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OOW16 - Maintenance Strategies for Oracle E-Business Suite [CON6725]

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This session features the best techniques that applications DBAs can use to proactively maintain their Oracle E-Business Suite environment. It starts with a practical approach for defining a preventive maintenance strategy and then moves to detailed descriptions and tips for various tools and approaches to efficiently perform maintenance tasks. Topics include patching shortcuts, distributing worker processes across multiple servers, shared file systems, and avoiding resource bottlenecks. You will leave this session with the tools required for creating a plan to keep your environment healthy and up to date.

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OOW16 - Maintenance Strategies for Oracle E-Business Suite [CON6725]

  1. 1. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Maintenance Strategies for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager Applications Technology Oracle E-Business Suite Development Confidential – Oracle Internal/Restricted/Highly Restricted
  2. 2. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Safe Harbor Statement The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle’s products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle. 2
  3. 3. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Program Agenda 3 Define Your Preventive Maintenance Strategy Find the Updates You Need Use the Right Tools and Features Create Your Deployment Strategy Summarize Key Concepts 1 2 3 4 5
  4. 4. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Step 1. Define Your Oracle E-Business Suite Preventive Maintenance Strategy 4
  5. 5. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Keeping Your Environment Healthy Keeping Your Environment Up-To-Date 1 2 5 Step 1. Define Your Preventive Maintenance Strategy
  6. 6. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Step 1. Define Your Preventive Maintenance Strategy Keeping Your Environment Healthy Keeping Your Environment Up-To-Date2 6 1
  7. 7. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Define Your Preventive Maintenance Strategy 7 Environment Health • Generate Statistics • Recompile Invalids • Rebuild Indexes • Reorganize Tables Database • Log file cleanup • Patching cleanup • Pre-upgrade binary removal • Space watcher Filesystem
  8. 8. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Define Your Preventive Maintenance Strategy • Define retention requirements • Deploy archive/purge routines – Use the Purge Portal • System Administrator Responsibility  Oracle Applications Manager  Purging/Critical Activities – Purge system data • Examples: Concurrent Requests, Workflow – Purge transactional data Archive and Purge 8
  9. 9. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Step 1. Define Your Preventive Maintenance Strategy Keeping Your Environment Healthy Keeping Your Environment Up-To-Date 1 2 9
  10. 10. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Keeping Your Environment Up-To-Date 10 Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack Security Patches Interim Patches R11i/R12 Minimum Requirements for Support 1 2 3 4 5
  11. 11. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Customer Choice to Use 12.1 or 12.2 Oracle E-Business Suite Support Timelines 11.5.10 GA Nov 2004 Extended12.0 GA Jan 2007 12.1 GA May 2009 12.2 GA Sep 2013 Premier Sustaining Sustaining Sustaining Sustaining Premier Premier Extended Exception Jan 2012 Jan 2015 Nov 2013Nov 2010 Sep 2013 Sep 2023 Dec 2021 Dec 2015 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 For more info, see Oracle Lifetime Support Policy: Oracle Applications 11
  12. 12. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | ... do not override Oracle Database timelines for releases or options: • 12gR2, 11gR2 • Real Application Clusters • Advanced Compression, etc… ... do not override Fusion Middleware timelines for external components: • Discoverer • Single Sign-On • Portal, etc… … override Fusion Middleware timelines for internal EBS components: • Oracle HTTP Server • Forms & Reports 10g • Oracle Containers for Java (OC4J) • Java JDK EBS Support timelines…
  13. 13. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Error Correction Support windows database patchsets are limited Grace Periods for Database Patchsets 11.2 11.2.0.3 11.2.0.4 Don’t bother tracking release dates and doing the math. Just read: Note 742060.1 Error Correction Support dates for database patchsets Major release Second patchset Third patchset
  14. 14. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:30 PM CON6742-Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Certification Primer and Roadmap Steven Chan, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 14
  15. 15. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Where Can You Find Authoritative Dates? 15 Understand Where You Are with Regards to Support Policies www.oracle.com/us/support/lifetime-support
  16. 16. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Where Can You Find Authoritative Dates? 16 Understand Where You Are with Regards to Support Policies http://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan
  17. 17. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Where Can You Find Authoritative Dates? 17 Understand Where You Are with Regards to Support Policies http://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan
  18. 18. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Where Can You Find Authoritative Dates? 18 Understand Where You Are with Regards to Support Policies http://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan
  19. 19. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Step 2. Find the Updates You Need 19
  20. 20. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Keeping Your Environment Up-To-Date 20 Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack Security Patches Interim Patches R11i/R12 Minimum Requirements for Support 1 2 3 4 5
  21. 21. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Find the Updates You Need • Oracle E-Business Suite • Release Upgrade • Release Update Pack (RUP) • Family Pack • Recommended Patch Collections (RPCs) for 12.1.3 • Recommended patches • Recommended performance patches 21 1
  22. 22. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Find the Updates You Need • Technology Stack • Desktop client – Java Runtime Environment (JRE) • Application tier – Java Development Kit (JDK) – R12.1, R12.2: Forms and Reports (Developer) – Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) – R12.1: Oracle Application Server (OAS); R12.2: Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) • Database tier • Daylight Savings Time (DST) - all technology stack components 22 2
  23. 23. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Find the Updates You Need • Security Patches (Critical Patch Updates or CPUs) • Oracle E-Business Suite • Technology Stack – Desktop client – Application tier – Database tier 24 3
  24. 24. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:45 AM CON6712-Ready or Not: Applying Secure Configuration to Oracle E-Business Suite Eric Bing, Senior Director, Security, Oracle Applications Unlimited Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2006 25
  25. 25. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Find the Updates You Need • Interim Patches • As needed, per test results or to resolve production issues 26 4
  26. 26. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Find the Updates You Need • R12 Support Requirements • MOS Doc ID 1195034.1, R12 Minimum Prerequisite Requirements – Covers Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 and 12.2 27 5
  27. 27. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Where Can I Find Updates? 28 MOS Doc ID 1633974.2
  28. 28. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Where Can I Find Updates? 29 MOS Doc ID 1633974.2 Navigation Tabs
  29. 29. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | • Application Tier Code Level Checker (checkMTpatch.sh) – Verifies technology stack patches required by EBS 12.2 • Database Code Level Checker (checkDBpatch.sh) – Verifies database patches required by EBS 12.2 30 Where Can I Find Updates? EBS 12.2 Technology Stack Code Level Verification Utilities ✓ Application Tier Forms 10.1.2 OHS Oracle Common WebLogic ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Forms 10.1.2 OHS Oracle Common WebLogic ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ fs1 fs2 Application TOPs Application TOPs Note 1594274.1, Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes AD/TXK Delta 7
  30. 30. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | EBS 12.2 Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) New: Automatically maps bug fixes to patches and recommends patches
  31. 31. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Where Can I Find Updates? 32 EBS 12.2 & 12.1 Oracle Applications Manager  Patch Wizard MOS Doc ID 1400757.1
  32. 32. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Step 3. Use the Right Tools and Features Tools, Features and Tips for Optimizing Maintenance 33
  33. 33. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #1: Apply Patches Like a Master Apps DBA 34
  34. 34. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Patches with Non-Interactive Mode 35 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 • User interaction is not required during patch application • AutoPatch information is provided in a default file • Delays between successive tasks are reduced What to Know • Create the defaultsfile – Execute AutoPatch using defaultsfile option – Type abort when prompted for patch directory – Verify defaultsfile exists • Execute AD Patch using noninteractive and defaultsfile options • After defaultsfile created, execute AutoPatch as follows: adpatch interactive=n defaultsfile= APPL_TOP/admin/prod_def.txt R12.1: What to Do MOS Doc ID 1078973.1
  35. 35. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Patches with Input File 36 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 • Potential errors entered during AD Online Patching input reduced • No need to remember patching options entered with command line • File is unique to each patching cycle What to Know • Create the inputfile and execute as follows: adop inputfile=[pathfilename] R12.2: What to Do Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Guide Release 12.2 Part No. E22954-13
  36. 36. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Patches Using Additional Options 37 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 • Options can be used with AutoPatch to optimize deployment • Many system tasks can be deferred to the end of patching cycle What to Know • Example: adpatch options=nocompiledb, nogenerate, nocompilejsp R12.1: What to Do MOS Doc ID 1078973.1
  37. 37. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Patches Using Additional Options 38 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 • ADOP is optimized and plays an active role in managing the patching process • Many deferred system tasks are executed in the AD Online Patching FINALIZE or CUTOVER phase What to Know • Do nothing! R12.2: What to Do Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Guide Release 12.2
  38. 38. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #2: Apply Multiple Patches at a Time 39
  39. 39. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Merge Oracle E-Business Suite Patches 40 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 • Multiple patches can be merged into a single patch • AutoPatch overhead is eliminated What to Know • Create merged patch 1. Review patch readmes 2. Create directories 3. Unzip patches 4. Run AD Merge Patch admrgpch source_dir target_dir 5. Check log files • After patches are merged, execute AutoPatch to apply the merged patch as follows: adpatch • When prompted, enter the merged patch name R12.1: What to Do MOS Doc ID 228779.1
  40. 40. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Multiple Oracle E-Business Suite Patches at a Time 41 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 • Multiple patches can be applied in a single execution of AD Online Patching • Input file may be used with each patching cycle What to Know • Use the adop patches or inputfile to apply multiple patches at a time. For example: adop phase=prepare,apply,finalize patches=1234, 5678 R12.2: What to Do Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Guide Release 12.2
  41. 41. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #3: Don’t Apply MLS Patches if You Don’t Need To 42
  42. 42. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | • A language enabled as Lightweight MLS eliminates required NLS patch • Disk space used for translations is reduced • Base language must be English • User Interface is English • Data entered in relevant language • Reports can be generated with the language data entered • Mixing Lightweight MLS and Full MLS is not supported • A hybrid of Lightweight MLS and Full MLS for multiple languages is supported • Converting to Lightweight MLS from full translation mode is available with Release 12.2.2 and higher 43 Use Lightweight MLS Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2 MOS Doc ID 1077709.1
  43. 43. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #4: Use Oracle Applications Manager (OAM) for Patch Research 44
  44. 44. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Verify if a patch has already been applied 45 Patch Research with Oracle Applications Manager (OAM) Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Guide Release 12.2 Review patch worker logs from recent Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2
  45. 45. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #5: Streamline Technology Stack Updates 46
  46. 46. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Streamline Technology Stack Updates 47 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1: Application Tier • Application tier technology stack updates can be applied while EBS patches are being applied • Parallel execution of technology stack patches and EBS patches can reduce overall maintenance window What to Know • Execute technology stack updates. For example: opatch apply • Execute AutoPatch to apply EBS patches in parallel. For example: adpatch R12.1: What to Do
  47. 47. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Streamline Technology Stack Updates 48 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Application Tier • Application tier technology stack updates can be – Applied to the PATCH file system while EBS is online – Applied in conjunction with an EBS Online Patching cycle or – Applied as a separate Online Patching exercise • Sequential execution of technology stack patches and EBS patches is performed • A full re-clone must be performed after applying Application tier patches to synchronize the RUN and PATCH file systems What to Know • Prepare the PATCH filesystem. • Apply technology stack patches to PATCH filesystem. • Apply EBS patches (optional). • Coordinate time for CUTOVER and complete the online patching cycle. • Synchronize the technology stack patches between the RUN and PATCH filesystems. R12.2: What to Do MOS Doc ID 1355068.1
  48. 48. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Streamline Technology Stack Updates 49 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Application Tier • Application tier technology stack updates can be – Applied to the PATCH file system while EBS is online – Applied in conjunction with an EBS Online Patching cycle or – Applied as a separate Online Patching exercise • Sequential execution of technology stack patches and EBS patches is performed • A full re-clone must be performed after applying Application tier patches to synchronize the RUN and PATCH file systems What to Know For example: Step 1. Synchronize RUN and PATCH filesystem. On RUN filesystem: adop phase=prepare Step 2. then, Step 3. (optional) R12.2: What to Do MOS Doc ID 1355068.1 Developer 10.1.2 APPL_TOP COMMON_TOP INST_TOP Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) WebLogic Server (WLS) PATCH Filesystem Step 2. $bsu.sh and/or Step 3. $adop apply (optional) $opatch apply
  49. 49. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Streamline Technology Stack Updates 50 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Application Tier • Application tier technology stack updates can be – Applied to the PATCH file system while EBS is online – Applied in conjunction with an EBS Online Patching cycle or – Applied as a separate Online Patching exercise • Sequential execution of technology stack patches and EBS patches is performed • A full re-clone must be performed after applying Application tier patches to synchronize the RUN and PATCH file systems What to Know • Prepare the instance for patching $ adop phase=prepare • Apply technology stack patches to the PATCH file system $ source .EBSapps.env PATCH $ bsu.sh $ [SET ORACLE_HOME] $ opatch apply • Apply EBS patches (optional) $ adop phase=apply inputfile=myinputfile • Complete the Online Patching cycle $ adop phase=finalize $ adop phase=cutover $ adop phase=cleanup • Synchronize technology patches between the RUN and PATCH file systems $ adop phase=fs_clone R12.2: What to Do MOS Doc ID 1355068.1
  50. 50. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Streamline Technology Stack Updates 51 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2: Database Tier • Database binaries can be staged on production environment prior to executing database upgrade • Database binaries can be staged while Oracle E-Business Suite is up and running (online) What to Know • Install Oracle Database software prior to downtime required for executing database upgrade. • For example: RunInstaller R12.1, R12.2: What to Do
  51. 51. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #6: Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 52
  52. 52. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance • Expands concept of Shared APPL_TOP • Eliminates patch synchronization requirements • Reduces disk space requirements • Enables the use of Distributed AD 53 Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1, R12.2: Use a Shared Application Tier Filesystem MOS Doc ID 236469.1, R12.0/12.1; 1375769.1, R12.2
  53. 53. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 54 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1: Distributed Filesystem
  54. 54. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 55 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1: Shared Application Tier Filesystem
  55. 55. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 56 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Distributed Filesystem
  56. 56. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 57 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Shared Application Tier Filesystem
