EMERALDCUBE BLOG

Planner Database Backup

A local planner database on your JD Edwards deployment server is often not included in the regular backup plans. Even if your deployment server is backed using your server backup technology, there is a possibility that the E1Local Oracle database might not be recoverable due to the data files being locked. A deployment server recovery might not be as simple if the local database is no longer accessible/recoverable. The planner database doesn’t change very often but it does hold a lot of important configuration details and a simple backup to disk once a month can save you a lot of headaches.

New Server Manager Features in 9.2

The JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Server Manager has always been an effective operational & technology tool. Historically speaking however, many customers & business partners have felt the need to supplement what is provided with more advanced capabilities. Recently, Oracle has introduced several valuable new features that are available at Release Level 9.2. Collectively, they serve to noticeably enhance an administrator’s ability to proactively manage, monitor & diagnose server-related issues.

Collaborate 19 Highlights

First off, let me say what a nice change on the venue; San Antonio offered a very good setting to host Collaborate 19. Everything was contained within a reasonable walking distance and I believe everyone enjoyed the scenery change! Following the pattern of previous conferences, Collaborate 19 offered 250+ JD Edwards education tracks, so there were plenty of sessions to choose from depending on specific path.

Impact Analysis: Useful Tool, or Auditor’s Check Box?

We CNCs have 101 tasks to do every day.  Some of them you WANT to do, and many are ones you HAVE to do.  Generating an Impact Analysis is one of those tasks that is both.  You should have to do it, AND you should want to do it.  In the long run it will save you and your company lots of valuable time and reduce the risks associated with change.

E1 Package Compression: To Use or Not to Use?

What is package compression and why do you care if it is used? I spent my first 7 years as a consultant building packages for one particular client. I built packages for 3 environments two times per day. I discovered three issues in the area of package management: disk space, time, and keeping development clients up to date.