Building Oracle HCM Cloud outbound integration scenarios based on OCI resources

In the last couple of years, we have seen Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is getting a reputation for reliability and becoming a key player in the cloud market.
A few months ago I also cleared Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Professional and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Associate certifications.

It’s now time to get hands dirty with OCI services. I have my personal free OCI account and the idea was to use only free resources to try to build a practical solution.

Well, recently I have been asked for the possible ways how to synchronize downstream or co-existent applications with the HR data that are maintained in the Oracle HCM Cloud system in real time. It depends on detailed requirements but in general, there is a solution that allows polling HR events (referential data updates as well as employment transactions). I am talking about the Atom feeds feature. You can review my blog where I have explained the Atom feeds feature in details.

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Introduction to Oracle HCM Cloud ATOM Feeds

Introduction

Finally Oracle has released ATOM Feeds feature for Oracle HCM Cloud Release 10. I had been waiting for this useful feature for 2 years :-).

This is a very powerful feature for building outgoing integration. For example, you can consider Oracle HCM Cloud as a host system for master data such as Locations, Organizations, Job, Employees, etc. Third-party systems can consume this master data. Continue reading