  57. 57. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 58 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1: Use Distributed AD • Available with Shared Application Tier Filesystem • Patch workers run in parallel on primary and secondary nodes • Time to complete AD tasks reduced • Better utilization of system resources What to Know • On Primary Node: Execute the AutoPatch with distributed option. For example: adpatch workers=8 localworkers=3 • On remote nodes: Start AdController with distributed option. For example: adctrl distributed=y R12.1: What to Do MOS Doc ID 236469.1
  58. 58. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 59 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Use Distributed AD • With Online Patching, expediting patch application is no longer the objective. What to Know • Do nothing! R12.2: What to Do Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Guide Release 12.2 Part No. E22954-13
  59. 59. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 60 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1: Execute AutoConfig in Parallel • AutoConfig parallel execution available for all Oracle E- Business Suite Release 12 releases • Maintenance downtime is reduced • 45% reduction in Autoconfig execution time What to Know • Execute AutoConfig on each node with parallel option. • For example: adconfig.pl -parallel R12.1: What to Do MOS Doc ID 387859.1
  60. 60. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance 61 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Execute AutoConfig in Parallel • Can be executed on the RUN filesystem. Caution: Changes will not be propagated to the PATCH filesystem if there is an active Online Patching cycle • Can be executed on the PATCH filesystem ONLY during an active online patching cycle What to Know • Execute AutoConfig on each node with parallel option. • For example: adconfig.pl -parallel R12.2: What to Do MOS Doc ID 387859.1
  61. 61. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #7: Apply Patches Before Taking Production Down 62
  62. 62. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Patches to a Copy of Production 63 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1: Use a Staged Applications System (APPL_TOP) • Patches are applied to a copy of production (staged environment) • Patches are applied while production is online • Database updates applied to production requires downtime What to Know • Clone production (staged area) • Apply patches to staged area • Take production offline, then update the production database as follows: adpatch options=nocopyportion, no generateportion • Update production APPL_TOP • Synchronize patch history R12.1: What to Do MOS Doc ID 734025.1
  63. 63. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Patches to a Copy of Production 64 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Online Patching • Patches are applied to production • Users remain online during application of EBS patches • Brief downtime during cutover phase What to Know • Use AD Online Patching to apply patches to production . For example: adop inputfile=myinputfile.txt • After PREPARE, APPLY and FINALZE phases, patches can be promoted to production with the Online Patching CUTOVER over phase. R12.2: What to Do Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Guide Release 12.2 Part No. E22954-13
  64. 64. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #8: Apply Patches with the Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-In for Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 65
  65. 65. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Deploy EBS patches 66 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1: Patch Manager Apply Patches with Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-In MOS Doc ID 1623105.1 Deploy custom patches Check prerequisites Order and/or merge patches
  66. 66. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Deploy EBS and custom patches 67 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Patch Manager and Online Patching Apply Patches with Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-In MOS Doc ID 1623105.1 Add/remove patches Check prerequisites Order patches
  67. 67. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Define options for all phases of Online Patching cycle 68 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Patch Manager and Online Patching Apply Patches with Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-In MOS Doc ID 1623105.1 Define and send patch activity notifications
  68. 68. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Apply Patches with Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-In 69 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Patch Manager and Online Patching MOS Doc ID 1623105.1
  69. 69. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Create AD compliant customization packages 70 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 and 12.2: Customization Manager Apply Patches with Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-In MOS Doc ID 1623105.1 Apply custom patches with Patch Manger Validate customizations adhere to EBS development standards Interface with version control systems Validate the custom files based on a set of standards
  70. 70. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #9: Use the Best Tools and Configuration to Optimize Maintenance 71
  71. 71. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Execute AutoConfig Performance Profiler 72 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2 • An HTML report that includes timing requirements for AutoConfig execution • The output may be reviewed and long running steps may be tuned What to Know • Execute the Performance Profiler as follows: adconfig.pl contextfile=$CONTEXT_FILE -profile • Review the HTML output: cfgcheck.html R12.1, R12.2: What to Do
  72. 72. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Review patch timing information 73 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2: Analyze Patch Workers Oracle Applications Manager Timing Reports Review job execution and performance Review detailed run information
