Oracle SOA Suite 12c has grown to include numerous component types and objects, each of these naturally requiring some form of a deployment process. Though developers traditionally use JDeveloper for deployment, this is not ideal in an enterprise with multiple environments. Thus, automating deployments becomes a necessity.
This chapter focuses on the three most commonly developed object types of SOA Suite 12c: SOA composite applications, OSB services, and BAM artifacts. We cover multiple ways each of these can be deployed, giving the administrator the flexibility of choosing the option that best suits their environment.
We describe in detail how to automate the deployment of these components: