Tuesday, October 18, 2011

JD Edwards E1 9.0 Demonstration

Hi all!

This year the Oracle Open World was the best year for JD Edwards in my opinion. There I could see many enhancements to the JD Edwards software, not only related to the UI experience, but in terms of support timeframe and new devices options as well.

The Lyle Ekdahl's keynote was really fun - he entered wearing pajamas and carrying a little puffy bear and talked about DREAMS. The power of dreams in JD Edwards and in our lives. This is the fact: particularly I'm here writing these lines for you and sharing this sort of information because I BELIEVE in DREAMS and Mr. Ekdahl got right in the point .

After that, he talked about the new challenges for JD Edwards such as the Big Data handling with the Oracle "Exa" machines family - Exadata, Exalogic and the most recent Exalytic. This is a perfect environment for JDE and for the primary tests JDE achieved great success and performance on those machines as shown below.

Here's a quote from Pernod Ricard's  CIO Ryan Kloss about what he does expect with this engineered solution family.

I couldn't forget the CLOUD!! Cloud computing is top trending and everybody is talking about it, but JD Edwards is already in the cloud by far! Oracle has the JD Edwards on Demand service which has many "flavours" and you can chose one that fits as best solution for your enterprise. I'll talk about JD Edwards in the cloud in another post.

Let's talk about some fusion. I mean, I'll not talk, I just want you to see the picture below and then you take your conclusions.

Do I need to say something?? :o)

The roadmap explanation show us that Oracle plans the extended support and updates until 2018, but as they mentioned they need a number, but this would be far more. The way they're updating - either E1 and World is in a more organized way and between major and minor update has tools releases and applications. Also, Lyle spoke about the site www.upgradejde.com which has documentations and tips in how to upgrade  your JD Edwards in 100 days!

Ahhh!!! Let's talk about technology!! Le'ts talk about the device options JD Edwards supports now! JD Edwards is the first ERP Application suite with full support on the iPad which may be possible to access any JD Edwards E1 applications from the iPad!! This is available now!! Tools release and applications 8.12 and 9.0! So, what are you waiting for?

Finally, the planned features. By looking the planned features, we can see that JD Edwards is focused in mobile platform and new modules such as the "ExaOrder" processing. But wait!! This name is not the final name!! Lyle wants to make it "social" so, YOU can create a name for this new module which is being develop to get the best on computing from Exadata systems. You can send a Twitter with your suggestion @OracleJDEdwards

Here is the "ExaOrder" module which needs a name!

To close this post, I'd like to give to you a demo of the new E1 interface I recorded at the event. I hope you enjoy, not only this post, but we're with a new logo and design!

Reinventing the user experience - The New E1

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Applications Tools and Technology

Best practices and Tips from JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Product Development

Fulfillment Management Slides

Supply Chain Management - Exploring the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Fulfillment Management Solution.

Below some pics from OOW 2011 I took on Sunday - Welcome Keynote and Monday - JD Edwards is Now!

JDE New Look

Below a video recorded on the JDE 9.0 is Now! Keynote leaded by Lyle Ekdahl, JD Edwards vice president.

This video is about the new look and feel of JDE. Introduces the "Carroussel" for applications and shows a new way to navigate in JDE.


Monday, October 3, 2011

Lyle and me!

JD Edwards Pavillion

Here we go for the first session of the day.

I'm in the JD Edwards Pavilion waiting for the General Session: JD Edwards 9 is Now! Presented by Lyle Ekdahl, group vice president and general manager of JD Edwards.

I'm really excited to see what's new for JDE and share everything with you!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Soul of the Machine @ OOW

Welcome reception!!

OOW Welcome reception

OOW 2011 crowd for the oppening keynote!

Welcome to OOW 2011!!

Ready for OOW 2011!

Hi everybody, here I am on the third year in a row to cover the OOW.

I'm really excited about many things I want to see and share with you. So, just keep looking the blog during this week and I'll do my best to spread the most recent JDE enhancements!

Also, I setup a "JDEFusion TV" which I'll broadcast the sessions live and other stuff like the Sting concert on Treasure island on Wednesday.

I appreciate your visit and let's go OOW 2011!!

Today I'm going live on 5pm to Larry Ellison's opening keynote! This is a MUST SEE keynote. I believe he'll be focusing on the new SPARC family computers and "Elastic Cloud", so, at 5:30pm PT I'm entering LIVE for the keynote!!

Thank you all!

Gustavo Barizon.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Oracle Open World 2011 - Sessions

Here we go again!!

The JDEFusion team will be going again to cover this big event! I'll send updated information in real time directly from OOW 2011. Like the past years, we'll setup a JDEFusionTV channel with live video broadcast and you'll be able to see what's going on inside the conference.