  73. 73. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Identify Long Running Worker Jobs 74 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2 • Analyze long running jobs and tasks in AD_TASK_TIMING • Check My Oracle Support for known issues and workarounds for long running jobs What to Know • For Example: SQL*Plus> select product, job_name, 2>start_time, end_time, 3>elapsed_time*24 as hours, arguments 4>from ad_task_timing 5>where (elapsed time*24) > 1 6>order by hours desc 7>/ R12.1, R12.2: What to Do
  74. 74. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Review Performance with Database Diagnostic Tools • Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) – Create snapshots during patch execution – Generate report – Analyze results and research any identified issues • Active Session History (ASH) – Sample current state of all active sessions – May be used to analyze specific patch worker 75 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2 Oracle Database Performance Tuning Guide 11gRelease 2, Part No. E16638-06
  75. 75. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Modify Resources During Maintenance Windows • Servers – Increase capacity (existing hardware) – Lease hardware – Add virtual servers – Increase filesystem space • Database – Modify SGA – Turn off archive logging – Increase tablespace allocation 76 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2
  76. 76. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:00 PM CON6714-Technical Upgrade Best Practices for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Udayan Parvate, Senior Director, Release Engineering, Quality and Release Management, Oracle E-Business Suite Samer Barakat, Senior Director, Applications Performance, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 77
  77. 77. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Tip #10: Ensure that Maintenances Does Not Break Anything 78
  78. 78. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Execute Patching Tools Using Test Mode 79 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 • Review the effects of a patch prior to application • Provides a list of each file that will be copied, relinked, executed or generated • System must be in maintenance mode upon execution What to Know • For example: adpatch apply=n R12.1: What to Do
  79. 79. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Execute Patching Tools Using Test Mode 80 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 • Review the effects of a patch prior to application • Provides a list of each file that will be copied, relinked, executed or generated • System must have an active Online Patching Cycle to execute What to Know • For example: adop phase=prepare,apply apply=n inputfile=myinputfile R12.2: What to Do Oracle E-Business Suite Patching Procedures, Part No. E12148-04
  80. 80. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Execute Configuration Check Utility 81 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2 • Review the affects of executing AutoConfig • HTML file is generated by the Check Config Utility What to Know • For example: AD_TOP/bin/adchkcfg.sh • Review the HTML output generated in the following: cfgcheck.html R12.1, R12.2: What to Do MOS Doc ID 387859.1
  81. 81. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Perform patch impact analysis on recommended patch and prerequisites 82 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2 Direct, Indirect and Customization Impact Analysis Review Patch Impact with Patch Wizard Analyze impact to customizations
  82. 82. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Register customized files 83 Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1, 12.2 Register Customizations in Oracle Applications Manager Analyze impact to customized files
  83. 83. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:15 PM CON6708-Migrating and Managing Customizations for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Santiago Bastidas, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 84
  84. 84. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | • Load and Performance Style Testing • Web and Oracle Application Testing Accelerators • Smart Integration with EM Diagnostics • Test Planning, Requirements and Test Cases • Defects Tracking • Reporting • Functional and Regression Testing • Web and Oracle Application Testing Accelerators • Oracle Flow Builder Oracle Application Testing Suite Overview Oracle Functional Testing Suite for Oracle Applications Oracle Load Testing Suite for Oracle Applications Oracle Test Manager 85
  85. 85. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Oracle Functional Testing Suite for Oracle Applications Oracle Flow Builder and EBS Pre-built Test Content • Use Flow Builder to Generate Test Scripts • Start with EBS Pre-Built Test Content • Create and Maintain Your Test Scripts – Add Your Flows & Data – Extend with More Components Record Manually Generate Test Automation Scripts OpenScript Record & Playback + Advanced Scripting Flow Builder Framework to combine flows and data to generate test scripts EBS Pre-Built Test Content Your Data Your Flows OracleFunctionalTestingSuite forOracleApplications EBS Quality Assurance Team Reduced Automation Time by 60% 86
  86. 86. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Advanced PackStarter Pack 87 Flow Builder: EBS Pre-Built Test Content 10 product families / products across EBS Incentive Compensation Channel Revenue Management Project ManagementProcurement Process Manufacturing Property Manager Service Lease /Finance Management Asset Lifecycle Management Discrete Manufacturing 2000+ Components and 200+ Flows across EBS ProcurementFinancials ManufacturingLogistics Service Master Data Management Order Management Asset Lifecycle Management Projects HCM 3600+ components and 230+ flows across EBS Logistics ManufacturingFinancials ProjectsProcurement Product Information Management Service Human Capital Management Order Management Asset Lifecycle Management
  87. 87. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Step 3. Develop Your Deployment Strategy 88
  88. 88. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | How You Document the Deployment Processes • Define the Deployment Schedule • Document your Service Level Agreement (SLA) – Unplanned Downtime, Planned Downtime (maintenance) • Define SLA for production and non-production environments • Publish your schedule – Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Yearly 89 1
