|Oracle9iAS Personalization Administrator's Guide
Part Number A95243-03
Oracle9iAS Personalization (OP) permits Web applications to collect and store customer data in an Oracle database, build models, and make recommendations on the basis of the models. For more information about OP and how it works, see the Oracle 9iAS Personalization User's Guide.
This manual provides the generic instructions for administering Oracle9iAS Personalization and provides notes regarding installation. For more information about installing OP, see the Oracle9i Application Server Installation Guide and Oracle9iAS Personalization Release Notes.
This manual is organized as follows:
OP release 9.0.2 includes the following changes in functionality that administrators need to know about:
The changes in installation procedures are described in Chapter 3, "Installation Notes" and in the Oracle9i Application Service Installation Guide.
The way OP tasks are scheduled has changed. The first release of Oracle9iAS Personalization used Oracle Workflow to perform scheduling of package builds, package deployments, and reports. Workflow also provided email notifications when these events completed. The scheduling tasks and email notification now use a different underlying mechanism, but provide the same functionality. See "Configuring the OP Scheduler" in Chapter 5 for details about configuring scheduling in OP.
The following configuration parameter no longer exists:
The following configuration parameter is new for release 9.0.2:
The "Visitor to Customer Conversion Report" is now called the "Purchasing Session Report."
The "Recommendation Effectiveness Report" is still called the "Recommendation Effectiveness Report."
The "Most Active Cross-Sold Products Report" is now called the "Itemized Recommendation Effectiveness Repport."