Greetings from South Africa!
Just spent a couple of days around Capetown and am now up in Hermanus whale watching.
Certainly beats the November cold of southern Germany!
Regarding the above, apart from standard integration via web services and JMS, tighter integration can be achieved using the SOA Suite 11g Spring component described in the last post. Essentially we can wrap the JCAPS JCD as a Spring component and leverage it's functionality directly in our composite. Please ping me if you're interested in more details.