Is Essbase Server certified for Exalytics machine?

| May 15, 2013

According to Exalytics certification matrix (oracle-exalytics-1x-1875875.xls), the Exalytics hardware is certified only for Essbase Server Is Essbase Server version certified with Exalytics?


If you are deploying the Essbase from EPM deployment mechanism (HIT), then it (more...)

Exalytics: Loading Data From Oracle To TimesTen

| May 13, 2013
There are three primary use cases for Exalytics/OBIEE/TimesTen:

1.    Normal BI use case

2.    DataMart use case

3.   Operational Data Store (ODS) use case

In terms of how TimesTen is used (1) is the most common case (maybe 70-80% of customers) and (2) and (3) are very (more...)

Exalytics Backup and Recovery

| May 10, 2013

Oracle Exalytics is an engineered system that comprises a number of hardware and software component.

The core software components include:

  1. OBIEE
  2. Timesten
  3. Weblogic Server
  4. Essabse

Optional components:

  1. Endeca
  2. Hyperion Planning
  3. Golden Gate
  4. Oracle Data Integrator
  5. DAC

This blog provides information to perform backup and recovery on the Exalytics Machine.

The (more...)

Exalytics Documentation Library

| May 7, 2013

Link to access Exalytics documentation is :



Fusion Middleware Certification Matrix

| May 5, 2013

Here is the link to download all the Fusion Middleware Certification (including Exalytics)



OBIEE Patch released

| May 5, 2013 bundle patch is now available for download from My Oracle Support for all platforms.

Bundled Patch Details:

  • Patch (1 of 7) Oracle Business Intelligence Installer (BIINST):
    Patch 16504136
  • Patch (2 of 7) Oracle Real (more...)

How To Pass Presentation Variable To the Title View Using Dashboard Prompt?

| Apr 29, 2013

Presentation variable does not pass correctly in title view when all values are selected in the dashboard prompt.

For eg, when all values are selected,the title is displayed as @{xxxxx}

When you select a value from the dashboard prompt , the (more...)

Exalytics:Is Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) certified with Exalytics PS2 (, or any other Exalytics release?

| Apr 9, 2013


Is Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) certified with Exalytics PS2 (, or any other Exalytics release?


OBIEE is a full product release and is not currently certified with Exalytics.  It includes many product enhancements (more...)

OBIEE 11g:Excel Connectivity Using ODBC Drivers

| Apr 8, 2013
This blog describe the method to connect Excel to BI Server using ODBC. 

For this you dont need to use the Analytics. You can use Excel to create the report by connecting to BI server using ODBC Datasource.

Two steps to achieve this are:

  1. Create a system DSN
  2. (more...)

Exalytics: Steps To Upgrade JDK and JROCKIT

| Apr 8, 2013

The Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation and Administration Guide for Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, suggests Java Development Kit (JDK) 6 Update 29 for Linux 64-bit.  However, more recent Oracle Support security alerts have suggested that customers upgrade to JDK 1.6.0 update 33, or higher. 

This blog (more...)