Tools needed


To find at Until further notice you can use the newest version. Orcas rquires at least maven 3.


Java 8 (1.8) needed at least.

Orcale jdbc driver

You need to provide the oracle jdbc driver. please make sure you find a way that works with the oracle license terms.

  • add to local maven-repository:

    Execute the following command, make sure you replace the location of the ojdbc6.jar. mvn install:install-file "-Dfile=C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\client_32\jdbc\lib\ojdbc6.jar" -DartifactId=ojdbc6 -Dversion= -Dpackaging=jar

  • direct path in pom.xml:

    add scope and system tags to the dependency-section of your pom.xml (see next section on wherer to find the pom.xml for the orderentry example): <scope>system</scope> <systemPath>C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\client_32\jdbc\lib\ojdbc6.jar</systemPath>

  • form

    The driver is also accessible via, note that this requires a login-configuration

The orderentry example

Obtain orcas

Download and extract orcas.

Configure Orderentry example

Edit examples\maven\pom.xml and setup your database connection (and additionally the jdbc-driver setup if needed).

The default database user is created like this:

create user orcas_orderentry identified by orcas_orderentry;
grant connect to orcas_orderentry;
grant resource to orcas_orderentry;
grant create sequence to orcas_orderentry;
grant create view to orcas_orderentry;

Start orcas

Exceute mvn database-deployment at a command line located at examples\maven.