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Siebel EAI and Performance of Child Object updates

This post has been submitted by Sachin V Rao reader of Siebel Unleashed.


I would like to share a learning which I have had on a performance topic in Siebel EAI. We all would have worked on scenarios of updating Object hierarchy that is parent child relationship using EAI Siebel Adapter in our projects. Most of the time the number of records in child is in the range of 10-50 or 100 – 1000. But in my experience I came across scenario where we used to get updates for 1-2 records for a child component, where parent could have the record count in the range of 100k to 500k. This is very true for retail industry, which can have large assortments of products and they all are grouped under 1 price list. Continue Reading

Exporting the data from Siebel Database to CSV file

This article has been contributed by Prashant Jha. In this article he explains scriptless solution for a seemingly complex requirement and demonstrates a great example of Siebel EAI in action. Here is a requirement wherein we need to export data from Siebel DB to an external system in a CSV file Format. As soon as… Continue Reading

Extracting and SFTP Siebel attachment

Recently I worked on a simple yet different type of integration. The requirement statement of integration was pretty simple.  Requirement:  When a Service Request is closed then attachments of that SR should be extracted and sent to a different application though SFTP.  The interesting part in this requirement was SFTP part as I had never done that… Continue Reading

Middleware – first or last choice?

I was involved in giving a Siebel Demo to some clients few days back and had an interesting conversation regarding Middleware while presenting the demo. Client had an assumption that having implementing integrations using middleware will result in reduced complexity and increase manageability and doing the same integration with web services will result in increased… Continue Reading

Siebel EAI and XML

XML is currently the buzz word everywhere. Whenever we think of internet the term XML do cross our mind. In Siebel also XML the role of XML is increased day by day and with emergence of Service oriented Architecture (SOA) the part played by XML is only going to increase. It is very important to… Continue Reading

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