On this page, we offer white papers and research from companies other than our own. If your organization has written anything for the JD Edwards community that you would like to share with us, please send an email with your proposal to Lisa Brewer, Marketing Coordinator for Andrews Consulting Group and the JD Edwards Advisor. 

Ategrity was founded in 2007 to provide integrated control solutions for JD Edwards applications. With their extensive backgrounds working with large corporations, software houses, and consulting firms, the members of the Ategrity team are well positioned to deliver innovative applications to the JD Edwards community. Currently, Ategrity is working to help customers meet the challenging requirements for providing accurate audit trails on JD Edwards system and business data changes. (Learn more about Ategrity)

JD Edwards Database Audit Manager

While most JD Edwards World customers have heard about Database Audit Manager (DBAM), many of them have never worked with it. This paper explains the many benefits of using DBAM in building an effective compliance and control platform. The paper also describes how to set up DBAM effectively and provides a valuable template listing all the critical files required for audit monitoring.

White Papers from the IBM Oracle International Competency Center (IOICC)

The IOICC was established by IBM and Oracle in 1997 to provide joint customers with the resources they need to support systems that use both vendors’ products. The Center, based in Denver, is staffed by full-time employees from both companies. The IOICC staff works closely with both firms to ensure that IBM/Oracle solutions provide optimal performance, scalability, and value. (Learn more about the IOICC)

WebSphere 6.1 and WebSphere 6.0 Performance with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.12 on IBM Power Systems with IBM i (June 2008)

When IBM recently tested WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1 and EnterpriseOne 8.12 running on a System i, it found that WAS 6.1 delivered significantly greater performance with less memory and CPU utilization than a similar configuration running on WAS 6.0. This paper provides all the details on the tests.

Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne IBM Power 520 Express with IBM i 6.1 Performance (June 2008)

This paper describes tests that IBM ran on its Power 520 Express server to gauge the impact of several enhancements. The tests demonstrate the significant performance improvements available to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne clients as a result of recent POWER6 processor, IBM i 6.1, and WebSphere Application Server 6.1 product announcements. In addition to impressive reductions in processor and memory requirements for web-based clients, test results show more than a 30% reduction in UBE (batch) elapsed times.

Improved Price/Performance for Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on System i (August 2007)

This paper describes JD Edwards EnterpriseOne performance tests that IBM performed on a System i Model 570 running POWER6 processors. The tests document improved price/performance for EnterpriseOne; they also show how i5/OS Application Server processor licensing can reduce the overall cost of a System i implementation.

The IOICC JD Edwards Application Resource Directory

This handy two-page document provides links to virtually all of the information and services that IBM offers to JD Edwards customers. If you need to know how to optimize an IBM server for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne or are looking for an iSeries APAR for World, this is a good place to start.

White Papers from Varsity Logistics

Varsity Logistics, Inc. is a leading provider of multi-carrier parcel and freight shipping solutions for the IBM System i platform. Varsity’s modular solutions enable rapid and efficient automation of multi-modal transport carrier selection, rating, and auditing. Varsity enables JD Edwards World users to achieve process and data integration across core ERP functions and shipping, thus improving performance, reducing costs, and increasing customer satisfaction. (Learn more about Varsity Logistics)

ShipSoft™ YourWorld

Varsity’s ShipSoft suite of shipping execution modules are particularly suited for small to mid-sized businesses running Oracle JD Edwards, especially now in 2008. These businesses need execution-focused shipping automation and control solutions, not more extensive (and expensive) TMS/supply chain applications. These needs can now be addressed more economically than ever with ShipSoft™ YourWorld, Varsity’s special edition for JD Edwards World businesses.

White Papers from WTS

WTS is a leading provider of hosting, disaster recovery, and other managed services to JD Edwards customers. Because it specializes in Oracle applications, WTS has an operational knowledge of JD Edwards applications that is second to none and a unique understanding of its customers’ requirements. (Learn more about WTS)

Disaster Recovery Planning Guide: An Introduction to Business Continuity Planning for JD Edwards Software Customers

In these uncertain times, every company needs to have a comprehensive and up-to-date disaster recovery plan. This paper is designed to help JD Edwards users develop and maintain an effective plan. It also discusses the role that WTS can play in helping companies meet their business continuity objectives.

Hardware and Software Hosting Considerations for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne (March 2008)

Companies can realize many benefits from having their JD Edwards applications hosted by an experienced service provider. This paper offers guidance on how companies can quantify these benefits. It also provides JD Edwards users with the questions they should ask of hosting providers and the criteria they should use to select the right provider.