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Oracle Supply Chain Software Review

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A Look at Technology

Oracle Software Technology

The primary software development languages are C, C++, Java EE, Java Script, SQL, PL/SQL, HTML and XML. The exception is JD Edwards World, which was developed in RPG and designed for the IBM AS/400; now the Power System (also known as the iSeries and System i).

The E-Business Suite technology Stack:

  • Operating Systems: HP-UX, IBM System AIX and Linux, Oracle Solaris, Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft Windows Server
  • Database: Oracle
  • Technical Platforms: Oracle Fusion

PeopleSoft technology Stack:

  • Operating Systems: HP-UX, IBM AIX and Linux, Microsoft Windows Server, Oracle Solaris and Red Hat Linux
  • Database: IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
  • Technical Platforms: IBM WebSphere and Oracle Fusion

JD Edwards World technology stack is unique to IBM i O/S (formerly OS/400 and i5/OS) and IBM DB2 for the System i.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne technology stacks:

  • Operating Systems: HP-UX, IBM i, AIX and Linux, Microsoft Windows Server , Oracle Solaris and Red Hat Linux
  • Database: IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
  • Technical Platforms: IBM WebSphere and Oracle Fusion

Integration Technology

Fusion is the technology to integrate Oracle’s SCM offerings with internal and external systems. Fusion middleware incorporates SOA, Application Server (WebLogic) and Application Integration Architect (AIA) including the following features:

  • Application Server (WebLogic) – server web and business applications
  • Business Process Management – model, execute, and monitor business processes
  • Business Rules Management –create and maintain business rules and policies
  • Event Driven Architect – monitor, capture and responded to events
  • Transaction Processing (Tuxedo) – high performance transaction processing
  • Business Intelligence – organize and analyze information across business applications
  • Data Integration – to ensure cross-system data consistency
  • Master Data Management – consolidate and authorize master data across systems
  • Enterprise Gateway –easily secure and integrate data across domains
  • Identity Management – secure user access to applications and data

Customization Technologies

Oracle’s Fusion Middleware provides a development environment to add custom features and integrate Oracle’s supply chain applications with other systems.

Samples of Fusion Middleware developer tools are:

  • Application Development Framework is a collection of pre-built Java EE services
  • Oracle Developer Suite includes designer, SOA, user interfaces, forms, reports, BI and configuration development tools
  • Developer Tools for Microsoft’s Visual Studio

Oracle also has application management, BI, SQL and many other developer tools, and online support for developers.

Each of the ERP suites has an Application Management Suite of tools to monitor, provide diagnostics, and model configurations. PeopleSoft suite has an AppDesigner developer’s tool.

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