2 Day(s)


This course will familiarize students with the tools and utilities used to install, maintain, and troubleshoot the SIM application. The course covers the hardware and software requirements; post-installation concerns, configuration, and data loading; system administration, including security and user access settings; batch processing; integration with other Oracle applications as well as outside applications; reporting; and localization options.SIM Technical Essentials provides a solid understanding of the basic technical details of SIM. It is appropriate for Technical Consultants, Technical Implementers, System Administrators and Database Administrators who wish to know more about the technical details of the application, including SIM architecture, installation, configuration, and system administration.Learn To:Hardware and software requirementsBatch processingConfigurationIntegration with other applicationsData Load ProcessesReporting and customization optionsA Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made


  • Database Administrators
  • Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Support Engineer
  • System Administrator
  • System Analysts
  • Technical Administrator
  • Technical Consultant

Skills Gained

  • Explain the Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Identify Installation errors
  • Configure SIM
  • Set System Parameters
  • Explain Data Loading Process
  • Successfully run all necessary batch processes
  • Explain SIM integration with other applications
  • Generate reports and explain report customization
  • Explain localization options

Course Specifics

Course Outline

SIM Application Overview

  • Oracle Retail Footprint
  • Features
  • Integrated Workflow
  • Business Tasks
  • Business Benefits
  • Integration
  • Navigation
  • Tabs

Physical Architecture

  • Database Server Requirements
  • Directory Server Requirements
  • Application Server Requirements
  • Single Sign-On Requirements
  • Client PC and Web Browser Requirements
  • Handheld Client Requirements
  • Third Party Software Dependancies

Application Architecture

  • Technical Architecture
  • Advantages of SIM Architecture
  • Logical Layers
  • Business Objects
  • Rules Engine
  • Logging
  • Wireless
  • Distributed Topology


  • Features
  • Store Directory
  • Adding/Changing a Store Group
  • Adding/Searching Users
  • Adding/Changing a User ID
  • Roles
  • Maintaining Parameters
  • Task Approval


  • Review of Preinstall tasks
  • RAC and Clustering
  • Postinstallation steps
  • Resolving Installation Errors
  • Manual Deployment Option
  • Testing the SIM installation
  • Starting and Stopping SIM
  • Starting and Stopping the Wavelink Server

Configuration and system Administration

  • Controlling Application Workflow via XML
  • Setting up SIM Security
  • Setting up LDAP Data for SIM
  • Access Control Model
  • Configuring UI
  • Setting up Stores
  • Creating a Product Group
  • Stock Count User Interface

Loading Data

  • Seeding Data
  • Executing Scripts
  • Running the Data Seeding Script
  • Control Scripts for Data Seeding
  • Improving Peformance of Data Seeding
  • Testing the Load

Batch Processing

  • Batch Processing: Overview
  • Batch Architecture
  • Running a Batch Process
  • Batch Logging
  • Batch Scheduling and Dependancies
  • SIM Purge Batch Process
  • Price Bulk Processing Batch Process


  • SIM Integration Flow
  • File-based Integration
  • RIB-based Integration
  • SIM Message Subscribing
  • RIB Message Publishing
  • SIM RIB Decoupling Framework
  • RSL based Integration
  • Web Service-Based Integration


  • Reporting Overview
  • Accessing Reports
  • Reporting Framework
  • Setting up the BI Publisher Server
  • Printing Labels and Tickets on a Label Printer
  • Setting Up SIM Reports
  • Reports Internationalization
  • Standard Reports


  • Localization Overview
  • Globalization
  • Functional Localization
  • Oracle Retail Translations
  • Supported Languages
  • Configuring Wavelink for display of Japanese Characters
  • Configuring the User Interface
  • Setting the Preferred Language

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
2 2550 £2550 2018-09-17