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Oracle E-Business Suite Technology:


Latest Features and Roadmap
NOOAUG 2014
Elke Phelps
Sr. Principal Product Manager
Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Group
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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended


for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract.
It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should
not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release,
and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracles products
remains at the sole discretion of Oracle.

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Program Agenda

E-Business Suite Roadmap


E-Business Suite Technology Summary
Investment Priorities
Planning Guidance

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E-Business Suite Roadmap

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E-Business Suite 12.1 & 12.2 Roadmap


Continued Releases & Innovation, Easy to Uptake
Released

12.1
May
2009

12.1.2
Dec
2009

Planned
12.1.3

12.1.3+ New Features

Aug
2010

12.2

12.2.3

12.2.4

12.2.5

12.2.x

User Experience Innovation, Functional Advancements

Sep
2013

Dec
2013

Product Releases for Both 12.1 & 12.2


EBS Extensions for Endeca
Mobile Apps

In-Memory Apps
& Other New Products

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Field Service,
Expenses
In-Memory Cost Mgt,
Outsourced Mfg, SCEM,
EBS Test Automation

Financials, Procurement, Contracts, Project Manufacturing,


Quality, SSHR Manager, MDM Hubs, more
Time Entry, Projects, Procurement, Order Mgt, Manufacturing,
Quality, Maintenance, Approvals, Employee Directory, more

More In-Memory Apps, Yard Mgt , Advanced Testing Packs, more

Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2


ENABLES HIGH AVAILABILITY FOR GLOBAL
OPERATIONS
Online Patching for Reduced Downtime
WebLogic Server for Application Server

New Features
Updated User Interface
Simplified User Flows

General Availability Sept 19, 2013

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E-Business Suite
Technology Summary

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EBS Release 12.1 Technology Stack


3-Tier Logical Architecture
Client

Application

Database

10g

10gR2 | 11g
12c

JSP
BC4J
UIX
BI Publisher
Forms

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JDBC/SQL Net

HTTP/S

Web Listener

OC4J

Global Single
Data Model

RAC & ASM

EBS Release 12.2 Technology Stack


3-Tier Logical Architecture
Client

Application

Database

R2

WebLogic JSP

BC4J
UIX 11g
BI Publisher
Forms

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Global Single
Data Model
JDBC/SQL Net

HTTP/S

Web Listener

WebLogic Server

RAC & ASM

Edition-Based
Redefinition

Certification Announcements
For E-Business Suite 11.5.10.2, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2
Clients
Database
Windows 8 (All)

11.2.0.4 (All)

Mac OS X 10.9 (EBS 12.2)

12.1.0.1 (EBS 11.5.10.2, 12.0,

Firefox ESR 24 (All)


Safari on iPads (EBS 12.1, 12.2)

JRE 7 (All)
Office 2010 64-bit (All)

Application server
Java (JDK) 7 (EBS12.0, 12.1, 12.2)
Access Manager 11.1.2.2 (All)
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12.1)

Investment Priorities

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Oracle E-Business Suite Investment Priorities


Continued Innovation for Years to Come

User Experience
Innovation
Information-Driven
Navigation with EBS
Extensions for Endeca

Smartphone Apps
Tablet Apps
Simplified User Interfaces

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Functional
Advancements

Operational
Efficiencies

Customer Driven
Enhancements

Virtualization

Industry Roadmaps

System Administration

In-Memory Apps

Leverage Oracle
Technologies

New Products

Online Patching

Test Automation
Framework and Content

Oracle E-Business Suite Investment Priorities


Continued Innovation for Years to Come

User Experience
Innovation
Information-Driven
Navigation with EBS
Extensions for Endeca

