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Posted on 17 November, 2015 by Kevin Henshall

How to Configure OSB 11g for Key Based Authentication SFTP

In the IT systems landscape, using usernames and passwords for authenticating systems often causes lots of headaches such as password storage and retrieval, hardcoded or deployed passwords, password change frequency and impacts of password changes.

When it comes to SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol), a better option is using key pair based SFTP. This blog helps to outline the steps required when you want to configure the Oracle Service Bus (OSB) 11g to utilise key pair based authentication for SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol). For public key authentication, the SFTP server authenticates the connection with the public key of the OSB service.

Posted on 21 October, 2015 by Craig Parravicini

Choosing the Right Mobile Application Development Platform

The breakout launch of the Apple iPhone heralded a new era of popular mobile computing. With the launch of Android, mobile phones came to be dominated by software platforms, and the pervasion of networked smart phones and tablets in our society is now almost complete. Apple, Google and Microsoft vie for our imaginations with diminishing innovation to differentiate them, so that the choice of mobile platform is now as electable as one’s politics or football team.

So how do you choose the right platform for your business when much of the complexity is hidden from view? For those embarking on a mobile development, I’ll explore the immediate question of which (if not all) to target, and what might be the most effective way to do so.

Posted on 13 August, 2015 by Riaan Ingram

The Importance of Continuous Testing for Cloud-Based Integration Platforms

Most cloud-based integration platforms - and SaaS providers for that matter - follow a pattern of continuous software updates. This of course has many advantages but, it also has the potential of introducing problems. In this blog I’m going to discuss the importance of continuous testing for cloud-based integration platforms and provide a few simple steps to help you get started.

Posted on 25 June, 2015 by Nirdesh Gupta

The Key to a Successful Workday Implementation is Integration

Cloud-based ERP solutions (SaaS) have exploded in recent years and human capital management (HCM) has been no exception. Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance that is making it easier for businesses to manage their HR, recruitment and payroll processes. In this blog I am going to share some of our key system integration learnings from a Workday implementation we recently completed for a large Australian business.