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Oracle AIA – Why it’s hot !
Posted By Sanjit Anand On December 13, 2007 @ 8:08 pm In Centrestage,EBS Suite,Emerging Technologies | 4 Comments
There was lot many news for Oracle AIA  this year during OOW ,as foundation pack announcment was made by Charles Phillips in his OOW's keynote  during this gala event.Since then this was a huge interest in the subject.
In April this year the first announcement for the AIA was made which was industry-specific business process templates (BPMN) to provide Industry Reference Models (IRM), Oracle EBS, Siebel and Oracle Applications products between the actual move business processes (BPEL) to provide Process Integration Packs (PIP) from it.
Lets take a quick look what is all about and what's makes so hot?
What is Oracle AIA Technology?
This is a framework in which the functionality of Oracle's vast application portfolio - Oracle E-Business, PeopleSoft, Siebel, and JD Edwards - can be recombined and tailored to enterprise needs.
In simple words :A smart integration mechanism , that can support & intergrate the whole bunch of oracle products with EBS or non-EBS products(like SAP) and in this middleware is used to stitching .
The AIA has three components:
figure : Oracle AIA (Source www.oracle.com )
Oracle have now published a foundation pack which is series of templates and vanilla processes which can be adopted by a 3rd party to meet their requirements.
Technical products inside Application Integration Architecture
The latest version comprised of the following products
Automating business processes across the application running at multiple plaform is normally a very laborious, complex ,costly and time consuming task.Hoping ,AIA seeks to simplify this process and make it more seamless.
While researching more about Oracle AIA , these are some interesting links:
Some AIA News from Oracle:
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URLs in this post:
 Oracle AIA : http://www.oracle.com/applications/oracle-application-integration-architecture.html
 Charles Phillips in his OOW's keynote: http://www.oracle.com/corporate/press/2007_nov/111207aiap.html?rssid=rss_ocom_pr
 www.oracle.com: http://www.oracle.com
 http://www.oracle.com/technology/documentation/intarch.html: http://www.oracle.com/technology/documentation/intarch.html
 http://www.oracle.com/applications/oracle-foundation-pack.html: http://www.oracle.com/applications/oracle-foundation-pack.html
 Top 10 benefits to AIA: http://blogs.oracle.com/applications/2007/05/14
 http://www.oracle.com/applications/process-integration-packs.htm: http://www.oracle.com/applications/process-integration-packs.htm
 http://www.oracle.com/partnerships/isv/integration/search.html : http://www.oracle.com/partnerships/isv/integration/search.html
 Oracle Extends Application Integration Architecture: http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2215872,00.asp
 http://www.oracle.com/corporate/press/2007_nov/111207aiacomms.html: http://www.oracle.com/corporate/press/2007_nov/111207aiacomms.html
 http://www.oracle.com/corporate/press/2007_nov/sap-aia.html: http://www.oracle.com/corporate/press/2007_nov/sap-aia.html
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