  89. 89. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | How You Document the Deployment Processes • Create Your Maintenance Plan Template • Document your standards and processes – Oracle patches and updates – Your customization inventory and deployment process • Developing and Deploying Customizations in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2, MOS Doc ID 1577661.1 – Test plans (functional regression, load/stress tests, customizations) • Incorporate recommended tips, features and tools 90 2
  90. 90. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | How You Document the Deployment Processes • Create a Deployment Plan from Your Maintenance Plan Template • Document all steps, issues and issue resolutions/workarounds • Optimize the plan – Script manual steps – Identify tasks that can be executed in parallel – Identify and perform tasks that can be performed while system is online • Capture timing estimates for each step • Practice, practice, practice (especially important for major upgrades) 91 3
  91. 91. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | How You Document the Deployment Processes • Define Your Deployment Lifecycle • Define number of iterations and flow. – For example: – Dev  QA  Prod – Dev  Test  QA  Prod • Execute Test Plan – Test, Test, Test 92 4
  92. 92. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Summary 93
  93. 93. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | • Step 1. Create a Preventive Maintenance Strategy – Perform necessary actions to keep your system healthy – Understand support polices • Where Are You? – Apply updates on a regular basis • Step 2. Find the Updates You Need – My Oracle Support, Note 1633974.2 – Patch Wizard – Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Blog • Upgrade recommendations • Certification announcements 94 • Step 3. Create a Deployment Strategy – Define your SLA • Unplanned and planned downtime – Define your deployment plan template – Create a master deployment plan • Optimize the plan • Practice, practice, practice – Define the deployment lifecycle • Test What Do You Need to Remember?
  94. 94. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | • Tip #1: Use Patching Tools Like a Master Apps DBA • Tip #2: Apply Multiple Patches at a Time • Tip #3: Don’t Apply MLS Patches if You Don’t Have To • Tip #4: Use Oracle Applications Manager (OAM) for Patch Research • Tip #5: Streamline Technology Stack Updates • Tip #6: Expedite Multi-Node Maintenance • Tip #7: Apply Patches Before Taking Down Production • Tip #8: Apply Patches with the Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-In • Tip #9: Use the Best Tools & Configuration to Optimize Maintenance • Tip #10: Ensure that Maintenance Doesn’t Break Anything 95 What Do You Need to Remember? Use the Right Tips, Tools and Features
  95. 95. Copyright © 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Safe Harbor Statement The preceding is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle’s products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle. Oracle Confidential – Internal/Restricted/Highly Restricted 96
  96. 96. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Questions 97Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. |
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  100. 100. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Sessions by Date, Time Oracle OpenWorld 2016 Confidential – Oracle Internal/Restricted/Highly Restricted 101
  101. 101. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Monday, September 19, 2015 3:00 PM CON6701- Deploying Oracle E-Business Suite for On-Premises and Oracle Cloud Srikrishna Bandi, Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 3:00 PM CON6719-Simplified and Touch-Friendly User Interface in Oracle E-Business Suite Senthilkumar Ramalingam, Group Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 4:15 PM CON6705-Advanced Architectures for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 4:15 PM CON6709-Oracle E-Business Suite Integration Best Practices Vijay Shanmugam, Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 5:30 PM CON6711-Getting Optimal Performance from Oracle E-Business Suite Samer Barakat, Senior Director, Applications Performance, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 5:30 PM CON6115-Oracle E-Business Suite Technology: Latest Features and Roadmap Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Technology Integration, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002/4 102
  102. 102. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Tuesday, September 20, 2015 11:00 AM GEN 1419-Oracle E-Business Suite – Update, Strategy and Roadmap Clifford Godwin, Sr. Vice President, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3008 12:15 PM CON1422-Oracle E-Business Suite: What’s New in Release 12.2 Beyond Online Patching Jeanne Lowell, Vice President, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 4:00 PM CON1420-Running Your E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud (IaaS + PaaS) - Why, What and How? Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2024 103
  103. 103. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:00 AM CON6716-Personalizing Oracle E-Business Suite: The Next Generation Senthilkumar Ramalingam, Group Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002 11:00 AM CON6744-Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud: Customer and Partner Panel Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite John Felix, Senior Architect, GE Moscone West 3024 12:15 PM CON6723-Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud - Technical Insight Veshaal Singh, Vice President, Applications Technology Development, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002 12:15 PM CON1421-Oracle E-Business Suite User Experience and Mobile: Update, Strategy, and Roadmap Jeanne Lowell, Vice President, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 1:30 PM CON6713-Testing Oracle E-Business Suite Best Practices Mazen Arar, Senior Director, Quality Assurance, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002 1:30 PM CON1423-Planning Your Upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 J. Anne Carlson, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 104
