Oracle9i Developer Suite
   Release 2 (9.0.2)
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Oracle9iDS Release 2 introduces many new features in all areas of the product as well as major enhancements across the entire stack, to deliver a single, fully integrated product.

  • Combines the power of Oracle Application Development tools and Oracle Business Intelligence tools.
  • Provides a standards-based, Java and XML Integrated Development Environment and supports the full application development life-cycle.
  • Provides flexible and scalable solutions for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence.

This page provides a summary of the new features in Oracle9iDS Release 2. See the Oracle Technology Network at for more information on new features.

J2EE and Internet Applications

Oracle9iDS provides a comprehensive, integrated toolset to address all aspects of your application development cycle—from modeling to coding, testing, and debugging, constructing and assembling components, and to having complete control over complex application development through a scalable software configuration management system.

Oracle9iDS supports the latest Internet standards, including J2EE 1.2, EJB 1.1, JSP 1.1, Servlets 2.3, XML Schema, XSLT 1.1, DOM and SAX 2.0, SOAP 1.1, and UML. The suite makes the development of Web services fast and easy by seamlessly integrating a J2EE and XML IDE with capabilities for delivering J2EE applications as Web services.

Oracle9i JDeveloper:

  • UML Modeling
  • J2EE 1.2 support – EJB, JSP, Servlet
  • Enhanced J2EE Framework – BC4J
  • BI Beans
  • Support for Integrated Web Services

Oracle9i Forms Developer:

  • Tighter Platform Integration with Oracle9i Database and Oracle9i Application Server
  • Java and XML Openness
  • Enhanced Productivity for testing, debugging, versioning, and SCM

Oracle9i Designer:

  • Design Capture Support (reverse engineer Oracle9i Forms to meta-data)
  • Time zone support
  • Web PL/SQL Generation Support (generate Web PL/SQL portlets that integrate with Oracle Portal)

Oracle9i Software Configuration Manager:

  • Tighter integration with JDeveloper

Business Intelligence

Oracle9iDS for Business Intelligence, an open, complete and integrated solution, allows businesses to turn their data into actionable information. This integrated data warehousing, ad hoc query, enterprise reporting, and clickstream analysis solution also leverages the new analytic capabilities available in the Oracle9i Database. In addition, developers use Oracle9i JDeveloper, a single development environment, to add business intelligence components to their legacy applications by using the BI Beans component. Start transforming your expensive, untapped data into profitable, accessible information today.

Oracle9i Warehouse Builder:

  • SAP R/3 Integrator
  • New Targets
  • New Operators in the mapper
  • Usability enhancements in the mapper
  • General Usability enhancements

Oracle9i Reports Developer:

  • Single JSP/XML-based Definition
  • New Query Types: XML,JDBC,Oracle9i OLAP,Text Files
  • Pluggable Data Sources
  • Java Importer
  • Oracle9i JDeveloper Integration
  • Oracle9i SCM Integration
  • Graphing
  • Oracle9iAS Portal Report Import
  • Edit Oracle9iAS Discoverer Worksheet Export

Oracle9i Discoverer Administrator:

  • New User Interface for Export
  • Enhanced Impact Analysis on Business Area Items
  • Enhanced Sorting Functionality for Business Area Items
  • Integration with Oracle9i Analytic Functions

Oracle9i Clickstream Intelligence Builder:

  • An extensible pre-built Clickstream data mart model
  • A Clickstream EUL that can be customized to address unique reporting needs


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