What's New in This Guide

For this release, this guide has been updated in several ways. The following table lists the sections that have been added or changed. If a feature was not available in the first release of, the last columns denote which documentation release contains the update.

For a list of known issues (release notes), see the "Known Issues for Oracle SOA Products and Oracle AIA Foundation Pack" at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/docs/soa-aiafp-knownissuesindex-364630.html.

Sections Changes Made February 2013

Entire Guide

Product renamed to Oracle Event Processing


Chapter 1 Overview of Creating Oracle Event Processing Applications


Section 1.1.1, "Key Concepts Underlying Oracle Event Processing Applications"

Section added to describe key concepts in the Oracle Event Processing programming model.


Section 1.2, "How an Oracle Event Processing Application Works"

Section added to provide an overview of how the components and technologies of an application work together.


Section 1.3, "Overview of Events, Streams and Relations"

Section added to introduce events, streams and relations.


Chapter 2 Oracle Event Processing Samples


Chapter 2, "Oracle Event Processing Samples"

Chapter moved from Oracle Fusion Middleware Getting Started Guide for Oracle Event Processing


Section 2.9, "Signal Generation Example"

Corrected sample description.


Chapter 3 Getting Started with Developing Oracle Event Processing Applications


Chapter 3, "Getting Started with Developing Oracle Event Processing Applications"

Chapter created from content formerly in an overview chapter.


Chapter 8 Walkthrough: Assembling a Simple Application


Chapter 8, "Walkthrough: Assembling a Simple Application"

Chapter added. This is a developer's step-by-step introduction to building an Oracle Event Processing application.


Chapter 9 Defining and Using Event Types


Chapter 9, "Defining and Using Event Types"

Chapter updated with introductory information. Content on creating event types from non-JavaBean classes removed.


Chapter 9 Defining and Using Event Types


Section 10.1.8, "Handling Faults in Channels"

Added a summary on how you can handle Oracle CQL faults in channels by writing a fault handling class.


Chapter 11 Integrating the Java Message Service


Section 11.6.1, "JMS Inbound Adapter Component Configuration"

Updated the session-ack-mode-name AUTO_ACKNOWLEDGE description.


Chapter 13 Integrating a Cache


Chapter 13, "Integrating a Cache"

Chapter updated with introductory information and restructured for clarity.


Chapter 16 Handling Events with Java


Chapter 16, "Handling Events with Java"

Chapter added. Chapter presents information about implementing event sources and sinks in event beans and Spring beans.


Chapter 17 Querying an Event Stream with Oracle CQL


Section 17.6, "Handling Faults"

Section added to describe how to handle faults that occur in CQL code.


Chapter 22 Testing Applications with Event Inspector


Chapter 22, "Injecting Events" and Chapter 22, "Tracing Events"

Sections updated with information describing how to configure event injection and tracing in component configuration files.


Appendix D Schema Reference: Component Configuration wlevs_application_config.xsd


Section D.52, "heartbeat"

Added content describing the heartbeat child element, which specifies a new heartbeat timeout for a system-timestamped channel.