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Updated: Minimizing EBS 12.2.6 Upgrade Downtimes

We have updated our recommendations for minimizing downtimes when upgrading to EBS 12.2.6: Best Practices for Minimizing Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.n Upgrade Downtime (Note 1581549.1) Written by Jim Machin, a senior member of our Applications Performance group, this white paper contains a wealth of detailed technical recommendations for reducing the amount of time needed for an EBS 12.2.6 upgrade.  It covers: Technical preparation and planning activities Diagnostics for...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 | Application Tier | Read More

Oracle CRM Technology Foundation 12.1 RUP4 Now Available

Oracle E-Business Suite includes a set of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) products such as Sales, Marketing, Service, e-Commerce, Contracts, and Interaction Center applications.  This group of products depends upon a set of E-Business Suite technology libraries that are related to OA Framework (OAF) but which need to be updated separately. These technology libraries comprise the Oracle CRM Technology Foundation (JTT).  JTT provides Java-based infrastructure software...

Monday, October 3, 2016 | Application Tier | Read More

September 2016 Updates to AD and TXK for EBS 12.2

[Feb. 7, 2017 update: removed "Support for Logical Host Names"-- that feature was postponed to a later AD/TXK bundle patch] We have been fine-tuning the administration tools for E-Business Suite 12.2 via a series of regular updates to the Applications DBA (AD) and EBS Technology Stack (TXK) components: Set 1 - March 2014 Set 2 - May 2014 Set 3 - July 2014 Set 4 - October 2014 Set 5 - November 2014 Set 6 - March 2015 Set 7 - October 2015 Set 8 - January 2016 Set 9 - April 2016 We have...

Friday, September 30, 2016 | Application Tier | Read More

Updated: Essential EBS Reference Tools for Developers

Regular readers of this blog know that we have three reference tools that are essential for every E-Business Suite upgrade: File Comparison Report (Note 1446430.1) Data Model Comparison Report (Note 1290886.1) Seed Data Comparison Report (Note 1327399.1) These tools allow you to generate a report of the differences between one EBS release and another for specific EBS products. For example, you could use the Data Model Comparison to get a list of EBS database objects that...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Application Tier | Read More

DSTv27 Timezone Patches Available for E-Business Suite 12.1

If your E-Business Suite Release environment is configured to support Daylight Saving Time (DST) or international time zones, it's important to keep your timezone definition files up-to-date. They were last changed in November 2015 and released as DSTv25. DSTv27 is now available and certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1. The DSTv27 update includes the timezone information from the IANA tzdata 2016f.  It is cumulative: it includes all previous Oracle DST updates. ...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | Application Tier | Read More

EBS 12.2 August 2016 Technology Stack RPC Now Available

The latest cumulative set of updates to the E-Business Suite 12.2 technology stack foundation utilities is now available in a new August 2016 Recommended Patch Collection (RPC): EBS 12.2 FND Recommended Patch Collection (08/2016) (Patch 24387712) Oracle strongly recommends that all E-Business Suite 12.2 users apply this set of updates. What issues are fixed in this patch? This cumulative Recommended Patch Collection contains important fixes for issueswith the Oracle EBS...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | Application Tier | Read More

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