Smartphone Apps
Tablet Apps
Simplified User Interfaces

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Functional
Advancements

Operational
Efficiencies

Customer Driven
Enhancements

Virtualization

Industry Roadmaps

System Administration

In-Memory Apps

Leverage Oracle
Technologies

New Products

Online Patching

Test Automation
Framework and Content

User Experience Innovation

EBS Extensions for


Endeca

Smartphone Apps

UX
Strategy
Tablet Apps

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Simplified User
Interfaces

E-Business Suite Extensions


for Oracle Endeca

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The Quest for Information

Order Fulfillment
Manager
I want to know and quickly act on
the issues that impact timely and
accurate fulfillment of customer
orders

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Operations
Manager
I want to know and act on the
issues impeding the
manufacturing and service
operations

Receivables
Manager
I want to know and act on
automated processing issues
sooner to speed invoicing
and collections

Measure: Complete Business View

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Identify: Get Search Results While Typing

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Prioritize: Filter, Sort, and Select

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Drill: View Data You Never Looked at Before

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Act: Navigate to the Transactional Page

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Out-of-the-box Security and UI Integration

E-Business Suite
Security
Security
Navigation
E-BUSINESS SUITE EXTENSIONS FOR ENDECA

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Available Today

Receivables

Payables

Order
Management

Channel
Revenue
Management

iProcurement

Project
Management

ERP

Discrete
Manufacturing

Process
Manufacturing

Cost
Management

SCM

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Enterprise
Asset
Management

Depot
Repair

ALM & Service


Management

Inventory

Warehouse
Management

Field
Service

Installed
Base

iRecruitment

HCM

Learning
Management

Planned: EBS Extensions for Endeca


Across the Suite

Financials

Fixed Assets

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Discrete
Manufacturing

MDM

Quality
Product Genealogy

Customer Hub

Service

Service
Contracts
Teleservice

Procurement
Projects Supply

HCM
Person search

Chain

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Smartphone Apps

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Mobile Field Service Store & Forward

Springboard

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Tasks

Tasks Details

Update Tasks

Fusion Mobile Expenses for E-Business Suite

Enter, submit, view,


and approve expenses

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Enter expenses, including


project related expenses

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Notification
Attach
photo ofDetails
receipt

Submit expenses

Fusion Mobile Expenses for E-Business Suite


Quick entry for on-the-go workforce

Photo capture of receipts

Location based on GPS location


Smart integration with contacts and calendar

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Roadmap

Mobile Approvals

Springboard

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All Notifications

Notification Details

Approve or Reject

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Roadmap

Mobile Timecard Entry

Springboard

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Time Entry for


Payroll/Projects

Time Details

Timecard Status View

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Summary: Smartphone Apps


AVAILABLE
Mobile Field Service
Expenses (for iOS; Android soon)

PLANNED
Approvals

Material Management

Timecards

Sales Orders

Person Directory

Product Info

Absences

Discrete Mfg Supervisor & Operator

Learning

Process Mfg Supervisor & Operator

iProcurement

Maintenance Supervisor & Operator

Purchasing Buyer

More

For iOS & Android

Project Manager

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Simplified User Interface

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Release 12.1.3
Sample 12.1.3 UI

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Release 12.2.3
Modernized Look and Feel

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OA Framework Enhancements in 12.2


Detach for
Spreadsheet
-like data
entry
Icon-based
Toolbar

Drag-drop column

reorder

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Horizontal Scrolling

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Roadmap

OA Framework Enhancements
Column Hide/Show and Reset to Default

Reset
to default

Hide
column
indicator

Settings menu
for table user
personalization
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OA Framework Enhancements
Modal Dialog Confirmations / Warnings

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Roadmap

Web ADI Excel Ribbon Support

New Oracle
Tab in
Excel Menu
Ribbon

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Roadmap

Simplified UI Flows
Example: Self-Service HR with 12.1.3+ HRMS RUP 6
Solution Overview
Launch from Organization Chart and

Talent Profile
Side Menu bar
Effective date page in first page of

transaction
Review page optional

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Alternative OAF UIs for Selected Forms

