All posts by Atul Kumar

Application Integration Architecture

Oracle recently announced Application Integration Architecture (AIA) to integrate its various applications (11i/R12, Siebel, peoplesoft, third party application and custom applications). AIA (Application Integration Architecture) will also be used in Fusion Applications. Key terminology in Application Integration Architecture —Enterprise Business Objects (EBO) – are generic representation of business objects like customer, sales order, invoice, etc… These […]

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Release Update Pack for Oracle Applications R12

Oracle has released, Release Update Pack 1 (RUP1 / 12.0.1) for Oracle Applications R12 (12.0). Patch Number for this RUP is 5082400 (single driver u5082400.drv) which can be applied using AutoPatch (adpatch) for more information follow read me of patch. Few things to Note: 1. If you use HR legislation, then update HR legislative data […]

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Access Manager: WebGate Request Flow

For basics on Access Manager (earlier Oblix COREid and now Oracle Identity Management Component) follow previous links – Access Manager Overview –Access Manager overview II –Installing Access Manager / COREid WebGate is webserver plugin which communicates between user and access server (another component of Access Manager). Webgate is like communicator/plug-in which accepts users request via […]

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Difference between Oracle Apps 11i and R12 (Technical)

Based on high influx of mail from users requesting difference between Oracle Applications Release 12 and 11i , I decided to dedicate this post to outline few major technical difference. Database: Database Version in 11i (11.5.9 & 11.5.10) was 9i Rel 2 where as in Release 12 its 10g R2 (10.2.0.2) Application Tier: Tech Stack […]

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Oracle Apps DBA Certification 1Z0 – 235/236/233

Oracle has now changed Oracle Apps DBA Certification track. New version now includes three exams focused on Apps DBA role (against previous Workflow & Sysadmin) 1Z0-235 Apps DBA Fundamental I 1Z0-236 Apps DBA Fundamental II 1Z0-233 11i Install patch and Maintain Applications Online or Instructor led training for one of above exams (Waive off if […]

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Oracle 11i / E-Business Suite / Apps Certification for Apps DBA

I was looking for Oracle Apps DBA certification for quite some time and today morning I read about changes made in this certification at Karma DBA blog . Few key changes in this Oracle Apps DBA certification track – Only one exam if you are 9i or 10g Database Certified Professional – Workflow & System […]

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Multi Master OID Replication

1. Multi Master OID replication uses database advanced replication feature 2. It uses asynchronous data propagation between supplier and consumer. ** Supplier writes changes to its change log and then send batched jobs to consumers, consumers receive change logs and applies the changes locally and then purges local changes data. Figure on left hand side […]

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Installing Oracle Access Manager (Oblix COREid / Netpoint)

I was working on Identity Management for quite some time & have seen lot of changes, From Netpoint to Oblix–COREid to Oracle-Oblix and now Oracle Identity Management , who knows what next. These changes in Identity Management are quite important and at same time required in rapidly changing Information era where management of Identity both […]

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Oracle Identity & Access Management II

Oracle Identity and Access Management can logically be divided into three main categories – Directory Service (OID, Virtual Directory, DIP) – Access Management (Access Manager, Identity Federation, AS SSO, OeSSO) – Identity Management (Identity Manager & DAS) 1) Directory Services – overview including OID, I have already covered in past at OID overview. 2) Access […]

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Oblix COREid and Oracle Identity Management

COREid was Identity Management solution from Oblix formerly known as Oblix Netpoint. Oblix was taken over by Oracle two years ago in march 2005 Oblix COREid used to include –Web Single Sign-On , –User Self Service and Self Registration, –User provisioning, —Reporting & Auditing, –Policy Management, –Dynamic groups and –Delegated administration. Oblix COREid products were […]

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