Below the sessions we'll be attending. This year we'll open a space for Oracle Linux and  and Business Process Management as well as Oracle Server Manager - which is important not only because they are part of the Oracle suite of products, but they are in certain form involved directly (or indirectly) with JD Edwards. Also, I'm focused on mobile applications in JD Edwards and Web Services development. Let's explore together the hands on labs with cool sessions such as building composite apps in JDE using Related Information Application Framework (RIAF), introduced in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Release 8.98 Update 4.

I'm really excited about this year, to see what Lyle Ekdahl will be bringing to the JD Edwards community as a new vision of ERP and the strategic direction for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World.

Please be tuned here in JDEFusion.com to discover and see the Oracle Open World focused in JD Edwards! Please let us know if you have another area of interest and I can see what I can do to give you more information!

General Session: JD Edwards 9 Is Now!
In this session, Lyle Ekdahl, group vice president and general manager of JD Edwards, shares with the JD Edwards community the vision for the new era of ERP and strategic direction for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and JD Edwards World. Learn about the JD Edwards Release 9 strategy and how it is delivering solutions in applications, technology, and integrations that are yielding more simplicity and higher productivity for JD Edwards users while driving down the total cost of ownership for your organization. Ekdahl reveals the JD Edwards plan as it relates to the overall Oracle Applications strategy. Discover the momentum rising within the JD Edwards customer community as it embraces this Release 9 strategy and proudly proclaims, "We run our business on JD Edwards!"

Using the Oracle Application Management Suite for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
This hands-on lab shows how to install, configure, and use the Oracle Application Management Suite for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for proactive system administration and service-level agreement (SLA) management.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Roadmap
This session reviews new product value that has been delivered since Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Release 9.0 became available and takes a look at the roadmap and direction of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools and Technologies Product Strategy: Update and ...
Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools is a powerful platform for enterprise applications that continues to evolve. A customer best practice is to upgrade your tools release once per year. This is a low-cost, low-risk way to deliver an ongoing set of improvements to your users on a regular basis. They will see improvements in the areas of user interface, performance, reporting, mobility, and system administration.

Come to this session to learn about the latest advances in the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne tools and technologies area and how to apply them to enhance your organization's experience with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

Building Mobile Applications in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
This session starts by describing the options for building mobile applications for users of Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne family of applications. This is followed by a hands-on lab exercise using Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF) for mobile.

Oracle Linux Package Management: Configuring and Enabling Services
This hands-on lab on Oracle Linux package management and configuration covers the following topics:
• Red Hat Package Manager (RPM)/Yum basics
• Upgrading to the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK)/switching to the RHEL-compatible kernel
• Basic networking (/etc/sysconfig/networking, dhcp,ifconfig/netstat/route)
• Run levels
• Starting and stopping services (service foo start/stop)
• Enabling/disabling services at bootup (chkconfig --add/--del)
• Creating and checking ext4 file systems (mkfs/fsck)
• Mounting file systems at bootup (editing /etc/fstab)
• Oracle-validated RPM Package Managers (RPMs)
• The /proc/* and /sys/* file systems
• Setting kernel parameters in /etc/sysctl.cnf (using examples from oracle_validated)

Building Composite Applications with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
This hands-on lab starts by describing the options for building composite applications that include Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and other enterprise applications. It also includes a detailed hands-on session using the Related Information Application Framework (RIAF), introduced in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Release 8.98 Update 4.

Develop Mobile Apps for iOS, Android, and More: Converging Web and Native App...
With the rapid advancement of mobile operating systems, developers can now use a variety of Web-based or device-native techniques to create compelling mobile applications to meet the demands of enterprise mobile users. However, to create mobile enterprise applications that support the mobile devices commonly found in enterprises today, developers basically have to develop the same application several times, using multiple tools, languages, and platforms.

This session discusses how Oracle Application Development Framework Mobile Client and Oracle JDeveloper bring together Web and device-native technologies into a common and consistent development environment and deliver consistent and powerful composite mobile applications to end users.

Create and Use a Page Template for Your Oracle WebCenter Portal
Page templates define the general look-and-feel and layout of a Oracle WebCenter portal. In this hands-on lab, you will create a new page template in Oracle JDeveloper (design-time) and use it in a running portal (runtime). During this process, you will learn the lifecycle of the page template by moving from the development environment to the runtime environment and then applying it to a site so you can see the full effect. Finally, using the resource manager, you will further tune the look-and-feel by modifying the skin the template uses.

JD Edwards in the Cloud
Cloud computing is the latest trend in enterprise software, with the promise of reducing costs and improving efficiencies. Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and JD Edwards World applications are suitable for running—on-premises or off-premises—in a private or public cloud, a hybrid configuration, or a hosted environment. Come to this session to understand the options and considerations for choosing the best infrastructure strategy for running your JD Edwards applications.

