Oracle Information Integration, Migration, and Consolidation Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Information Integration
Chapter 2: Oracle Tools and Products
Chapter 3: Application and Data Integration Case Study
Chapter 4: Oracle Database Migrations
Chapter 5: Database Migration Challenges and Solutions
Chapter 6: Data Consolidation and Management
Chapter 7: Database-centric Data Integration
Chapter 8: Application and Process Integration
Chapter 9: Information Lifecycle Management for Transactional Applications
Appendix
Index

  • Chapter 1: Getting Started with Information Integration
    • Why consider information integration?
    • Business challenges in data integration and migration
    • Technical challenges of information integration
    • General approaches to information integration and migration
      • Data integration
      • Data migration
        • Architectures: federated versus shared
        • Data sharing integration
        • Considerations when choosing an integration approach
    • Integration and SOA, bringing it together
      • Architected for the Internet
      • Scalability
      • Availability
      • Greater software options
      • On-demand reporting
      • Security
      • Overcoming barriers to change
      • Custom integration applications and utilities
      • Custom workflow
    • The real world: studies in integration
      • Banking case
      • Education case
      • High technology case
    • Summary
    • Chapter 2: Oracle Tools and Products
      • Database migration products and tools
        • SQL Loader
        • Oracle external tables
        • Oracle Warehouse Builder
        • SQL Developer Migration Workbench
        • Oracle Data Integrator
        • Oracle Enterprise Manager tuning and diagnostic packs
      • Physical federation products
        • Oracle Data Integrator
        • Oracle GoldenGate
        • Oracle CDC adapters
        • Oracle Master Data Management
        • Oracle Data Quality and Profiling
      • Virtual federation products
        • Oracle Gateways and Heterogeneous Services
        • Oracle Business Intelligence Suite
        • Oracle SOA adapters
        • Oracle Web Center and Portal
        • Oracle Business Activity Monitoring
      • Data services
        • Oracle Data Integration Suite
      • Data consolidation
        • Oracle Exadata
      • Data grid
        • Oracle Coherence
        • Oracle TimesTen
        • Oracle Exalogic
      • Information Lifecycle Management
        • Oracle Information Lifecycle Management
      • Oracle-to-Oracle
        • Oracle Streams
        • Oracle Data Pump
        • Oracle XStream
      • Application integration
        • Oracle SOA Suite
        • Oracle Advanced Queuing
        • Oracle Application Information Architecture
      • Products matrix summary
      • Products not covered
      • Summary
      • Chapter 3: Application and Data Integration Case Study
        • What is the POV?
          • Solving a business problem
          • Estimated level of effort
        • Software and hardware requirements
          • Software
          • Hardware and network
        • Original architecture—nightly batch process
          • Batch cycle diagram—technical architecture
        • Functional specifications
          • Functional design diagram
        • Technical specifications
          • Technical specifications diagram
      • Assumptions, out of scope, and success criteria
        • Assumptions
        • Out of scope
        • Success criteria
      • Technical implementation details
        • Reading from the Oracle Database
        • Writing to flat files
        • Executing the z/OS COBOL module
        • Reading from VSAM files
        • Writing to IBM MQSeries
        • BPEL process
        • Security
      • Actual level of effort and outcome
      • Challenges and lessons learned
      • Cultural change in technology organizations
      • Next steps
      • Summary
        • Chapter 4: Oracle Database Migrations
          • Database migration scenarios
            • Migrating an Oracle database from one platform to another
            • Migrating relational databases to Oracle
          • Using Oracle SQL Developer Version 3.0 for migrations to Oracle
            • Prerequisites for using SQL Developer
            • Creating a migration repository
              • JDBC Drivers setup
              • Creating a connection for a privileged database user in Oracle using SQL Developer
              • Creating a directory for a migration project
          • Migration process using SQL Developer
            • Migration steps in SQL Developer
          • Selection of the database connection for the repository
            • Project creation
            • Gathering source database metadata
              • Online capture
              • Offline mode
            • Convert the captured database model to an Oracle model
            • Target Oracle schema generation
            • Data migration
          • Enabling a factory approach to database migrations using SQL Developer
          • Data migration using Oracle SQL*Loader/External tables
            • Using Oracle SQL*Loader
              • Using Oracle External Table
            • Using Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) for data migration
            • Production rollout using Oracle GoldenGate
          • Impact of database migrations on applications
          • Summary
          • Chapter 5: Database Migration Challenges and Solutions
            • Database schema migration challenges
              • Database object naming/definition issues
                • Use of special characters in object names
                • Use of reserved words in object names and their definitions
                • Use of case-sensitive object names
                • Length of object names
              • Data type conversion issues
                • Numeric data
                • Identity columns
                • Date/timestamp data
              • User-defined data types
                • Database feature mapping
                • Clustered indexes
                • Database schema layout
                • Empty strings and NULL value handling
                • Data case-sensitivity
                • EBCDIC/ASCII conversions
                • Globalization
            • Database migration case studies
              • Case Study #1: DB2/400 migration to Oracle using Oracle DRDA Gateway for DB2
              • Case Study #2: Sybase migration to Oracle
              • Case Study #3: Mainframe data migration/archiving from various databases such as DB2, IDMS, and VSAM
            • Summary
            • Chapter 6: Data Consolidation and Management
              • What is enterprise data?
