Article by Kadday Oucif, January 2020
Being able to integrate Oracle Digital Assistant with the Oracle Database is a frequently asked topic addressed in this article. In a very informative way and in great detail, this article steps you through the creation of a Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing (ATP) database cloud instance and the creation of database REST services that allow CRUD access to data stored in the database. In a second step, the article then looks into how to create a custom Oracle Digital Assistant component that accesses the ORDS Rest service within a chatbot conversation.
Following the instructions in this article, and downloading the sample skill built for it, you will obtain a working sample that integrates Oracle Rest Data Services in Oracle Digital Assistant chatbot conversations. This article is also suited for developers that are new to Oracle Digital Assistant because each part of the hands-on outlines background information that teach dialog flows, custom component development and conversation testing.