RESTful Architecture

REST APIs in Oracle Enterprise Data Management Cloud Service use the RESTful architecture style and HTTP methods to create, update, read, or delete data. This architecture includes the following features.




The client maintains the session state. Each request from the client contains the information that the server requires to respond to the client.

Consistent interface

Oracle REST API uses the following design features to make sure the resources are consistent:
  • Named URLs that identify each resource.

  • Resource representation that manipulates each object.

  • Each resource provides the metadata required to manipulate each object.

  • Each response contains hypermedia links.


Provides the Engine of Application State (HATEOAS). Hypermedia uses hypermedia links that include responses that can facilitate dynamic navigation of interfaces.

Enterprise Data Management Cloud Service REST APIs support data interchange by using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format.