  104. 104. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Wednesday, September 21, 2016 3:00 PM CON6729-Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2: Development Panel Steven Chan, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Technology Integration, Oracle E-Business Suite Veshaal Singh, Vice President, Applications Technology Development, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002 4:15 PM CON6727-Customer Success Stories: Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Steven Chan, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002 4:15 PM CON6724-Leverage Integration Cloud Service for Oracle E-Business Suite Rekha Ayothi, Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3022 4:15 PM CON6702-Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control for Managing Oracle E-Business Suite Angelo Rosado, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 105
  105. 105. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:30 AM CON6725-Maintenance Strategies for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 10:45 AM CON6710-Online Patching with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 10:45 AM CON6712-Ready or Not: Applying Secure Configuration to Oracle E-Business Suite Eric Bing, Senior Director, Security, Oracle Applications Unlimited Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2006 12:00 PM CON6714-Technical Upgrade Best Practices for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Udayan Parvate, Senior Director, Release Engineering, Quality and Release Management, Oracle E-Business Suite Samer Barakat, Senior Director, Applications Performance, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 12:00 PM CON6721-Faster and Better: Oracle E-Business Suite Desktop Integration Enhancements Senthilkumar Ramalingam, Group Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 106
  106. 106. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:15 PM CON6708-Migrating and Managing Customizations for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Santiago Bastidas, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 2:30 PM CON6742-Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Certification Primer and Roadmap Steven Chan, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 2:30 PM CON6718-Build, Deploy and Manage Smartphone Applications for Oracle E-Business Suite Vijay Shanmugam, Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2006 107
  107. 107. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Sessions by Theme Oracle OpenWorld 2016 Confidential – Oracle Internal/Restricted/Highly Restricted 108
  108. 108. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Strategy & Roadmap MON Sep 21 5:30 PM CON6115-Oracle E-Business Suite Technology: Latest Features and Roadmap Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Technology Integration, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002/4 TUE Sep 20 11:00 AM GEN 1419-Oracle E-Business Suite – Update, Strategy and Roadmap Clifford Godwin, Sr. Vice President, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3008 TUE Sep 20 4:00 PM CON1420-Running Your E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud (IaaS + PaaS) - Why, What and How? Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2024 WED Sep 21 12:15 PM CON1421-Oracle E-Business Suite User Experience and Mobile: Update, Strategy, and Roadmap Jeanne Lowell, Vice President, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 THU Sep 22 2:30 PM CON6742-Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Certification Primer and Roadmap Steven Chan, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 109
  109. 109. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Panels WED Sep 21 11:00 AM CON6744-Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud: Customer and Partner Panel Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite John Felix, Senior Architect, GE Moscone West – 3024 WED Sep 21 3:00 PM CON6729-Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2: Development Panel Steven Chan, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Technology Integration, Oracle E-Business Suite Veshaal Singh, Vice President, Applications Technology Development, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West – 2002 110
  110. 110. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Cloud MON Sep 19 3:00 PM CON6701- Deploying Oracle E-Business Suite for On-Premises and Oracle Cloud Srikrishna Bandi, Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 MON Sep 19 4:15 PM CON6705-Advanced Architectures for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 TUE Sep 20 4:00 PM CON1420-Running Your E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud (IaaS + PaaS) - Why, What and How? Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2024 WED Sep 21 11:00 AM CON6744-Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud: Customer and Partner Panel Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite John Felix, Senior Architect, GE Moscone West 3024 WED Sep 21 12:15 PM CON6723-Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud - Technical Insight Veshaal Singh, Vice President, Applications Technology Development, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West – 2002 111
  111. 111. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Cloud WED Sep 21 4:15 PM CON6724-Leverage Integration Cloud Service for Oracle E-Business Suite Rekha Ayothi, Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3022 WED Sep 21 4:15 PM CON6702-Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control for Managing Oracle E-Business Suite Angelo Rosado, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 THU Sep 22 1:15 PM CON6708-Migrating and Managing Customizations for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Santiago Bastidas, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 112
  112. 112. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Desktop Integrations THU Sep 22 12:00 PM CON6721-Faster and Better: Oracle E-Business Suite Desktop Integration Enhancements Senthilkumar Ramalingam, Group Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 113
  113. 113. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Customizations THU Sep 22 1:15 PM CON6708-Migrating and Managing Customizations for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Santiago Bastidas, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 114
