Discoverer 11g (11.1.1.3) Certified with E-Business Suite

Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer is an ad-hoc query, reporting, analysis, and Web-publishing tool that allows end-users to work directly with Oracle E-Business Suite OLTP data.  We certified Discoverer 11g version 11.1.1.2 (a.k.a. Patchset 1) with the E-Business Suite earlier this year. 

Discoverer 11g version 11.1.1.3 (a.k.a. Patchset 2) is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i and 12.

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Certified EBS 11i Platforms
  • Linux x86 (Oracle Enterprise Linux 4, 5)
  • Linux x86 (RHEL 4, 5)
  • Linux x86 (SLES 10)
Certified EBS 12 Platforms
  • Linux x86 (Oracle Enterprise Linux 4, 5)
  • Linux x86 (RHEL 4, 5)
  • Linux x86 (SLES 10)
Other Platform Certifications Still Underway

Our Applications Platforms Engineering team is still working on additional platforms, including Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit), IBM AIX on Power Systems, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows Server (32-bit).

Oracle's Revenue Recognition rules prohibit us from discussing certification and release dates, but you're welcome to monitor or subscribe to this blog for updates, which I'll post as soon as soon as they're available.   

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Comments:

And here we are planning on going live with Disco 11.1.1.2 at end of July :D

Can I pick go live dates or what?

Posted by Jay Weinshenker on July 02, 2010 at 12:52 AM PDT #

I actually see this as being very shrewd, Jay. This means that you've got something else to start working on immediately after your go-live.

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on July 02, 2010 at 01:18 AM PDT #

pls i need ur help i wrote my oracle certification associate last year december 1 2009 and i have not receive my certificate up till now and i have try every thing possible to get it. if you known any related link i can get pls do help me.
thanks

Posted by adeneye sunkanmi on July 05, 2010 at 01:20 AM PDT #

Hi, Adeneye,

I'm afraid that I don't have any visibility into Oracle University's handling of these things. I'd recommend contacting them directly:

http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=225

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on July 06, 2010 at 02:00 AM PDT #

Hi - is there a desupport date for Discoverer 11g? I ask because I have not heard or read of one, but others in my company say it is the EOY 2011. My question is for both the stand-alone and EBS versions. Thank you in advance.

Posted by Rob Gogol on July 06, 2010 at 10:24 PM PDT #

Hi, Rob,

The Fusion Middleware division publishes their desupport dates here:

http://www.oracle.com/support/lifetime-support-policy.html

Click on the "Oracle Fusion Middleware Products" document for complete details. That document shows Discoverer 11g is covered by Premier Support until June 2014.

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on July 07, 2010 at 06:25 AM PDT #

Steven,

Hi - thank you very much for your help and the info.

Rob

Posted by Rob Gogol on July 08, 2010 at 10:54 PM PDT #

Hi Steven,
I am trying to find documentation on the support dates for Disvoerer 10g. When I looked at the Fusion MiddleWare link I only found info on 11g support dates. I did see your post http://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/2010/02/premier_support_as10g_ends_dec_2010.html which has Disvoerer 10g desupported by the end of 2010, is this still accurate? Is there one central document that is updated regularly where I can go to support dates for all Oracle products (older versions & current versions)? Thanks for your help.
Sahar

Posted by Sahar Yousef on September 07, 2010 at 11:15 PM PDT #

Hi, Sahar,

All of the support policy documents are here:

http://www.oracle.com/support/lifetime-support-policy.html

The document that describes Fusion Middleware (and Discoverer) is on that same page. Here's the direct link:

Lifetime Support Policy: Oracle Fusion Middleware Products
http://www.oracle.com/us/support/library/lifetime-support-middleware-069163.pdf

Page 8 of that document lists "10gR2 10.1.2.x *" -- where the "*" footnote lists Discoverer. So, that line shows Premier Support ending Dec 2011 with no Extended Support available.

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on September 08, 2010 at 02:17 AM PDT #

Thanks Steven,
Exactly what I was looking for.
Sahar

Posted by Sahar Yousef on September 13, 2010 at 08:05 AM PDT #

Hi Steven.