Roadmap

More Simplified UI Choice of UI

ENHANCING USER EXPERIENCE BY PROVIDING


OAF UI IN ADDITION TO EXISTING FORMS UI

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New Order Management UI

Preventive Maintenance in EAM: Forecast and Implement and


Generation of Preventive work orders

Assets Definition in EAM

Log Non-Conformances (Process Manufacturing)

Quality Sample Entry (Process Manufacturing)

Supplier Merge (Supplier Hub)

View Site Lease (Site Hub)

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New Home Page with Favorites

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Roadmap

Tablet Apps

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Oracle E-Business Suite on iPad


OA Framework Certified on Safari
All OA Framework Applications

are certified with Apple iPad


(12.1+, 12.2+)
Expenses
HR Self-Service
Projects time entry

iProcurement
Order Information Portal
Etc...

All EBS Extensions for Oracle

Endeca on iPad
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Roadmap

Tablet-Optimized Skin
Improved Touch Sensitivity

Increased
Button Height

Increased
Column
Header Height
Increased Row
Height

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Rich Table Interactions


Drag
Column
Edge to
Resize
Swipe UpDown for
Table
Scrolling

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Roadmap

Hide Column
Indicator on
Tap-and-Hold

Drag and
drop to
reorder
column

Rich Table Interactions

Pull Down
to Refresh
Table

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Roadmap

Mobile Gestures

Swipe left for


next step

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Roadmap

Swipe right for


previous step

Mobile Gestures

Roadmap

Check mark
for Approve /
Submit

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Planned: Tablet Apps


Self-Service HR Manager
Self-Service HR Employee

iProcurement
Project Manager
Quality Engineer
Warehouse Manager
Service Manager
Mobile Field Service Technician
Discrete Mfg Supervisor & Operator
Process Mfg Supervisor & Operator
Maintenance Supervisor & Operator
More
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Roadmap

Oracle E-Business Suite Investment Priorities


Continued Innovation for Years to Come

User Experience
Innovation

Operational
Efficiencies

Information-Driven
Navigation with EBS
Extensions for Endeca

Customer Driven
Enhancements

Virtualization

Industry Roadmaps

Smartphone Apps

System Administration

In-Memory Apps

Tablet Apps

New Products

Leverage Oracle
Technologies

Simplified User Interfaces

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Functional
Advancements

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Online Patching

Test Automation
Framework and Content

Technology Supports Functional Innovation


Oracle Technology makes new E-Business Suite products possible
New EBS products:
17 E-Business Suite Extensions for Endeca

Outsourced Manufacturing
Mobile Field Service
Mobile Expenses
In-Memory Cost Management
Supply Chain Event Management

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Oracle Applications
On Exadata & Exalogic

Exalogic and Exadata


Standard hardware

E-Business Suite
Order to Cash

3x better Response Time


2x better Scalability

Response Time

E-Business Suite
Self Service HR and Procurement

8x better Response Time


2x better Scalability

Response Time
11.94 s

2.23 s

8X

3X
0.74 s

1.42 s

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Oracle In-Memory Cost Management


Scalability, Functionality, and Speed for a Transformation in Processes
Solution Overview
Cost Impact Simulator and Gross Profit

Analyzer
Obtain the Most Profitable Product Mix

Timely analyses of Impact of Cost Changes


Accurately Simulate Inventory Valuations, and

Impact to Margins and Profits


Identify Optimal Pricing for Finished Goods

Cost Comparison Tool


Process and Visualize Large Volumes of Data in

Near Real-Time
Identify the Most Profitable Cost Structures
Propagate Savings Across the Enterprise
Simulate Enterprise-wide Impact of Cost Changes

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High Performance In-Memory Cost Management Applications

