Why Jython for FDMEE

Alithya US Weblog

Originally published here May 19, 2014 on ODTUG.comkscope14-logo

Contributed by:
Tony Scalese, FDM Design Lead
Hyperion Certified Consultant – HFM
 Edgewater Ranzal
ascalese@ranzal.com

In the 11.1.2.3 release of the EPM stack, Oracle introduced Financial Data Quality Management, Enterprise Edition, or FDMEE. FDMEE was not entirely a new product but rather a rebranding of ERP Integrator (ERPi), which was released in 11.1.1.3. FDMEE actually represents the convergence of two products – FDM (now known as FDM Classic) and ERPi – and represents the best of both products. Besides the obvious changes – a new user interface (UI) that is integrated into Workspace, leveraging Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) as its data engine and direct integration to many Oracle and SAP ERP source systems – FDMEE introduced one rather significant change: Jython as its scripting language.

For organizations that have a significant investment in FDM Classic, a new scripting language likely represents…

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