparate requirements of mobile, cloud, and IoT
integration into one unified and standards-based platform.
Even the installation of SOA suite 12c is quite streamlined and made simple with
single installer that includes JDeveloper, JDev SOA Extension, RCU,
Standalone WebLogic and Service Bus (formerly Oracle Service Bus). Check here how you can install SOA 12c
What is RCU?
of Oracle Fusion Middleware products like SOA Suite, BI, etc. require
the existence of certain schema in a database prior to installation and
configuration. These schema are created and loaded in your database
using the Repository Creation Utility (RCU). Let's see how you can get started with RCU