A free sample chapter from Packt Enterprise's book: Getting Started With Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 – A Hands-On Tutorial.
This chapter provides the instructions for installing and configuring the Oracle SOA Suite server and the Oracle JDeveloper development tool needed to run the tutorial. These instructions are for the GA version of 11g Release 1 (18.104.22.168.0), dated July 2009. In addition, this chapter includes the instructions for installing Oracle Service Bus used for Chapter 11 of the tutorial. These instructions are Windows based but Linux users should have no difficulty adjusting them for their environment.
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