Key Tables in Oracle Projects

Here is a brief description of the key tables in Oracle Projects.

Table Description
PA_PROJECTS_ALL It stores the highest units of work defined in Oracle Projects.
PA_PROJECT_ASSETS_ALL It contains assets information defined for capital projects.
PA_PROJECT_ASSIGNMENTS It stores details of all Assignments for a project.
PA_PROJECT_CLASSES It contains the class codes of class categories that are used to classify projects.
PA_PROJECT_ROLE_TYPES Implementation-defined responsibilities or positions assigned to employees on projects are stored here.
PA_PROJECT_STATUSES It stores valid project status codes.
PA_PROJECT_TYPES_ALL It stores implementation-defined project classifications that supply default information and drive some project processing.
PA_TASKS It contains user-defined subdivisions of project work.
PA_TASK_TYPES It stores implementation-defined classifications of task.
PA_TRANSACTION_INTERFACE_ALL It is an interface table to import transactions from external sources into Oracle Projects.
PA_TRANSACTION_SOURCES It stores implementation-defined sources of imported transactions originating in an external system.
PA_IMPLEMENTATIONS_ALL It contains information about the configuration of an Oracle Projects installation.
PA_ACTION_SETS It stores action set templates as well as action sets belonging to an object, such as projects, requirements, etc.
PA_ACTION_SET_LINES It stores action set lines that belong to an action set or an action set template.
PA_ACTION_SET_TYPES It stores attributes of action set types.
PA_AGREEMENTS_ALL It has customer contracts that serve as the basis for work authorization.
PA_AGREEMENT_TYPES Implementation-defined classifications of customer agreements.
PA_BILL_RATES_ALL Information about bill rates and markups of standard bill rate schedules.
PA_BUDGETS It stores budgets information.
PA_BUDGET_LINES It stores detail lines of project and task budgets.
PA_BUDGET_TYPES It contains implementation-defined classifications of types of budgets used for different business purposes.
PA_CLASS_CATEGORIES It stores implementation-defined categories for classifying projects.
PA_CLASS_CODES It stores implementation-defined values within class categories that can be used to classify projects.
PA_EVENTS It stores entries assigned to tasks that generate revenue and/or billing but are not directly related to expenditure items.
PA_EVENT_TYPES It stores implementation-defined classifications of events.
PA_EXPENDITURES_ALL Groups of expenditure items incurred by employees or organizations for an expenditure period.
PA_EXPENDITURE_CATEGORIES Implementation-defined groupings of expenditure types by type of cost.
PA_EXPENDITURE_ITEMS_ALL It contains the smallest units of expenditure charged to projects and tasks.
PA_EXPENDITURE_TYPES Implementation-defined classifications of expenditures charged to projects and tasks.
PA_PERIODS_ALL Implementation-defined periods against which project performance is measured.
PA_RBS_DENORM This table stores normalized resource breakdown structure information.
PA_RBS_ELEMENTS This table stores the RBS element information and the parent-child relationship.
PA_RESOURCES It contains resources used in budgeting and project summary amounts.
PA_ROLE_LISTS It stores lists of roles defined with the system.
PA_SCHEDULES It displays the schedule details for requirements and assignments. It also displays calendar schedules.


One Response to Key Tables in Oracle Projects

  1. Paul Sullivan says:

    Dibyajyoti – you rock! This is awesome. I work for a global corporation supporting PA business users and various interfaces feeding PA. I’m asked pull all sorts of data but don’t always know the links or relationships between tables, let alone the tables. Simple table descriptions help big time. Keep up the great work. Oh, and thank you for publishing this info. I know I’ve see it somewhere, probably in an Oracle PDF or some internal technical document. But I can never remember where.

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