General Availability (GA) of PeopleTools 8.50

Announcement

Announcement

Today we are pleased to announce the general availability of PeopleTools 8.50.  This release is important to Oracle and PeopleSoft customers since it demonstrates Oracle's commitment to the PeopleSoft product family and continuing to provide significant enhancements to these products.  The new PeopleTools features and capabilities have created more customer excitement than we have seen in years.  Since this release is available to customers running all of the recent PeopleSoft applications (eg. 8.8, 8.9 and 9.0) and is the foundation to the 9.1 applications, we are sure to see rapid and enthusiastic adoption of PeopleTools 8.50.

 

New In this Release:

It is not possible to list all of the new features in this post but here is a quick list of some of the new capabilities;

1.       Improved User Experience:

a.       A Related Content framework that allows on-page integration of external content

b.      Improved menu and navigation

c.       Contemporary new styles

d.      Dynamic UI features, including partial page refresh, modal search windows, mouse-over pop-up windows and type-ahead filtered search

2.       Improved Developer Productivity

a.       Enhanced Interactive PeopleCode Debugger

b.      AppClass Drilldown PeopleCode Editor

c.       Improved Integration Test Tools

3.       Expanded Reporting and Query options

a.       Query as Feeds enabling users to retrieve PeopleSoft data via RSS

b.      Connected Query for joining or nesting multiple queries

c.       Centralized  reporting console

d.      Query Access Service which provides complete access to PeopleSoft queries via a standard web service interface

4.       Infrastructure, LCM and Security enhancements

a.       Adoption of Java 6 on all server tiers

b.      Latest versions of WebLogic Server, WebSphere and Tuxedo

c.       Full support for 64-bit Linux and Windows

d.      Secure PS_Home

e.      Integration to Oracle Configuration Manager

f.        Support for Oracle TDE, Database Vault and Audit Vault

g.       FTPS and ADAM (AD LDS) support

 

Downloading

PeopleTools 8.50 is now available for download through Oracle Electronic Product Delivery (EPD) and the Oracle Store.  Check EPD for specific platform downloads, which are updated regularly.

 

Reference Material

 To review additional documentation for the 8.50 release, please visit My Oracle Support via this link or search for doc id = 847882.1

The above doc includes all documents related to the 8.50 release:  release notes, install guide, cumulative overview, data sheets, links to the 8.50 PeopleBooks, technical certifications, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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