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PeopleSoft on Client/Server and Database Issues
To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed PeopleSoft's Michael Daniels. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture

issues  on Client/Server and Database Issues Event Summary To answer questions for a Technology Evaluation Center customer, a large utility in the northeastern United States, TEC interviewed Michael Daniels of PeopleSoft on how the PeopleSoft ERP product performs in the areas of client/server architecture and database management. Question: Is PeopleSoft designed as a fault tolerant environment? Exactly how is this accomplished? Is the failover manual or automatic? Mr. Daniels: PeopleSoft clients use a round

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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