Oracle Supply Chain Event Management


Receive
order

Solution Overview
Supply Chain Event Management monitors,

tracks and correlates planned events against


expected milestones
Heterogeneous supply chain systems are

tracked in real-time for proactive exception


management
Leverages Oracles Fusion Middleware

components to deliver fully integrated


solution including tools to resolve exceptions

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Export
Compliance
Drop Ship

Acknowledge

ValidateValidate

Drop
Ship

Book
Raise
Invoice

Book Receive

ASN

Order Fulfillment Organization


Manufacture
Transport

Logistics
Provider

Acknowledge

Send ASN

Send ASN

Supplier
Acknowledge

Pick/Pack

Ship

Transport

Supply Chain Event Management (Tracks all Events)


Logistics Provider

Oracle E-Business Suite Investment Priorities


Continued Innovation for Years to Come

User Experience
Innovation
Information-Driven
Navigation with EBS
Extensions for Endeca

Smartphone Apps
Tablet Apps
Simplified User Interfaces

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Functional
Advancements

Operational
Efficiencies

Customer Driven
Enhancements

Virtualization

Industry Roadmaps

System Administration

In-Memory Apps

Leverage Oracle
Technologies

New Products

Online Patching

Test Automation
Framework and Content

Oracle E-Business Suite Virtualization


Self-Contained Images
Vision
Single Node

Vision
DB

Prod
DB

1620448.1

1590941.1

EBS 12.1.3
VM Templates

EBS 12.1.3
VM Templates for Exalogic

EBS 12.2.3
VM Virtual Appliances
EBS 12.2.3
VM Templates for Exalogic
EBS 12.2.2
VM Templates

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Application
Server

Documentation

1633952.1

E16538_01
1499132.1

Deploy Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle VirtualBox


Install Oracle

VirtualBox on your
platform of choice
Download EBS

12.2.3 VM Virtual
Appliance
Import the Oracle E-

Business Suite
appliance

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Online Patching
Dramatically Reducing Patching Downtime
Solution
Functionality leverages Oracle 11g R2

Edition-Based Redefinition features to


support online patching
Patches can be applied while the

production system is fully operational


Only a short downtime is required to

complete patching process


The amount of downtime required by

any patch will be consistent

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Online Patching
Online Patching Cycle - Overview

Copy the
production app
code

Apply one or
more patches to
the Patch Edition

Create a new
Patch Edition in
the DB

Users
Online

Compile invalid
objects
Wait for a good
downtime window

Restart
application on
Patch Edition

Users
Offline

Online Patching cycle includes 5 phases


Application is only offline during the Cutover phase
Online Patching is used to apply all patches in 12.2

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Remove
obsolete
objects

Users
Online

Better System Management with EM 12c


Application Management Suite for E-Business Suite

Manage EBS environments centrally


Validate configurations, identify missing patches

Deploy setups automatically


Monitor concurrent requests, workflows, users
Automate cloning and hot backups
Apply and track patches automatically

Package & deploy your customizations


Create standards-compliant patches
Automatically deploy them with Oracle patches

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Application Management Suite for EBS


System Management
EBS Summary Dashboards
New System Management Home Pages

Displays at-a-glance view of:

Status of all EBS instances


Compliance Summary & Violations
Incidents Summary
EBS specific security compliance

standards

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Application Management Suite for EBS


Change Management
Recently Added Features
New Patch Manager Dashboard

UI to view & download AD Worker Logs


Customization Manager enhancements
EBS 12.1.3 Cloning enhancements
Multi-Node Cloning
Scaling up or Scaling down
Shared File System Cloning

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Application Management Suite for EBS


EBS 12.2 Management
Comprehensive EBS 12.2 Management
Simplified Online Patching management

Monitor EBS12.2 Tech Stack including

WebLogic Server
Custom schema readiness report for

online patching
Automated Cloning
Integration with JVM Diagnostics

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Test Automation
Oracle Application Testing Suite (OATS)

Oracle Functional Testing Suite


for Oracle Applications

Functional and Regression Testing


Web and Oracle Application Testing Accelerators
Oracle Flow Builder

Oracle Load Testing Suite


for Oracle Applications

Load and Performance Style Testing


Web and Oracle Application Testing Accelerators
Smart Integration with EM Diagnostics

