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Introduction to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application with an integrated toolset. You can configure application suites in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne according to your business needs.
The application suites support manufacturing, financial, distribution or logistics, and human resource operations for organizations.
Each JD Edwards EnterpriseOne application suite consists of different systems. For example, the Financial Suite contains systems such as Enhanced Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Accounting, and Fixed Assets. Each system consists of applications, forms, reports, and database tables that are designed to handle specific business needs.
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne also contains environments such as Production and Pristine. You can connect to any environment to access the application suites.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tables and Views

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne maintains ERP data in tables and views that are created in the underlying database. The tables and views used in the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system are similar in structure to those defined in a relational database. However, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne maintains additional tables that store metadata about the columns in tables and views, such as primary indexes, precision, and scale.
Tables and views are categorized by system codes. JD Edwards EnterpriseOne provides distinct system codes to the systems in the applications suites present in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
To extract data and metadata from tables and views, third-party applications can send a request in XML format to the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Enterprise Server. The enterprise server sends its response in XML format.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Business Functions

A business function is an encapsulated set of business rules and logic that can be reused by multiple applications. Business functions provide a common way to access the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne database. A business function performs a specific task. Master business functions provide the logic and database calls necessary to edit and commit a transaction to the database. Third-party applications can use master business functions for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne functionality, data validation, security, and data integrity.