Written by Ayush Ganeriwal, Oracle Data Integrator Product Management
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) is the bulk data transformation
platform for Fusion Applications (FA). ODI is used by Fusion Customer
Relationship Management (CRM), Fusion Human Capital Management (HCM), Fusion
Supply Chain Management (SCM), Fusion Incentive Compensation (IC) and Fusion
Financials family products and many other Fusion Application teams are following
suit. Among all these product families CRM is the biggest consumer of ODI
leveraging a breadth of ODI features and functionality, out of which some features
were developed specifically for Fusion Applications use. Some ODI features they
utilize include: ODI SDK, high
availability, external authentication, various out of the box and customized Knowledge
Modules, ODI-ESS bridge, callbacks to ESS EJBs, auditing, open tools, etc. In this post we will first talk about the
different Fusion Application use cases at higher level and then take a closer
look at different integration points.
shows data integration need of a typical on-premise Fusion Applications deployment.
Figure 1: Data
Integration Needs in On-Premise Fusion Application
shows the on-demand or cloud environment requirements, which are slightly
different as there is no direct connectivity available to the interface tables.
Figure 2: Data
Integration Needs for On-Demand Fusion Application
Stay tuned for more blog posts on this topic coming next week. This was part one in a series of three posts.