Are you able to confirm the Oracle Discoverer 11g and database certifications with EBS 12.0.6? We can run 10gR2 or 11g but Oracle recommends 11g. Is Disco 11g certified with Oracle EBS 12.0.6 and Oracle Database 10gR2?

Cheers.

Posted by Matt on November 01, 2010 at 11:37 AM PDT #

Hi, Matt,

Yes, all of the latest Discoverer 11g and database certifications will run with EBS 12.0.6.

From a database perspective, we strongly recommend either 11gR1 or 11gR2, since the 10gR2 database codeline is now in Extended Support.

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on November 02, 2010 at 04:50 AM PDT #

Hi Steven,

Currently I have Discoverer 10g(10.1.2.2) on a standalone server RH linux 4(32bit) and integrated to Ebiz 11.5.10.2 ...

Now we are at a point to decide as to whether we need to upgrade to 10.1.2.3 for compatibility to Windows 7.0 / I.E 8 or to discoverer 11g as EOS for 10g is dec '2011
So would you be able to provide your inputs on the right path.
Does 11g require any seperate licensing factor ?
What's the compatible platform and space required ?

Regards,
Skumar

Posted by skumar on December 01, 2010 at 09:56 AM PST #

Hi, Skumar,

I'm afraid that I'm not a licencing specialist; I'm in Development. I'd recommend that you contact your Oracle account manager for assistance with licencing questions. He or she can review your existing licencing contracts and advise you on this.

For Discoverer platform and space requirements, see:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-certification-100350.html

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on December 02, 2010 at 01:24 AM PST #

is discoverer 11.1.1.3 certified with EBS Release 11i 11.5.10.2 + ATG RUP 6?

Posted by guest on May 12, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT #

Yes, I'd expect Discoverer 11.1.1.3 to work with EBS 11.5.10.2 and ATG Release Update Pack 6. However, you should note that Discoverer 11.1.1.4 is now certified: http://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/discoverer_11114_ebs I'd recommend using that latest Discoverer version with ATG Release Update Pack 7 (http://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/apps_11i_techstack_atg_rup_7). Regards, Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on May 13, 2011 at 06:51 AM PDT #

Steven, i have two servers with ebs 11i, one for the database and one with the appl. what should i do to install discoverer? use the same server as appl? or a new one just for discoverer?

Posted by Alejandro on September 19, 2011 at 07:56 AM PDT #

Alejandro,

It's technically feasible to put Discoverer on the same physical server that hosts your EBS mid-tier.

If your existing EBS application tier (mid-tier) server has enough spare capacity to handle the projected load from your Discoverer users, too, then you can do that.

Many customers have standalone servers that handle Discoverer reporting. The advantages of this are twofold: it reduces the risk of Discoverer workloads interfering with your production EBS users, and you can also independently scale up and configure that server.

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on September 20, 2011 at 05:09 AM PDT #

Hi Steven,

Is Discoverer 10g/11g certified with PeopleSoft? Can we have Discoverer for Reporting in PeopleSoft? Please advise.

Regards,
Ravi

Posted by Ravi Musuku on November 01, 2011 at 02:49 AM PDT #

Hi, Ravi,

Glad to hear that you're interested in Discoverer. I'm part of the E-Business Suite division and don't have any visibility into PeopleSoft certifications.

Your best bet would be to log a formal Service Request via My Oracle Support (formerly Metalink) to get one of our PeopleSoft specialists engaged.

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on November 01, 2011 at 03:30 AM PDT #

What's the latest release of Discoverer that's certified to EBS 11.5.10.2?

Is there any serious talk of Discoverer going away?

-Don

Posted by guest on June 25, 2013 at 02:10 PM PDT #

Don,

The latest version certified is Discoverer 11.1.1.7.

The Discoverer team has been advising all of their users to migrate to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition for several years now.

Regards,
Steven

Posted by Steven Chan on June 25, 2013 at 02:37 PM PDT #

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