Master Oracle's PeopleSoft PeopleTools Data Administration and Upgrade Toolset Maximize data integrity, maintain peak application performance, and keep your PeopleSoft environment up to date. PeopleSoft PeopleTools Data Management and Upgrade Handbook explains the latest techniques and provides best practices, case studies, and programming examples. Find out how to develop and deploy data mover scripts, audit database health, apply patches, and generate project comparison reports. This Oracle Press guide offers thorough coverage of Oracle's PeopleSoft life cycle management tools. Understand PeopleSoft PeopleTools architecture Manage metadata using PeopleSoft Application Designer Create and execute PeopleSoft Data Mover scripts Learn how to use PeopleSoft Data Archive ManagerRead best practices for applying updates, patches, and fixes Implement PeopleSoft change control features Build automated functional tests Plan and execute application and platform upgrades
Paula Dean began using PeopleSoft in 1996 and was involved in the initial implementation of the Financial, Human Resource, and Payroll installs of PeopleSoft. She moved to the upgrade team from releases 6.5 to 8.44 and has first-hand, real-world experience in the field performing upgrades. Paula began teaching at Oracle University in 2007 as a Senior Instructor teaching PeopleSoft technical courses and is now the Lead Instructor of Oracle University for the SQR, PeopleSoft Test Framework and Upgrade and Data Management courses. She serves as the reviewer for the PeopleTools 1 and 2 courses and certifies other instructors to teach technical courseware at Oracle University. Paula has compiled critical content and created several self-study CDs available through Oracle's education website. She regularly speaks at Oracle events. Jim J. Marion is an AICPA Certified Information Technology professional who currently works as a Principal Sales Consultant at Oracle. He is also the author of the Oracle Press book PeopleSoft PeopleTools Tips & Techniques. Jim is an international presenter of PeopleTools development topics at conferences such as Oracle OpenWorld, UKOUG events, HEUG's Alliance, Quest's IOUG, and OAUG's Collaborate.