                • Transactional data
                • Analytical data
                • Master data
                • Enterprise data hub
              • Oracle Master Data Management
                • Oracle Customer Hub
                • Oracle Product Hub
                • Oracle Supplier Hub
                  • Oracle Supplier Hub capabilities
                • Oracle Site Hub
              • Oracle RAC
              • Data grids using Oracle caching
                • Database-centric—TimesTen
                • Application-centric—Coherence
              • Oracle as a service
                • Reasons to consider Consolidation
            • Information Lifecycle Management
              • Active data archiving
              • Passive data archiving
            • Oracle Exadata
            • Data management at IHOP, a case study
            • Summary
              • Oracle Database Gateways
                • Oracle heterogeneous connectivity solution architecture
                  • Heterogeneous Services
                  • Database Gateways (Heterogeneous Services agent)
                • Overview of Database Gateway installation and configuration
              • Oracle Data Integrator
                • ODI repositories
                • ODI Studio
                • ODI runtime agent
                • ODI console
              • Data management case study
                • Company overview
                • Company challenges
                • Overstock.com's value proposition
                • Integration framework
              • Summary
                • Chapter 8: Application and Process Integration
                  • History of application integration
                    • Point-to-Point API-based integration
                    • EDI
                    • Message and integration brokers
                    • XML over HTTP or FTP
                  • History of Oracle integration products
                    • Oracle InterConnect
                    • Oracle ProcessConnect
                    • Oracle Enterprise Service Bus
                    • Oracle Workflow – process integration
                  • Oracle commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) application integration history
                  • Oracle application and process integration software stack
                    • Oracle Business Process Analysis
                  • Oracle Business Process Management
                    • SOA Adapters
                    • Oracle Business Rules
                    • Oracle BPEL
                    • Oracle Service Bus
                    • Oracle Complex Events Processing (CEP)
                    • Oracle Business-to-Business (B2B)
                    • Oracle Service Component Architecture (SCA)
                    • Oracle Web Services Registry
                    • Oracle Web Services Manager
                    • Metadata Services (MDS)
                    • AIA—Going beyond the Oracle SOA Suite
                    • AIA—fundamentals
                      • Enterprise Business Objects
                      • Enterprise Business Messages
                      • Enterprise Business Service
                      • Enterprise Business Flow
                      • Application Business Connector Service
                      • Tools—development environment
                      • Oracle AIA Foundation and Process Integration Packs
                    • Oracle JDeveloper
                    • Eclipse
                  • Oracle SOA Suite integration best practices
                  • Oracle success stories
                    • Success one—Saleforce.com and Oracle E-Business Suite
                      • Solution
                      • Benefits
                    • Success two—cross-industry Oracle eAM print solution
                      • Solution
                      • Benefits
                  • Summary
                  • Chapter 9: Information Lifecycle Management for Transactional Applications
                    • Data growth challenges
                    • How enterprises try to solve data growth issues
                      • Hardware refresh
                      • SQL/DB tuning
                      • Delete historical data
                    • What is Information Lifecycle Management?
                    • What benefits can ILM offer?
                      • Active Application Archiving
                      • Application Retirement
                    • Start with Application Portfolio Management
                    • Application Retirement solution from Solix Technologies and Oracle partner
                    • Summary
                    • Appendix
                      • Cloud integration
                      • Implications of web services for all Integration
                      • Data, process, and application integration convergence
                      • Job scheduling, ETL/ELT and BPEL product convergence
                      • Middle tier integration appliances
                      • Security
                      • Mobile data and collective intelligence
                      • Summary

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