Recently there came two very easy ways to test drive Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 PS2 and Oracle BPM 11g R1 PS2 available:
There is a Virtualbox appliance available with a fully configured, ready-to-use SOA/BPM 11g R1 installation.
All you need is to install Oracle VirtualBox on your desktop/laptop and import the SOA/BPM appliance and you are ready to try out SOA 11g including the recently released BPM 11g – no installation and configuration required!
This page contains a list of the software versions used, requirements, and setup instructions.
Amazon EC2 – AMI
A few months ago Oracle BPM 11gR1, including the latest Oracle SOA Suite 11gR1 Patchset-2 became available as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI).
Testing SOA Suite and BPM 11gR1 PS2 the easy way,
This is a fully configured image which requires absolutely no installation and lets you get hands on experience with the software within minutes. This image has all the required software installed and configured.