Extending JD Edwards Applications with Oracle ADF and Oracle SOA Suite
Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF) is a rich UI framework that simplifies development by offering out-of-the-box components and services visually assembled with drag-and-drop tools in Oracle JDeveloper. Oracle ADF-based UIs run on browsers, desktops, and mobile devices and complement the traditional UI abilities of Oracle's JD Edwards applications. This session discusses how Oracle ADF can be used with JD Edwards applications for a rich, dynamic user experience. Oracle SOA Suite offers a platform for integrating Oracle and third-party applications. With Oracle ADF and Oracle SOA Suite, you can create dynamic Web-based solutions that execute complex business processes on JD Edwards applications.

Simplify Your JD Edwards Reporting with Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
Are you looking for a simple way to produce reports on Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne or JD Edwards World platform? Do you have different solutions for producing customer-facing output and end user reports? Are you tired of having your requests for new reports be delayed because of higher priorities within the IT department? This session demonstrates how the capabilities of Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher can address your reporting requirements across the organization.

The JD Edwards EnterpriseOne User Experience
Oracle is continually investing in its JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications to improve the overall user experience for its customers and the ability to leverage its applications in a mobile environment. Come to this informative session, which will cover many of the recent enhancements to the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne user interface, how you can leverage JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications in a mobile environment today, and the overall strategic direction for the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne user experience in the future.

Hands-on Introduction to Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11<...
Come get a hands-on introduction to the new features in Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g. This hands-on lab walks you through the different phases in the lifecycle of BPM application creation, including modeling, simulation, deployment, execution, and monitoring. Participants will live the experience of different personas, using advanced BPM capabilities and features such as Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) 2.0, multiprocess simulation, advanced human workflow approval patterns, and the callout to business rules. You'll leave this session knowing the future of BPM.

Empower JD Edwards Users with Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher for Ad H...
This hands-on lab teaches you how to use Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher to empower your users to create their own reports as well as to create customer-facing reports.

Oracle Enterprise Manager "Test Drive" Hands-on Lab
In this 60-minute hands-on lab, you'll experience firsthand the newest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager. "Test-drive" the major functional areas of the product, including the new user interface and enhanced framework capabilities. You'll also have the opportunity to drill down into the management features of your choice, selecting from database management, middleware management, and deployment lifecycle management.

Building Web Services in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Integrating Them with O...
In this hands-on lab, learn how to build a business service in Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and then leverage Oracle SOA Suite for using business services as the key building block for integrating applications in your enterprise.

Managing JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Applications with Oracle Enterprise Manager
Are you looking for ways to cut down the costs of managing your JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications from Oracle? Are you interested in learning about the best practices for improving the performance and availability of your JD Edwards EnterpriseOne environment? Wondering how you can diagnose performance problems and monitor the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne environment from a single console by using Oracle Enterprise Manager? This session covers the methods and tools you can use to gain insights into your end users, troubleshoot performance problems, define service-level objectives, and proactively monitor your end-to-end JD Edwards EnterpriseOne environment to meet your availability and performance targets.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Oracle Sets New Premier Support Timeline for latest releases of Oracle’s JD Edwards

New Timeline Accelerates Value and Delivers Additional Flexibility

COLLABORATE ‘11, ORLANDO, FL – April 12, 2011

News Facts

To help customers accelerate the value of their Oracle solutions, Oracle today announced that it has set a new start date of Oracle Premier Support for the latest releases of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle’s JD Edwards World.
By setting the Oracle Premier Support timeline for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.0 Update 2 and Oracle's JD Edwards World A9.2 Update 1 to their general availability dates, Oracle is giving customers more flexibility in their upgrade planning.
Premier Support for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.0 Update 2 will begin November 2010 and end November 2015, while Premier Support for JD Edwards World A9.2 Update 1 will now run from May 2010 to May 2015.
The changes to the support timeline will allow JD Edwards customers to begin upgrades to the current versions immediately and enjoy Premier Support until 2015 without incurring additional fees.
To ensure continued access to industry-leading support and valuable product updates, Oracle encourages JD Edwards’ customers to begin planning upgrades from versions that are now unsupported or about to come off of Premier Support.
New tools and resources are available to customers who are planning upgrades on Oracle Support, including Oracle Upgrade Advisor and a new electronic Release Value Proposition, allowing customers to select their release path and receive a customized enhancements report.
At the end of the Premier Support period, customers can access simple, predictive and flexible support that helps drive business success across the entire Oracle technology environment through Oracle Extended Support.