Oracle Test Manager

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Test Planning, Requirements and Test Cases


Defects Tracking
Reporting

Test Automation
Oracle Functional Testing Suite for Oracle Applications

OpenScript: Traditional Record/Playback

Flow Builder: Test Script Generation


Data Independent
Easy Maintenance
For Non-Technical People

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Oracle Functional Testing Suite


for Oracle Applications

With Accelerators for Oracle Applications

Flow Builder

Generate

Framework to combine
flows and data to
generate test scripts

OpenScript
Record & Playback
+ Advanced Scripting

Record
Manually

Test
Automation
Scripts

Test Automation
Reduce Testing Effort with Flow Builder & EBS Pre-Built Test Content
Your
Flows

Use Flow Builder to Generate Test Scripts

Your
Data

2000+ Components and 200+ Flows

Create and Maintain Your Test Scripts


Add Your Flows & Data
Extend with More Components

EBS Quality Assurance Team


Reduced Automation Time by 60%

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Oracle Functional Testing Suite


for Oracle Applications

Start with EBS Pre-Built Test Content


EBS Pre-Built
Test Content
Flow Builder

Generate

Framework to combine
flows and data to
generate test scripts

OpenScript
Record & Playback
+ Advanced Scripting

Record
Manually

Test
Automation
Scripts

Easier Integration
Business Integration Technologies
Web Services
EBS Adapter

Integrated SOA Gateway

Integration Repository
PL/SQL
APIs

Interface
Tables

Concurrent
Programs

XML Gateway

BSO

Java APIs

Interface
Views

eCommerce Gateway

Business Event System

Oracle Workflow
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Easier Integration
Support for Asynchronous Web Services in E-Business Suite 12.2

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New in EBS R12.2.3


REST Services
Oracle E-Business Suite

EBS WLS Installation


EBS Domain
Mobile

Seeded & Custom PL/SQL APIs


as REST Services
Described in WADL, XSDs

Managed Server
OAFM

Portal (Composite UI)

Key Features

REST
Services

REST Service
Provider
JAX-RS

Support for JSON & XML


HTTP Basic & Token based
Authentication
Pre-deployed Security Services

Web Application

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EBS
Database

Oracle E-Business Suite Integration Technology


Oracle E-Business Suite
PLSQL
Java

Integration
through Native
Interfaces

Concurrent
Program
Open
Interface

Data-Centric
Integration

Oracle
Data
Integrator

Workflow

Business
Event
System

ProcessCentric
Integration

EventDriven
Integration

XML
Gateway
E-Commerce
Gateway

B2B
Integration

Integrated SOA
Gateway
(Web Services)

Integration
through Web
services

Oracle SOA Suite


BPEL

CEP

B2B

EBS
Adapter

White paper:
Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.3: Integration Products and Technologies Primer
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Planning Guidance

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E-Business Suite 12.1 & 12.2 Roadmap


Continued Releases & Innovation, Easy to Uptake
Released

12.1
May
2009

12.1.2
Dec
2009

Planned
12.1.3

12.1.3+ New Features

Aug
2010

12.2

12.2.3

12.2.4

12.2.5

12.2.x

User Experience Innovation, Functional Advancements

Sep
2013

Dec
2013

Product Releases for Both 12.1 & 12.2


EBS Extensions for Endeca
Mobile Apps

In-Memory Apps
& Other New Products

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17 products

Field Service,
Expenses
In-Memory Cost Mgt,
Outsourced Mfg, SCEM,
EBS Test Automation

Financials, Procurement, Contracts, Project Manufacturing,


Quality, SSHR Manager, MDM Hubs, more
Time Entry, Projects, Procurement, Order Mgt, Manufacturing,
Quality, Maintenance, Approvals, Employee Directory, more

More In-Memory Apps, Yard Mgt , Advanced Testing Packs, more

Updates to E-Business Suite Support (as of Sep 2013)


