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Oracle Database Programming using Java and Web Services by Kuassi Mensah

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Chapter 16. Database as Web Services Consumer

 

“Si tu ne vas pas a Lagardere, Lagardere ira a toi.”[1]

 
 --Le Bossu, Alexandre Dumas

This chapter takes you through the required steps for turning your database into a Web services consumer and explains how to invoke external Web services from within SQL, PL/SQL, or Java in the database. To begin, as already covered in Chapter 14, why should you consider calling external Web services from the database?

Rationales for Database as Web Services Consumer

In Chapter 17, I describe how the new corporate registry application of the British Columbia government in Canada exchanged data produced between the Oracle database and its legacy mainframe, which processes part of the application using a set of Web services ...

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