Oct 12, 2017

Oracle SOA Suite developer IDE: Jdeveloper 12c (download & installation)

After installing an Oracle 12c database onto an Oracle Linux i want to run Oracle's SOA Suite. But before the installation of SOA Suite 12c including the application server, i decided to download Jdeveloper to get a first impression of BPEL processes in version 12c (several years ago i did some projects with Oracel Fusion and Oracle SOA Suite 11g).

First try, to get Jdeveloper with SOA Suite extensions (skip these 4 steps - because this attempt misses the SOA Suite...):
  1. You have to download two files:
    -rw-rw-r-- 1   432104829 Okt  7 21:40 jdev_suite_122130_linux64-2.zip
    -rw-rw-r-- 1 2045438518 Okt  7 21:51 jdev_suite_122130_linux64.bin
  2. chmod u+x jdev_suite_122130_linux64.bin
  3. ./jdev_suite_122130_linux64.bin
  4. Start Jdeveloper:

But after all this steps, still the SOA Suite is missing.
At the download site of Jdeveloper you will even not find a word about SOA Suite. Hmmm. Let's take a look at the SOA Suite webpages:

 "... it includes ... Oracle JDeveloper with SOA IDE extensions ...."

OK. Let's go:

  1. Download the SOA Suite quickstart zip files
  2. Extract them:
    schroff@zerberus:~/Downloads$ unzip fmw_12.
    Archive:  fmw_12.
      inflating: fmw_12. 
    schroff@zerberus:~/Downloads$ unzip fmw_12.
    Archive:  fmw_12.
      inflating: fmw_12.  
  3. Start the installation:
    /home/data/opt/jdk1.8.0_131/bin/java -jar fmw_12.

  4. Start Jdeveloper:

That was not as easy as expected...


  1. What's up, this weekend is nice in support of me, because thi occasion i am reading this enormous informative article here at my house.

  2. Hi Dietrich,
    Keep yourself far from the default Java DB :D
    You can create a very "nice" SOA domain [based on the JDev installation you just did] for your future BPEL tests, but once you need to go with the BPMN component: go at least with an Oracle XE instance. On the other hand: since you already have the Oracle 12c instance you can use it for the RCU schemas and future BPMN projects will be deployed for sure ;)

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