Sunday, January 28, 2007

Oracle Applications R 12 Release date announced !!

Dear All,

Much awaited release of Next Oracle Applications (after 11i) /E-Business Suite has been announced by Oracle. As per Schedule Oracle is releasing Apps R 12 on Jan 31, 2007 / February 1, 2007.

The key Technology changes

On Middle Tier

o Application Server version will change to 10g Application Server i.e. 10.1.3.X
o mod_jserv will be replaced by mod_oc4j
o Apache which is part of Application Server mentioned above will be changed from version 1.3.19 to 1.3.34
o Biggest change will be in long running Forms & Reports Version 6i (8.0.6) to Forms & Reports Version 10g i.e. 10.1.2.X
o Java/ JDK version 1.3.X or 1.4.X will be replaced by JDK 1.5.X

On File System

o There will still be three ORACLE_HOME, one for Web Server another for Forms & Reports & third one for Database but with New versions i.e. 10g AS for Web Server, 10g AS for forms & reports, 10g R2 for database.

* There will be new TOP called as Instance TOP

o In Oracle Apps R12, You can see new TOP called INSTANCE_TOP in Application Tier. This TOP will now hold any configuration files (specific to that server), Certificates (If SSL is enabled SSL Certificates & any other certificates specific to that server) and related log files or PID files (for Apache or any other process) and INSTANCE_TOP will be specific to Server.

Sabdar Syed.

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