Latest Releases of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle’s JD Edwards World

Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is an integrated applications suite of comprehensive enterprise resource planning software that combines business value, standards-based technology, and deep industry experience into a business solution with a low total cost of ownership.
New functionality within JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.0 Update 2 includes enhancements that address challenging business issues, including global market dynamics, regulatory reporting requirements, intricate transactional and contractual arrangements, and technical changes in customers’ IT ecosystem.
Built for the IBM i for Power Systems including AS/400, iSeries, and System i, JD Edwards World delivers an integrated suite of enterprise resource planning software with industry functionality and a low total cost of ownership.
The enhancements delivered in JD Edwards World A9.2 Update 1 include new industry functionality to preserve cash and reduce expenses as well as technical innovation, allowing access to advanced applications and business information.

Supporting Quote

“We’ve listened to our customers’ feedback and set the new Oracle Premier Support timeline to allow more flexibility in planning upgrades and to further incentivize the upgrade process,” said Lyle Ekdahl, group vice president and general manager, JD Edwards, Oracle. “The latest releases of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle’s JD Edwards World deliver significant enhancements that support our customers’ business goals. Oracle Premier Support takes that to the next level by providing industry leading support and product updates to help customers maximize their investments.”

Supporting Resources

About Oracle Applications

Over 65,000 customers worldwide rely on Oracle's complete, open and integrated enterprise applications to achieve superior results. Oracle provides a secure path for customers to benefit from the latest technology advances that improve the customer software experience and drive better business performance. Oracle Applications Unlimited is Oracle's commitment to customer choice through continuous investment and innovation in current applications offerings. Oracle's next-generation Fusion Applications build upon that commitment, and are designed to work with and evolve Oracle's Applications Unlimited offerings. Oracle's lifetime support policy helps ensure customers will continue to have a choice in upgrade paths, based on their enterprise needs. For more information on the latest Oracle Applications releases go to: www.oracle.com/applications.

About Oracle

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Contact Info

Karen Hartquist
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Simon Jones
Blanc & Otus

Monday, April 4, 2011

Analysing Logs


Let’s talk about analyzing logs.

Everybody knows OW Debug Log Commander, from Everest software. Is really a great JDE geek tool to help us to start/stop a log session and also come with other cool features like Julian calendar converter (in my opinion the best julian date converter on the market now!) and deletion of Global Tables, the famous “DD” files.

And I believe most of you know or heard about Performance Workbench. Performance Workbench is a set of tools that parse a log file accordingly to some input parameters to get statistical data, like business functions timing, SQL statements, number of table access like select, delete, update, etc… You must uncompress the parse .EXE files in a separate directory (I usually use C:\PARSE) and run the main program. It does not have any other tool like in OW Debug Log Commander, but is really useful – specially for HUGE logs.

But, what if you get together the best of OW Debug Log Commander and Performance Workbench and put more amazing features all in one software??? Well, it looks like a dream, right? No, it’s real and it’s called JDE Trace, by PatWel.

It has a couple years I’m using this and once you get the philosophy, you’ll never want to use anything else!

Below, I’ll list the features for JDE Trace

  • The data is broken out by process/thread and displayed in a tree control.
  • Follow the flow of a session and find BSFN errors/warnings.
  • Paste business function parameters to the clipboard for use with JDE Object Browser
  • Dynamically control trace status (jdedebug.log) for any process
  • Truncate jdedebug.log files with one click
  • Delete global tables, dddict and ddtext spec files
  • Date conversion tool
  • SQL Analysis Pane shows the activity on all referenced tables
  • Cache Analysis Pane shows all cache activity
  • BSFN Analysis Pane shows each function reference with time statistics
  • Includes support for JAS debug files.
  • Details show the execution time of a BSFN or SQL statement
  • Long Tasks pane lists BSFN calls or SQL statements with a long execution time
  • Errors/Warnings pane lists instances of BFSN warning/errors and GBR Errors
You can find the JDE Trace in http://www.patwel.com

I’ll post a tutorial showing the details and features of JDE Trace this week!! See you soon!

Gustavo Barizon.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Announcement from JDEFusion

JDEFusion is looking for new collaborators. We're pleased to announce we're oppening for anyone who loves JD Edwards and can share with others your experience, passion and good histories.

Please send an email to contact@jdefusion.com for more details.


Gustavo Barizon

WEBCAST: Battling Configuration Drift - Tales from the Trenches

WEBCAST: Battling Configuration Drift - Tales from the Trenches

Thursday, March 24, 2011
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In this interactive Webcast, you'll hear real stories about IT teams who are winning the battle against configuration drift and IT complexity. See firsthand how Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g simplifies configuration management, improves service quality, and enforces compliance to give you better control of your IT.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

And we're back again...

Hi everybody,

After a long hiatus, we're back again. This year will be a good year for JDE and we expect the best for everybody!

Let's start in a good way! I found a hilarious video about JD Edwards which was posted in 2008 that reflects our reality. Please enjoy and feel free to comment!