Banner Infrastructure Upgrade

Status: Completed, May 2019
Primary Contact: Dan Schumacher (dschumac@hawaii.edu ), Director, Technology Infrastructure

Strategic Alignment:

  • Hawai‘i Graduation Initiative – Banner is the system of record for student information.
  • High-Performance Mission-Driven System – This project keeps us on a supported release of the Oracle database and Oracle Fusion Middleware for our Banner student system.

ITS Strategy:
(A) Support Student Success

Description & Benefits:
Oracle Fusion Middleware and the Oracle Databases supporting Banner must be upgraded by the end of 2018 to remain supported in 2019.

Ellucian and Oracle support for the Banner 8 Self-Service application running on Oracle Fusion Middleware 11.2.x will end December 31, 2018. Oracle Fusion Middleware will be upgraded to WebLogic Server version 12.2.x with Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) as supported by Ellucian.

Ellucian support for Banner running on Oracle 11g will end December 2018. The Oracle database supporting the Banner application will be upgraded to Oracle 12c.