Oracle Fusion Applications Overview


Oracle Fusion Applications are Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications including Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Human Resource Management ….

  • Oracle Fusion Applications are built on Oracle Fusion Middleware based on Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and includes Application Development Framework (ADF), WebCenter, Business Intelligence (BI), Content Management (UCM/ECM) and Identity Management (IdM).
  • Oracle Fusion Applications are Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) applications delployed on Fusion Middleware.
  • Fusion Applications are organized in Pillars where Pillar is standalone subset of Oracle Fusion Applications (example Financials Pillar consists of modules related to Financials). A pillar can include multiple families or sub-groups
  • Pillar consists of a database, one or more Java EE applications, ADF Business Service, and SOA composites (which connect to database at runtime).
  • Pillars can be co-located, i.e. it is possible to install more than one Pillar in a single database instance.
  • Fusion Applications uses Oracle Identity Management components for Security, mainly Oracle Platform Security Services (OPSS) and Oracle Authorization Policy Manager (OAPM) . To know more about OPSS and OAPM click here 

Note: Oracle Fusion Applications will be available (tentative date for general availability) in first quarter of 2011.

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Bhaskar Mudunuri says November 24, 2010

Hi Atul,

Thanks for the info.

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amir says April 27, 2013

very useful ha ha :))
these 10 steps is mentioned on the first page of the installation document 😀
but there are few who can install and follow the steps.

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