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Oracle Financials Administration : Oracle Press Series - Shankaran Iyer

Oracle Financials Administration

Oracle Press Series

Paperback Published: 1st December 2001
ISBN: 9780072130980
Number Of Pages: 448

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Oracle Financials is a key component of the Oracle Applications Suite - Oracle's complete front to back-end e-business solution. This title addresses the specific needs of a database administrator using Financials. It also covers updating and installing Oracle Financials.

Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introductionp. xvii
Introduction
Introduction to the Oracle Application Suitep. 3
What's in the Oracle Application Suitep. 4
Summaryp. 22
Roles and Responsibilities of a Financials Administratorp. 23
Who Is a Financials Administrator?p. 24
Financials Administrator's Responsibilitiesp. 26
Skill Sets of a Financial Administratorp. 32
Finding Success as a Financials Administratorp. 34
Types of Financials Administratorsp. 35
Summaryp. 36
Setting Up the Financials Environment
Installing and Configuring the Technology Stackp. 39
Improvements in Oracle Financials 11ip. 40
Summaryp. 54
Upgrading to Oracle Application Suite 11ip. 57
Upgrade Objectivesp. 59
Pre-Upgrade Considerationsp. 62
Preparation, AutoUpgrade, and Post-Installation Process Categoriesp. 66
AutoUpgradep. 79
Upgrade Case Studyp. 96
Handling Customizationsp. 97
Summaryp. 100
Managing the Financials Environmentp. 101
AD Utilitiesp. 102
Analyzing the Databasep. 119
Changing the Oracle Applications Passwordp. 119
Migrating the Oracle Applications Databasep. 120
Managing Oracle Workflowp. 120
Summaryp. 132
Managing the Concurrent Managerp. 133
What Is Concurrent Manager?p. 134
Summaryp. 146
Database Administration and Maintenance
Managing Database Growthp. 149
Components of Database Growthp. 150
Advantages of Managing Database Growthp. 150
Using Database Statistics to Monitor Growthp. 151
Techniques for Managing Growthp. 157
Tips for Administratorsp. 169
Summaryp. 175
Change Control and Patch Managementp. 177
Introducing Patches and Upgradesp. 178
Optimizing Strategic Business Processesp. 190
Summaryp. 199
Managing CBO in an Oraclel li Environmentp. 201
Rule-Based Optimization vs. Cost-Based Optimizationp. 202
Why Is CBO Required for Oraclel li?p. 203
Setting the Optimizer Modep. 203
CBO Architecturep. 204
Methods of Collecting Statisticsp. 205
Initialization Parameters for Implementing CBO in Oraclel lip. 210
Understanding Plan Stabilityp. 211
Summaryp. 219
Open Interfacesp. 221
What Are Open Interfaces?p. 222
Building Your Own Open Interfacep. 224
Overview of Programming Techniquesp. 225
Tuning the Interface Programsp. 234
Summaryp. 235
Troubleshootingp. 237
Setting Up the Printerp. 238
Troubleshooting the Cost-Based Optimizerp. 241
Troubleshooting Workflowp. 242
Performance Tuningp. 244
Miscellaneous Troubleshootingp. 249
When Upgrade Failsp. 250
Summaryp. 252
Tuning Your Environment
Application Performance Tuningp. 255
Getting Ready to Tune Performancep. 256
Tuning Applicationsp. 258
Tuning the Serverp. 280
Tuning Memoryp. 280
Tuning I/Op. 295
Tuning the CPUp. 296
Tuning SQLp. 296
Tuning the Networkp. 306
Oracle Performance Diagnostic Toolsp. 309
Summaryp. 322
Collecting Statistics Using Statspackp. 323
What Is Statspack?p. 324
Benefits of Using Statspack vs. utlbstat/utlestatp. 325
Using Snapshots in Statspackp. 326
Statspack Installation and Setupp. 330
Purging and Archiving Statspack Tablesp. 336
Analyzing Statspack Tablesp. 337
Summaryp. 343
Capacity Planning and Sizingp. 345
Benefits of Capacity Planningp. 346
Methodology for Capacity Planningp. 348
Summaryp. 360
DBA Tools and Processes
Financials Administrator's Toolkitp. 365
Financials Administrator's Toolkit: A Closer Lookp. 366
Oracle Enterprise Manager: An Introduction to the Management Pack Featuresp. 370
Summaryp. 390
Backup and Recoveryp. 393
Backup Requirements of an E-Business Sitep. 394
Backup and Recovery Processes and the Application Administratorp. 395
Application Availabilityp. 396
Standby Recovery Databasep. 403
Oracle8i Backup Features to Leverage with Applicationsp. 407
Introduction to Oracle Recovery Managerp. 409
Summaryp. 417
Securityp. 419
Securing the Oracle E-Business Environmentp. 420
Managing Security in Oracle Applicationsp. 423
Implementing Security in Custom Modulesp. 424
Implementing a Virtual Private Network Using Fine Grained Access Controlp. 426
Oracle Advanced Securityp. 429
Summaryp. 437
Using Oracle8i Featuresp. 439
Fine Grained Access Controlp. 440
Partitioningp. 449
Locally Managed Tablespacesp. 455
Database Resource Managerp. 460
Oracle Management Pack for Oracle Applicationsp. 470
Other Oracle8i Featuresp. 475
Summaryp. 479
Miscellaneous Topics
The Oracle Portal Technologyp. 483
What Is Oracle Portal?p. 484
Using Oracle Portal for Application Customizationp. 486
Installation and Configuration Issuesp. 488
Examplesp. 492
Summaryp. 495
Oracle Financial Analyzerp. 497
Introduction to Oracle Financial Analyzerp. 498
Installation and Configuration of OFAp. 504
Implementation Tips and Recommendationsp. 507
Summaryp. 510
Indexp. 511
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ISBN: 9780072130980
ISBN-10: 0072130989
Series: Oracle Press Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st December 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.67 x 19.1  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.92