Posts Tagged ‘Fusion’

July 20th, 2011

Oracle Fusion Applications: Installing Oracle Enterprise Linux (64bit) to host Oracle Identity Management

In my previous post I described which installation files where needed to install Oracle Fusion Applications. Prior to installing Oracle Fusion Applications you need to install and configure Oracle Identity Management (IDM).

This post will describe the installation of Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 Update 6 (64 bit) to host Oracle Identity Management.

July 19th, 2011

Installing Oracle Fusion Applications: Where to start

On 22 May 2011 Oracle Fusion Applications (Beta version) was available for download on eDelivery.

What is Oracle Fusion Applications:

‘Designed from the ground up using the latest technology advances and incorporating the best practices gathered from Oracle’s thousands of customers, Oracle Fusion Applications are 100% open-standards-based business applications that set a new standard for the way we innovate, work, and adopt technology’ (

To give you an impression of the end product see this demo.

To give an idea of the infrastructure of Oracle Fusion Applications, see the next picture.

This post and all posting still to come, will describe the installation steps to install Oracle Fusion Applications.

June 24th, 2011

Fusion Applications – How we look at the near future

Recently the Oracle Applications team of Logica discussed the near future of Oracle Fusion Applications. In various breakout sessions, the team got a better understanding of Oracle Fusion.

During a joint session we had a discussion on a number of statements. A brief recap: 

  • About the question that it still would take did some years there were diverging views. The majority agreed that widespread implementation and upgrades will not be seen in the immediate future. Oracle has a tradition that it will take a while before a full product suite is not only available, but also stable and ease to implement and maintain. 
  • There is certainly a market for Fusion Applications. Both in HCM and Financials and accross all Industry Sectors. Keywords are: mobile applications, less need for customization and user friendly.
  • Fusion Applications will be a re-implementation of the current applications like PeopleSoft. To our opinion both functionally and technically the difference with the current applications are so major that upgrading is not likely. Change management will be important. Financial Applications seem already familiar with process-oriented approach. HCM is more module / function-oriented. Fusion is certainly process driven and compares better with Oracle eBusiness Suite.
  • On the question of what training would be needed, there was a dichotomy between the technical and functional consultants. The latter expected more training on new features such as integrated BI and the process approach. For the technical consultants the focus will be on Java / OAF / JDEV. A shift from customizations to configuration and integration. Impact seems bigger on technical side.

The next steps. Make it available in a sandbox environment.

Shortly after our meeting Fusion Applications became available for partners and one of our consultants is trying to implement Fusion Applications in our sandbox environment. Follow his progress!/Hakanbiroglu

June 20th, 2011

Installation Informatica Powercenter 9.0.1 on Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.6


Program Version Filename
Oracle Express 11G 11.2.0 oracle-xe-11.2.0-0.5.x86_64.rpm
SQL Developer 3.0 sqldeveloper-
Informatica Powercenter 9.0.1 901HF2_Server_Installer_linux-x64.tar
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.6 Enterprise-R5-U6-Server-x86_64-dvd.iso

For this demonstration Oracle Enterprise Linux (a.k.a. “Unbreakable Linux”) was used. Installed in a virtual environment with 1,5GB RAM and a 25GB harddisk.

December 31st, 2010

Finally Fusion Apps V1 in 2011

Oracle’s Fusion Applications v1 is finally announced this year … this could have been my opening sentence for the last 5 years but this time it is real. It is becoming very concrete now. Oracle is working with early adaptor customers to implement Fusion Applications modules next to their current application landscape. This co-existence strategy will be the strategy to convince customers to migrate to Fusion Applications in the next couple of years.

As mentioned earlier in one of my blog posts, Oracle gave us the opportunity to get a presentation about Fusion Applications on our yearly Oracle event. It was a great way to get introduced to Fusion Applications.