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PeopleSoft Enterprise PeopleTools - Tools and Technology

PeopleTools 8.50 is now generally available. PeopleTools 8.50 is important to PeopleSoft customers as it demonstrates Oracle's commitment to the PeopleSoft product family and providing significant enhancements to PeopleSoft products. PeopleTools 8.50 was developed with a special focus on end user performance through new web 2.0 capabilities and integrated collaboration features. PeopleTools 8.50 is available to customers running all of the recent PeopleSoft applications (eg. 8.8, 8.9 and 9.0) and is the foundation to the 9.1 applications. The new PeopleTools features and capabilities have created a lot of customer excitement and we are sure to see rapid adoption of this technology. Included in this release are an improved user experience, improved developer productivity, enhanced reporting and query options, and infrastructure and security enhancements.


PeopleTools 8.50 is feature rich with way to many new and enhanced features to list on one page but here are a few of them:

Greater User Performance

  • A Related Content framework allows on-page integration of external content
  • Improved menu, navigation and contemporary new styles
  • Dynamic UI features, including partial page refresh, modal search windows, mouse-over pop-up windows and type-ahead filtered search

Improved Developer Productivity

  • Enhanced Interactive PeopleCode Debugger
  • AppClass Drilldown PeopleCode Editor
  • Improved Integration Test Tools

Maintainability, Quality, & Performance

  • Reduce the total cost of ownership through robust application management tools
  • Streamline system maintenance by automating lifecycle management processes
  • Deliver a superior ownership experience with improvements in performance and supportability

Expanded Reporting and Data Access

  • Query as Feeds enabling users to retrieve PeopleSoft data via RSS
  • Connected Query for joining or nesting multiple queries
  • Centralized reporting console
  • Query Access Service which provides complete access to PeopleSoft queries via a standard web service interface

Enhanced Security, LCM, and Infrastructure

  • Adoption of Java 6 on all server tiers
  • Latest versions of WebLogic Server, WebSphere and Tuxedo
  • Full support for 64-bit Linux and Windows
  • Integration to Oracle Configuration Manager
  • Support for Oracle TDE, Database Vault and Audit Vault
  • FTPS and ADAM (AD LDS) support