SAP Application Server Consolidation on IBM System z: Opportunity, Metrics, and Case Studies

Tháng Bảy 4, 2008

SAP customers never run just one SAP system – they run many. Part of the reason is that each production SAP system is part of a “flock” of SAP systems with associated non-production systems. These associated non-production SAP systems are for purposes such as development, test, training, and quality assurance. Customers may also have several of these flocks to service different geographies, lines of business, and functions such as SAP’s Business Intelligence Warehouse (BW). More recently, SAP has been introducing “confederations” of production systems. For example, SAP is beginning to require certain infrastructure SAP systems such as Enterprise Portal, Solution Manager, and Master Data Management.

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Consolidation and Planning With SAP Solutions

Tháng Bảy 4, 2008

Faced with the daunting challenge of consolidating its accounts across 770 subsidiaries worldwide, the Haniel Group turned to the SAP Strategic Enterprise Management (SAP SEM) application, part of the mySAP ERP Financials solution, and SAP Consulting. The SAP implementation creates a unified platform that provides the Haniel Group with data integrity and flexible reporting.

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SAP Enterprise Portal: Portal Infrastructure

Tháng Bảy 4, 2008

SAP Enterprise Portal (SAP EP) unifies enterprise applications, information, and services from SAP and non-SAP sources into one system to support business processes, both within and across company boundaries. SAP Enterprise Portal is a building block of SAP NetWeaver – a total integration and application platform designed to unify and align people, information, and business processes across technologies and organizations. This paper describes SAP EP in detail.

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Oracle Business Rules: Technical Overview

Tháng Bảy 3, 2008

Oracle Business Rules is a leading edge Business Rules product. It is part of the Fusion Middleware stack. It is also a core component for present and future Oracle Fusion Middleware and Fusion Applications products. Along with Oracle BPEL PM, BAM and other products, Oracle Business Rules enables its customers to become more agile.

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Oracle Workflow and Java Technical White Paper Release 2.6.2

Tháng Bảy 3, 2008

The Oracle Workflow Java interface provides a means for any Java program to integrate with Oracle Workflow. The Oracle Workflow Engine and Notification APIs are accessible through public server PL/SQL packages and published views. The Oracle Workflow Java interface exposes those APIs as Java methods that can be called by any Java program to communicate with Oracle Workflow. This technical white paper describes how to develop for the Oracle Workflow Java interface.

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Oracle Fusion Middleware: Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer

Tháng Bảy 3, 2008

Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Discoverer has seen significant improvements in capabilities and deployment architecture since its inception in the early 90’s. Many thousands of customers have successfully utilized the easy-to-use ad-hoc query and reporting tool to make better decisions. This paper summarizes Oracle’s development strategy for Oracle BI Discoverer within the context of the larger strategy for Oracle Business Intelligence. The paper covers Oracle BI Discoverer Product Strategy, Oracle Business Intelligence Product strategy, Oracle BI Discoverer Support Policies, and recommendations for Oracle BI Discoverer customers.

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Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, Oracle Designer: Statement of Direction

Tháng Bảy 3, 2008

Oracle customers have a considerable level of investment in applications developed using the Oracle Forms, Reports and Designer products, and, frequently, ask questions about Oracle’s strategy and commitment to these products. This paper aims to answer these questions by summarizing Oracle’s Software Development strategy for Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, and Oracle Designer. The paper discusses Oracle’s software development strategy for Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, and Oracle Designer. It also discusses Oracle’s support policy and timelines for specific releases of these products. The paper provides specific technical recommendations to customers who are using these products.

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