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Did you miss the “Oracle Fusion Architecture -- Soup to Nuts” online workshop? If you are a member of the Oracle Applications User Group (OUAG), you can still watch each session. Just go to and log in to your membership profile to gain access.

“Oracle Fusion Architecture -- Soup to Nuts” Workshop Online

If you didn’t make it to COLLABORATE 10, several Oracle user groups are offering an opportunity to view one of the best-attended workshops of the conference.

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), Quest International Users Group (Quest), Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG), Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG), Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and Oracle are pleased to announce the FREE, online reprise of “Oracle Fusion Architecture - Soup to Nuts.”

The series of daily webcasts, which will be held the week of July 12-16, answer the following questions:

  • Are you wondering about the benefits of Fusion Middleware?
  • Struggling to figure out your roadmap to Fusion Applications?
  • Asking what Fusion does for the database?
  • Concerned about what skills you'll need as a Fusion developer?

You'll hear from Oracle ACE Directors, ACEs and thought leaders who have walked the walk and talked the talk with Oracle Fusion Architecture. You'll also hear from Oracle leaders about their work on such Fusion-related topics as User Experience and Fusion Principles.

Schedule of Webcasts:

Note: You must register individually for each session you wish to attend.

Monday, July 12
9 AM PST / 12 PM EST - 10:30 AM PST / 1:30 PM EST
Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG)

Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG)

Provisioning Oracle RAC in a Virtualized Environment using Oracle Enterprise Manager

Presenter: Kai Yu, Dell

Oracle Enterprise Manager provides an end-to-end solution for automated provisioning, patching, and lifecycle management of virtual infrastructures and Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC). Oracle Enterprise Manager provides a central management solution for Oracle RAC in virtualized environments. Learn how Oracle Enterprise Manager allows rapid provisioning of Oracle RAC systems in a virtualized environment by using prebuilt Oracle VM templates and Oracle RAC provisioning features. Authored by a Dell engineer and the Oracle enterprise manager product manager, this session shows the best practices to establish an Oracle VM environment on commodity servers and to configure the guest VMs for deploying Oracle RAC using Enterprise manager VM management pack. It will focus on how to provision and scale up an Oracle RAC system in no more than a few clicks using the enterprise management provisioning pack. The presentations will share the road map for upcoming provisioning, virtualization, and cloud computing features of Oracle Enterprise Manager.


  • Configuration Oracle VM server: OVM server installation, network/storage configuration best practices
  • Management OVM from Grid control: adding VM management pack, management OVM from Grid control
  • Provisioning Oracle RAC on VMs: the best practices to configure VMs for RAC, provisioning RAC/Extending RAC on VMs

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Tuesday, July 13
9:30 AM PST / 12:30 PM EST -10:30 AM PST / 1:30 PM EST
Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG)

Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG)

Fusion Development and Customization Tools

Presenter: John King, King Training Resources

ODTUG will provide an overview of some of Oracle’s Fusion development and customization tools and how they fit into the Oracle Fusion Architecture. This will be followed by a demo of simple ADF application development using JDeveloper. Topics include: Fusion Middleware “stack,” WebLogic Server, Application Grid, JDeveloper, Application Development Framework (ADF), Oracle Developer Tools, Oracle SOA suite, and available resources. Session includes live ADF development demonstration.


  1. What is Fusion Middleware and where does it fit?
  2. Oracle Fusion Middleware “stack”
    1. WebLogic Server
    2. Application Grid
    3. JDeveloper
    4. Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF)
    5. Oracle Developer Tools
  3. Oracle SOA Suite
    1. Oracle JDeveloper
    2. Oracle Business Rules
    3. Oracle BPEL Process Manager
    4. Oracle Business-to-Business Integration
    5. Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
    6. Oracle Service Bus
    7. Oracle Complex Event Processing (CEP)
  4. Preparing for Fusion Architecture
  5. Oracle Resources
    1. User Groups (ODTUG, OAUG, Quest, IOUG, local user groups)
    2. Oracle Technology Network (OTN)
    3. Oracle Ace Program
    4. Oracle Wiki

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Wednesday, July 14
9 AM PST / 12 PM EST - 10:45 AM PST / 1:45 PM EST
Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG)

Oracle Higher Education Users Group (HEUG)

