If your company uses (or plans to use) Hewlett-Packard Integrity servers running on Intel Itanium 2 processors, I have good news for you. Oracle just announced that it has extended support for these servers to users of EnterpriseOne 8.11 SP1. The move by the software giant creates a new server option that was previously limited to shops running EnterpriseOne 8.12.
Of course, there are some software requirements that you must meet to run EnterpriseOne 8.11 SP1 on these Itanium 2 servers. First off, you must run your applications on the HP/UX operating system . . . in other words, no Windows allowed. Second, you need to use EnterpriseOne Tools 8.96 at the 1.4 release level. If you meet these qualifications, you can run the following EnterpriseOne tiers on the Itanium 2-powered Integrity line:
- Enterprise (both logic and batch) server
- Database server (Oracle Database 10g or IBM DB2 UDB . . . no Microsoft SQL Server)
- Web server (Oracle Application Server 10g or IBM WebSphere Application Server)
- Oracle Portal (it appears that WebSphere Portal Server is supported)
Be aware that a handful of EnterpriseOne applications, including Mobile Sales and the Crystal Enterprise Server, will not run on the Integrity servers. To get more of the fine print on what is supported, check out the latest platform communication about the subject on the Oracle/PeopleSoft Customer Connection web site.