Searching for Doc Id 1428008.1 on MOS

If you are searching online for information about multiple Authentication Providers in Oracle BI 11g, you could find references (even on my own blog) to Doc Id; 1428008.1 on My Oracle Support (MOS). Via this note you were able to obtain following: TechNote_LDAP_Auth_DB_Groups_V3.pdf. If you try to find this note now, you won’t be able […]

Big Data and Analytics Top Ten Trends for 2014

Oracle recently published their view on the; Top Ten Trends “Big Data” & “Analytics“ for 2014. Find the list below: 1. Business Users Get Hooked on Mobile Analytics –> Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer 2. Analytics Take to the Cloud –> Oracle Applications Cloud 3. Hadoop-Based Data Reservoirs Unite with Data Warehouses –> Your Data Warehouse and Hadoop – […]

Global Currencies in Oracle BIA – The Sequel

I have blogged about Global Currencies in Oracle BIA recently. Global Currencies are used to report in different Currencies like USD, GBP, EUR. If you use the Global Currencies to report the same Currencies (eg. EUR) against different Exchange Rate (Types) you might end up with a challenge, because the Out-of-the-Box Oracle BIA ETL expects different […]

Global Currencies in Oracle BIA

If you read the Oracle Documentation for Oracle BIA (7.6.9.3), you could find the following; “Currency conversions are required because your business might have transactions involving multiple currencies. To create a meaningful report, you have to use a common currency.” Oracle BIA stores amounts in the following currencies; - Document Currency –> Currency of the […]