  114. 114. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Installation & Architecture MON Sep 19 3:00 PM CON6701- Deploying Oracle E-Business Suite for On-Premises and Oracle Cloud Srikrishna Bandi, Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 MON Sep 19 4:15 PM CON6705-Advanced Architectures for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 115
  115. 115. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Integrations MON Sep 19 4:15 PM CON6709-Oracle E-Business Suite Integration Best Practices Vijay Shanmugam, Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 WED Sep 21 4:15 PM CON6724-Leverage Integration Cloud Service for Oracle E-Business Suite Rekha Ayothi, Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3022 116
  116. 116. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Patching & Maintenance THU Sep 22 9:30 AM CON6725-Maintenance Strategies for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 THU Sep 22 10:45 AM CON6710-Online Patching with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 117
  117. 117. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Performance MON Sep 19 5:30 PM CON6711-Getting Optimal Performance from Oracle E-Business Suite Samer Barakat, Senior Director, Applications Performance, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3007 118
  118. 118. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Security THU Sep 22 10:45 AM CON6712-Ready or Not: Applying Secure Configuration to Oracle E-Business Suite Eric Bing, Senior Director, Security, Oracle Applications Unlimited Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2006 119
  119. 119. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions System Management & Testing WED Sep 21 1:30 PM CON6713-Testing Oracle E-Business Suite Best Practices Mazen Arar, Senior Director, Quality Assurance, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002 WED Sep 21 4:15 PM CON6702-Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control for Managing Oracle E-Business Suite Angelo Rosado, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 120
  120. 120. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Upgrade WED SEP 21 1:30 PM CON1423-Planning Your Upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 J. Anne Carlson, Senior Director, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 THU Sep 22 1:15 PM CON6708-Migrating and Managing Customizations for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Santiago Bastidas, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 THU Sep 22 12:00 PM CON6714-Technical Upgrade Best Practices for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Udayan Parvate, Senior Director, Release Engineering, Quality and Release Management, Oracle E-Business Suite Samer Barakat, Senior Director, Applications Performance, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2004 121
  121. 121. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Related Sessions Usability & Mobility MON Sep 19 3:00 PM CON6719-Simplified and Touch-Friendly User Interface in Oracle E-Business Suite Senthilkumar Ramalingam, Group Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 WED Sep 21 11:00 AM CON6716-Personalizing Oracle E-Business Suite: The Next Generation Senthilkumar Ramalingam, Group Manager, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2002 WED Sep 21 12:15 PM CON1421-Oracle E-Business Suite User Experience and Mobile: Update, Strategy, and Roadmap Jeanne Lowell, Vice President, Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 3024 THU Sep 22 2:30 PM CON6718-Build, Deploy and Manage Smartphone Applications for Oracle E-Business Suite Vijay Shanmugam, Director, Applications Technology, Oracle E-Business Suite Moscone West 2006 122
  122. 122. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | MTE7754 Monday, September 19, 2016 12:30 PM Moscone West – 3001A 123 •Samer Barakat, Senior Director •Santiago Bastidas, Senior Principal Product Manager •Steven Chan, Senior Director •Kevin Hudson, Senior Director •Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Applications Technology •Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager •Veshaal Singh, Vice-President, Product Development Meet the Experts Oracle E-Business Suite: Tools and Technology
  123. 123. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | MTE77540 Monday, September 19, 2016 3:00 PM Moscone West – 3001A 124 Meet the Experts Oracle E-Business Suite: Planning Your Upgrade •John Abraham, Director •Samer Barakat, Senior Director •Santiago Bastidas, Senior Principal Product Manager •Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy •J. Anne Carlson, Senior Director, Product Strategy •Kevin Hudson, Senior Director •Udayan Parvate, Senior Director •Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager
  124. 124. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | 125 Meet the Experts Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud (IaaS and PaaS) MTE7755 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:30 PM Moscone West – 3001A •Santiago Bastidas, Senior Principal Product Manager •Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director, Product Strategy •Srini Chavali, Director, Product Management •Robert Greene, Director, Product Management •Noby Joseph, Architect ATG Development •Deepak Kallakuri, Director, Product Management •Souji Madhurapantula, Principal Product Manager •Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Applications Technology •Udayan Parvate, Senior Director •Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager •Angelo Rosado, Senior Principal Product Manager •Veshaal Singh, Vice-President, Product Development
  125. 125. Copyright © 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | Moscone West – Exhibition Hall Mon, Sep 19: 10:15 AM – 5:30 PM Tue, Sep 20: 10:15 AM – 5:15 PM Wed, Sep 21: 10:15 AM – 4:15 PM 126 DEMOgrounds – Oracle E-Business Suite Pods • WAJ-016 – Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud (IaaS & PaaS) • WAJ-017 – Automated Oracle E-Business Suite Tests Using Oracle Flow Builder • WAJ-018 – System Administration, Advanced Architecture & Security • WAJ-019 – Oracle E-Business Suite: Technical Upgrade Best Practices • WAJ-020 – New User Interface Capabilities in Oracle E-Business Suite Note: Located in the Applications and JD Edwards Showcase

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