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SCMU: our alternative to Application
    Change Management Pack
                       Tony Scholefield
                  ...
Agenda
•   About Santos
•   Application Change Management Pack
•   Why SCMU?
•   What is SCMU?
•   Demonstration / Screen ...
About Santos
• We are:
  – Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  – An Australian company providing energy for Australia
   ...
About Santos
• We run:
  – Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i.10.2 (+)
  – Financials – GL, PA, FA, AR, AP, CM, i-Expense...
Audience survey
• Have you seen my customisations
  presentatation?
• What version of EBS are you running?
• What is your ...
Application Change Management Pack
• Oracle Application Change Management Pack (ACP) is an add-on
  component to Applicati...
How ACM works
• Check in customization into file version control system
  (SVN).
• In Customization Manager, use check in ...
Why SCMU?
• We do not have OEM and therefore ACM
  – Cost?
  – DBAs resistant to change?
  – Bad initial impression / expe...
What is SCMU?
•   Tool developed in-house
•   Unix shell scripts
•   Installed on DEV/TEST and PROD servers
•   Provides a...
Main menu
+======================================+
| Santos Change Management Utility     |
+=============================...
Demonstration
• Demonstrate the SCMU functionality
  (fingers crossed)
• I have included some screen dumps for
  the post-...
Create a change
Template files
Create a TAR file
The future
• R12 April (Easter) or August 2011
• Review / reduce the number of
  customisations
• Develop a Java interface...
Questions
Tell us what you think…
• http://feedback.insync10.com.au

• Tony.Scholefield@Santos.com
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Santos change management utility, our alternative to application change management pack

  1. 1. SCMU: our alternative to Application Change Management Pack Tony Scholefield Santos 17 August 2010 The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  2. 2. Agenda • About Santos • Application Change Management Pack • Why SCMU? • What is SCMU? • Demonstration / Screen dumps • The future • Questions
  3. 3. About Santos • We are: – Oil & Gas Exploration & Production – An Australian company providing energy for Australia and Asia • Offices (using Oracle) in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Jakarta, Gladstone and Roma • Field sites in Cooper Basin, Southern Queensland, offshore WA, offshore Victoria and in Indonesia – Approximately 2,000 employees, numerous contractors
  4. 4. About Santos • We run: – Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i.10.2 (+) – Financials – GL, PA, FA, AR, AP, CM, i-Expenses, Treasury – Supply – PO, IN, OM, i-Procurement, Sourcing, Intelligence – Human Resources – HR, Payroll, OTL, OLM, Self Service, iRecruitment – Numerous customisations – Typically migrate 30 – 40 changes to production each month
  5. 5. Audience survey • Have you seen my customisations presentatation? • What version of EBS are you running? • What is your role? • Do you use OEM? • Do you use ACM?
  6. 6. Application Change Management Pack • Oracle Application Change Management Pack (ACP) is an add-on component to Application Management Pack (AMP) and Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control (OEMGC) that manages and monitors customizations for Oracle E-business suite applications. OEMGC Customization AMP Manager ACP Patch Manager Setup Manager
  7. 7. How ACM works • Check in customization into file version control system (SVN). • In Customization Manager, use check in code within SVN to create a package (patch). • In Patch Manager, deploy patch created to target instances. • In Setup Manager, migrate any additional functional setups to target instances.
  8. 8. Why SCMU? • We do not have OEM and therefore ACM – Cost? – DBAs resistant to change? – Bad initial impression / experience? • We do many changes most months • Improve migration process – Efficient for DBAs – Reduce errors
  9. 9. What is SCMU? • Tool developed in-house • Unix shell scripts • Installed on DEV/TEST and PROD servers • Provides ability to – Apply patches – Dependencies – Back out – Automated
  10. 10. Main menu +======================================+ | Santos Change Management Utility | +======================================+ 1) Create New Change 2) Create Tar File 3) Apply a Change 4) Create New Release 5) Copy a Change from Remote Server 6) Copy a Release from Remote Server 7) Implement a Release 8) Archive a Release 9) View a Release Q) Quit
  11. 11. Demonstration • Demonstrate the SCMU functionality (fingers crossed) • I have included some screen dumps for the post-conference version
  12. 12. Create a change
  13. 13. Template files
  14. 14. Create a TAR file
  15. 15. The future • R12 April (Easter) or August 2011 • Review / reduce the number of customisations • Develop a Java interface (?)
  16. 16. Questions
  17. 17. Tell us what you think… • http://feedback.insync10.com.au • Tony.Scholefield@Santos.com

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