Fusion Architecture: Higher Education and Research Industry Perspective

Presenter: Ted Simpson, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM PST

This session will focus on how the Higher Education User Group (HEUG) is working to educate its membership around the world about Fusion Architecture. The industry includes a diverse set of organizations using a variety of Oracle applications on a variety of technology platforms. This session will describe the industry, its challenges, and the steps HEUG is taking now to create coherence around Fusion Architecture. Attendees will learn what organizations in the higher education and research industry are doing now to innovate with Fusion Middleware and prepare for Fusion Applications, including user success stories; to create ROI strategies in advance of the release of Fusion Applications; and, to expand the impact and influence of the industry within Fusion Architecture development, including specific examples of how HEUG members are collaborating directly with Oracle.


  • Innovate with Fusion Middleware and prepare for Fusion Applications
  • Create ROI strategies in advance of the release of Fusion Applications
  • Expand the impact and influence of the industry within Fusion Architecture development

Leveraging Fusion Middleware for Your Application Customizations, Extensions, and Integrations

Presenter: Margaret Lee, Oracle Corporation
Time: 10:00 - 10:45 AM PST

Arguably the most challenging aspect of owning any ERP application is maintaining and managing the complex customizations, extensions, and integrations that grow over time surrounding the main business application. Not only are they costly to maintain, they make upgrades very difficult and costly. This session will show Oracle's recommended way to build and maintain these customizations, extensions and integrations, using Oracle Fusion Middleware.


  • To describe how Applications Unlimited customers can use Fusion Middleware components, such as SOA, BPM, ADF, and WebCenters, to build a variety of customizations and extensions
  • To explain why using these tools provides existing applications customers with a modern and efficient method that will help reduce future maintenance, and upgrade costs and efforts
  • To demonstrate, via a real customer example, how they can derive benefit from the recommended approach

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Thursday, July 15
9 AM PST / 12 PM EST - 10:45 AM PST / 1:45 PM EST
Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG)

Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG)

Using Oracle Application Integration Architecture Foundation Pack to Build a Best-of-Breed Landscape

Presenter: Mike Rulf, USi
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM PST

In today’s evolving business environment, organizations often leverage best-of-breed solutions to stay competitive. As a result, common business objects like customers, items and orders need to span multiple software packages. Without a flexible integration solution, data inconsistencies lead to increased operational costs and dissatisfied customers. This presentation provides a case study using Oracle AIA to coordinate business objects across Oracle ERP and third-party packages.


  • Overview illustrating how AIA integrates Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft and WebSphere e-commerce
  • Show how AIA coordinates business objects across these disparate applications
  • Demonstrate an integrated transaction cycle across EBS, PeopleSoft and WebSphere e-commerce

Fusion Applications User Experience Overview

Jeremy Ashley Katie Candland
Jeremy Ashley Katie Candland

Presenter: Jeremy Ashley, Vice President Applications User Experience, Oracle; Katie Candland, Director Applications User Experience, Oracle
Time: 10:00 - 10:45 AM PST

Oracle’s Fusion Applications provide a substantial commitment to end user productivity. By working in-depth with customers to observe how end users did their work, and leveraging the best practices of our Applications Unlimited products, Oracle identified key “Next-Generation User Experience Fundamentals” necessary to drive next-generation productivity. Join us and learn more about these exciting new user experience innovations built on Fusion Middleware 11gR1 technologies.


  • Learn the key Fusion Applications innovations driving end user productivity
  • Understand how end user work will change as a result of these innovations
  • Learn how Oracle customers were at the center of these innovations

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Friday, July 16
9 AM PST / 12 PM EST - 10:30 AM PST / 1:30 Pm EST
Quest International Users Group (Quest)

Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG)

Where in the World Are We?

Presenter: Dave Hyzy, Benderson Development Company

Oracle offers a stunning array of Fusion Middleware applications for integration with JD Edwards World. The decision to take advantage of these opportunities seems obvious, but it is hard to know where to begin. Come hear a discussion of Benderson's Oracle-world integration strategy and see a demonstration of some of those real-world integrations in action!


  • A realization of the scope of the opportunity offered by Oracle
  • An understanding of Benderson’s Pillars integration strategy
  • A demonstration of how some integration could work

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