Release

Update to Support Offering

Customer Benefit

12.1

Premier Support through Dec 2016 (from May 2014; additional 31 months)

More time to use 12.1

Extended Support through Dec 2019 (from Dec 2018; additional 12 months)
11.5.10

Sustaining Support Exception update

Support for stable


operations on 11.5.10
while focus on
completing upgrade to
12.1 or 12.2

Additional services beyond Sustaining Support


through Dec 2015 (from Dec 2014, additional 12 months)
New fixes to Severity 1 production issues
Critical Patch Updates (CPUs)
Selected legislative & regulatory updates included
US Form 1099 2013 and 2014 year-end updates
Payroll regulatory updates for US, Canada, UK, and Australia
for each countrys fiscal year ending in 2014

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For more info, see EBS Support Updates: MOS Doc ID 1495337.1

E-Business Suite Support Timelines


Reinforce Customer Choice to Use 12.1 or 12.2
2008

2009 2010

2011 2012

GA Nov 2004

Premier

2014 2015

Nov 2013

Nov 2010

11.5.10

2013

Extended

12.0
GA Jan 2007

Premier

Sustaining

Extended

Sustaining
Dec 2019

Dec 2016

Premier

GA May 2009

Extended

Premier

GA Sep 2013

Sep 2018

Sep 2013

12.2

2022 2023

Jan 2015

May 2009

12.1

2020 2021

Dec 2015

Exception

Jan 2012

2016 2017 2018 2019

Sustaining
Sep 2021

Extended

Sustaining

Support updates as of Sep 2013


1.
1 11.5.10 Sustaining Support Exception through Dec 2015 (from Dec 2014; additional 12 months)
2.
2 12.1 Premier Support through Dec 2016 (from May 2014; additional 31 months)
3. 12.1 Extended Support through Dec 2019 (from Dec 2018; additional 12 months)
3

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For more info, see Oracle Lifetime Support Policy: Oracle Applications

Which Release Should You Target?


Will Depend on Your Circumstances
Choose 12.2 if you:
Need the high availability provided by Online Patching
Want the functional enhancements that are in 12.2
Prefer to invest in a single project to upgrade directly to 12.2

Choose 12.1 if you:


Prefer to target a release with thousands of live customers

Would like to stay on 12.1 for 3-5 years before upgrading to 12.2
Need to move from a release below 11.5.10 with no direct upgrade to 12.2

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If you are on 12.1 (or going there)

Keep technology up-to-date


Check Certify on My Oracle Support for latest combinations

Get to 12.1.3 if youre not already there


12.1.3-level family packs are minimum prerequisites for new patches as of

Feb 2013
New features and products often built on top of 12.1.3

Use Patch Wizard to identify additional recommended patches


Consider new EBS products and functionality

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Recommended Patch Collections for EBS 12.1.3

One consolidated patch across product families

Recommended Patch Collection 1 (RPC1) includes

recommended patches from all product families:


o Applications Technology (ATG)

o Procurement (PRC)

o Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

o Projects (PJ)

o Financials (FIN)

o Supply Chain Management (SCM)

o Human Resources Management (HRMS)

o Value Chain Planning (VCP)

Oracle 12.1.3+ E-Business Suite Recommended Patch Collection 1 [RPC1]


Note 1638535.1
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If You Are Targeting 12.2


Things You Can Do Today to Prepare
1.

2.
3.
4.

