SAP? PeopleSoft (not sure if they are in the financials space
Although I don't know about the seamless bit! But if you "courted"
SAP / PeopleSoft I'm sure they'd be more than helpful at telling
good it would be. The last time I was near SAP was SAP/IMS
(DB&DC - it was
still DC 6 years ago), I was impressed with its technical
parts (and the level of support), but it was definitely not
and it struck me as a bit clunky and not particularly social
interfacing applications, but I've been told that R3 is a lot
I'm sure there are other products around, but those were the 2 that
into my mind throttling a few neurons along the way.
The down side would probably be that you won't need to worry about
security or Holidays again. as I believe there are 30K+ objects
indices) in these products, to administer and tune. So you'd want
sure you had a decent toolset, with LOTS of automation.
A positive though would be that I believe both these products are
Oracle, so you might be able to take a "staged" approach out of
Oracle Financials and into the Big happy world of DB2! (-:
...... all thoughts above are my own personal opinions, and
represent those of my employer, agent, et al, ....... past or
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Wright [SMTP:[login to unmask email]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2000 11:36 AM
> To: [login to unmask email]
> Subject: ORACLE Financials - is there a DB2 Equivalent
> We have ORACLE Financials running on a SUN box. Without using
> on OS/390, is there an equivalent product for DB2 that could
> replace Oracle Financials? If so, do you use it, did you
migrate to it,
> and how much of an effort was it to do so?
> visit the DB2-L webpage at http://www.ryci.com/db2-l.
> of the list can