Does CloudIO Platform work with Oracle Applications?
Yes, CloudIO Platform is tightly integrated with Oracle Applications yet loosely coupled.
What about Security?
CloudIO inherits Oracle EBS Security features and hence it's as secure as Oracle EBS.
Can CloudIO use existing Oracle Applications login credentials?
Yes, one can use their existing Oracle EBS username & password to sign into CloudIO.
How does it connect to Oracle Applications Database?
CloudIO uses JDBC to natively connect to the Oracle Database, similar to OA Framework, ADF & Oracle D2K Forms.
Does CloudIO perform DML Operations directly?
Yes & No. With respect to Oracle EBS, CloudIO always uses Oracle Supported Public PL/SQL APIs to make any changes to the data.
Does CloudIO support Oracle EBS Responsibility?
Yes, similar to Standard Oracle Screens, CloudIO inherits Oracle Responsibility & Function security model.
Can it be embedded in Oracle Screens?
Yes, CloudIO screens can be embedded within Oracle OA Framework screens and vice versa i.e. we can embed OA Framework screens within CloudIO.
Can it invoke Oracle Standard Screens? (Zoom Functionality)
Yes, CloudIO can invoke both the OA Framework or Jinitiator Forms from within CloudIO screens either on a button click or through a link.
Does it support Descriptive & Key Flex Fields?
Yes. Flex fields can be embedded natively into the form along with other screens. Thereby the end user need not know that it's a flex field.
Does it work with Oracle Applications 11i?
Yes, CloudIO can work on both the versions of Oracle EBS - 11i & R12.
Can the existing PL/SQL APIs & Views be re-used?
Yes, they can be reused as is and in some cases through a wrapper PL/SQL APIs.
Can it connect to other enterprise systems?
Yes, CloudIO can connect to multiple JDBC2 compliant databases at the same time. i.e. it can pull data from various sources and display on a single screen and can also push user changes back to the respective database to keep the data in sync, thereby avoiding costly & complex interfaces.
Can it be deployed on the existing Oracle Applications Middle Tier?
Yes, as long as there is additional processing power & memory available on the Applications server, CloudIO can be deployed on either WebLogic or Tomcat server.
Can it trigger Oracle Workflow?
Yes, CloudIO can trigger Oracle Workflow and can also be part of the business flow.
Does it support Multiple Languages?
Yes, inherits both the MLS & NLS features of Oracle and support multiple languages.
Can an existing custom D2K Form be migrated to CloudIO?
Yes, using a utility within CloudIO, one can convert any existing D2K Form UI layer into CloudIO metadata. The utility will pull in all the UI components including the record group queries used by LOV fields.
What about the logic written in D2K Forms?
Hopefully, most of the business logic is written in PL/SQL, in such cases, we can reuse all of the logic written in PL/SQL and any code written in D2K are mostly UI related which is much easier to implement in CloudIO without writing a single line of code.
Does it impact Oracle Patches?
No. That's a good part about applications build with CloudIO. With CloudIO, say goodbye to those complex and costly customization to Oracle EBS and upgrading Oracle EBS will become a breeze.
What is the downtime for patching CloudIO changes to Production Instance?
CloudIO has it's own built-in patch mechanism and requires no downtime to Oracle Applications.
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