There are two ways to build enterprise application solutions: link together disparate, best-of-breed solutions, in which vendors embrace open architectures and inter-application messaging protocols, or find a one-stop-shop with all the software, functionality, and interoperability one could ever ask for. Oracle insists the latter is the best way, and it is their way. But is it best for Collaborative-Commerce? Is their vision of C-Commerce and interoperability yours as well?
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Data Warehousing, Extraction, Transformation, and Loading (ETL), OnLine Analytic Processing (OLAP), and data mining. Oracle''s Application Server: 9iAS Provides More Functionality at the Middle Tier In June 2000, Oracle 8iAS Internet Application Server was introduced. Oracle billed 8iAS as an open software platform for developing, deploying and managing distributed Internet software application programs. Further refining and defining the Application Server functionality, Oracle released Oracle 9iAS