Parameterizing Jmeter for testing APEX

A while ago we needed to stress a system by using the APEX Brookstrut demo application.  The obvious choice for this was Jmeter.  How to setup Jmeter to record web traffic by becoming a web proxy is very known and well written process.  Anyone that hasn't seen it, check this... [Read More]

Oracle REST Data Services and Docker

TL;DR1) check out https://github.com/krisrice/docker-ords-sqlcl-apex2) Download ORDS , SQLcl; optionally APEX3) Build w/DB connection detailsdocker build -t krisrice/ords:3.0.10 --build-arg DBHOST=192.168.3.119 --build-arg DBSERVICE=orcl --build-arg DBPORT=1521 --build-arg DBPASSWD=oracle .4) Run the imagedocker run -d -p 8888:8888 -p 8443:8443 --name=ords krisrice/ords:3.0.105) Access https://localhost:8433/ords/apexGitHub ProjectI started a spot in github for me to adjust a docker... [Read More]

ORDS Standalone and URI Rewrites

My last post How to add an NCSA style Access Log to ORDS Standalone explained what the ORDS standalone is and that is based on Eclipse Jetty.  Jetty offers far more than ORDS exposed in it's standalone.  There's a long list of all the features and configuration options listed in the... [Read More]

DB Auditing and ORDS

There seems to be some confusion around how ORDS works with it's connection pooling yet running the REST call as the specified schema.The connection poolConsider a 50 PDB env and concurrent users per PDB running some REST stuff.  Using a connection pool per PDB would be 50 connection pools.  Then... [Read More]

How to add an NCSA style Access Log to ORDS Standalone

What ORDS Standalone is     ORDS Standalone webserver which is Eclipse Jetty, https://eclipse.org/jetty/ .  For the standalone, ORDS sends output to STDOUT, it runs on the command line.  That means there's nothing like a control commands like startup, shutdown,status nor log files, access logs.  It's bare bones intentionally to get up... [Read More]