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Read the 12.2 Technical Planning Guide, Doc 1585857.1

Understand the 12.2 Online Patching cycle

Plan for 12.2 Dual File system

Prepare for Additional Disk Space

Prepare Customizations for Online Patching

Get familiar with WebLogic Server


Plan for related systems changes
Consider new operational characteristics

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Release 12.2 Information Center


Accelerate your Evaluation and Planning

http://launch.oracle.com/?EBSUpgrade

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Release Content Docs


Release Value Props
Online Training (TOIs)
Online Documentation
TRMs
Proactive Support
Tools
Doc 1581299.1

Get Familiar with WebLogic Server 11g


Sysadmins are already familiar with WebLogic Server IF using these:
Technology

Release 11i

Release 12

Oracle Access Manager

10gR1, 11gR1

11gR1

Oracle Internet Directory

11gR1

11gR1

WebCenter

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11gR1

Portal

11gR1

11gR1

Discoverer

11gR1

11gR1

Business Intelligence (EE+)

11gR1

11gR1

Business Intelligence Applications

7.9.6

7.9.6

Oracle SOA Suite

11gR1

11gR1

Enterprise Manager

11gR1, 12cR2

11gR1, 12cR2

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Plan for Related Systems Changes


If Currently on 32-bit OS, Upgrade to 64-bit OS
A good time to change OS platform is at an EBS upgrade
12.2 is certified only on 64-bit operating systems

12.1 is certified on both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems


Increasingly, modern hardware doesnt come with 32-bit OOTB
If you need to stay with your 32-bit OS, plan to upgrade 12.1

See Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrades and Platform Migration (1377213.1)

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Plan for Related System Changes


Upgrade to Database 11gR2 Before or During Your EBS Project
11i, 12.1.3, and 12.2 are certified for 11gR2
12.2 requires 11gR2
Apply latest certified patch set (11.2.0.4) plus additional prerequisite

patches
See Database Preparation Guidelines for Release 12.1 Upgrade

(761570.1)
See Database Preparation Guidelines for Release 12.2 Upgrade

(1349240.1)

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Plan for Related System Changes


Switch these External Services (Required for 12.2)
Switch from Oracle Single Sign-On to Oracle Access Manager 11gR2
12.2 is certified only with Oracle Access Manager 11g
OAM 11gR2 (11.1.2) is certified for 11i and 12.0/12.1.3
See: Overview of Single Sign-On Integration Options for Oracle E-

Business Suite (1388152.1)


Switch from Oracle Portal to Oracle WebCenter Portal
12.2 is certified only with Oracle WebCenter Portal
Oracle WebCenter Portal 11gR2 (11.1.1.6) is certified for 12.0/12.1.3

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Consider New Operational Characteristics


All Patches Delivered Post-12.2 are Online Patches
Downtime windows are now measured in minutes
What operations besides patching do you perform during downtime?
Can these operations be performed while the E-Business Suite is online?

New development standards for online patching compliance


New utilities to help identify and correct compliance issues
Advice on how to fix objects that are not compliant

Patches still need to be tested on a test system


Patch Edition is not a test environment
Users cannot connect to the Patch Edition

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E-Business Suite 12.1 & 12.2 Roadmap


Continued Releases & Innovation, Easy to Uptake
Released

12.1
May
2009

12.1.2
Dec
2009

Planned
12.1.3

12.1.3+ New Features

Aug
2010

12.2

12.2.3

12.2.4

12.2.5

12.2.x

User Experience Innovation, Functional Advancements

Sep
2013

Dec
2013

Product Releases for Both 12.1 & 12.2


EBS Extensions for Endeca
Mobile Apps

In-Memory Apps
& Other New Products

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17 products

Field Service,
Expenses
In-Memory Cost Mgt,
Outsourced Mfg, SCEM,
EBS Test Automation

Financials, Procurement, Contracts, Project Manufacturing,


Quality, SSHR Manager, MDM Hubs, more
Time Entry, Projects, Procurement, Order Mgt, Manufacturing,
Quality, Maintenance, Approvals, Employee Directory, more

More In-Memory Apps, Yard Mgt , Advanced Testing Packs, more

Learn More

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Release 12.2 Information Center


Accelerate your Evaluation and Planning

http://launch.oracle.com/?EBSUpgrade

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Release Content Docs


Release Value Props
Online Training (TOIs)
Online Documentation
TRMs
Proactive Support
Tools
Doc 1581299.1

E-Business Suite Technology Stack Blog


blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan

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