I’d like to share with you a recipe that demonstrates the power which the combination of ODI functions and Java BeanShell scripting techniques can provide.
Before I do so I will briefly describe the issue we recently had as a background for the use case.
Doesn’t matter which programming language (more...)
Well, we’re all back home now after two very successful Rittman Mead BI Forum events in Brighton, and then Atlanta, earlier this month in May 2013. Around 70 OBIEE, ODI, Endeca and Essbase developers from around Europe got together in the first week in Brighton, followed by around (more...)
One of OBIEE’s many great strengths is aggregate navigation; the ability to choose from a list of possible tables the one which will probably give the optimal performance for a given user query. Users are blissfully unaware of which particular table their query is being satisfied from, since aggregate (more...)
Oracle has build a number of formatting options into SQL to allow you to output your data in some standard formats. This removes the need to use other tools or to write extra code or performs various follow up steps.
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The headline articles for the July/August 1999 edition of Oracle Magazine were focused on Business Intelligence and included topics on architectures, business plans, data integration, portals, dashboards, Oracle Express, data marts and data warehouses.
Other articles included:
- 15 Rules for Enterprise Portals
- Gear it to casual users
- Use intuitive classifications (more...)
Last week I was one of the lucky ones to join the he Rittman Mead BI Forum 2013. This year we were served with a 3-day program. Just like the other years the program was varied. Varied in subjects (Oracle BI EE, Oracle Endeca, Aggregation Persistence, Big Data, Oracle Exalytics, Oracle (more...)
In the two previous postings in this series on the Oracle BI Apps 18.104.22.168.1, we looked at the release at a high-level, and then at the product architecture including the new configuration and functional setup tools. From a technology and developer perspective though probably the (more...)
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve come across the following articles, blog posts and discussions about Big Data and Analytics. There seems to be an underlying theme of ‘let’s get back to the core of the problem’ and big data is not that useful and only in (more...)
Well, Brighton is now a wrap and we’re all now over in Atlanta, getting ready for the second leg of the 2013 Rittman Mead BI Forum, running from this Wednesday, 15th May 2013 through to Friday, 17th May. Photos from the Brighton event are up on Flickr now, (more...)
Check out my RittmanMead BI Forum 2013, Day Two Notes Adam Seed & Charles Elliot – Oracle Endeca looking beyond the general demos Oracle Endeca 3.0 Difficult to install into Weblogic Endeca Portal – repository Endeca Server Endeca Provisioning for uploading Excelsheet Endeca Integrator – client Collaboration of Software (more...)
In my previous posting in this series, I looked at the new 11.1.1..7.1 release of the Oracle BI Applications at a high-level, and talked about how this new release uses ODI as the embedded ETL tool instead of Informatica PowerCenter. Support for Informatica will come (more...)
The long-awaited and anticipated 22.214.171.124.1 (PS1) release of the Oracle BI Applications became available early last week, with the software and documentation available for download on OTN. Over the next few blog posts, I’ll be taking an in-depth look at this new release, starting today with (more...)
Over the past 16 months (or so) I have give a join presentation with Anthony Heljula called ‘Getting Real Business Value from Oracle Data Mining and OBIEE’, at a number of conferences and OUG SIGs.
We have had a lot of very positive feedback on this presentation. The (more...)
Check out my RittmanMead BI Forum 2013, Day One Notes Philipe Lion showing the V305 SampleApp No Sales, no Demo, Samples –> how to solve (functional) challanges, reverse engineer Showcase the latest new and / or improved features Tighter integration with other products from the Oracle Analytics family (more...)
Today the RittmanMead BI Forum 2013 started with an Oracle Data Integrator Master Class provided by (in alphabetical order) Mark Rittman, Michael Rainey and Stewart Bryson. I made some notes, so I’ll try to highlight some points from the Master Class. It won’t be complete, but it gives an indication. I (more...)
A few days ago I moved my blog to a new domain name
Check it out. Wait you already are if you are reading this
The domain name is a merger of Oracle and Analytics, and has a familiar ring to it for those of you who (more...)
Today the 5th (my 4th) RittmanMead BI Forum takes off in Brighton. As usual the guys at RittmanMead have been able to put together a variety of sessions (Presentations, TED session, Keynotes, Debate) around Oracle BI (Applications), Oracle Endeca, Oracle Data Integrator and Oracle Essbase. For me the RittmanMead BI Forum (more...)
It’s Tuesday morning, and later today delegates will be starting to arrive in Brighton for the 5th Annual Rittman Mead BI Forum, running again at the Hotel Seattle down at Brighton Marina. Around seventy of Europe’s most experienced OBIEE, ODI and Essbase developers will be getting together to discuss (more...)
Over the past couple of week Charlie Berger has put together a few videos on Oracle Data Miner and has posted these on YouTube. Below are the links to these videos and to the YouTube videos I made back in 2011 on the Oracle Data Miner.
Oracle Data Miner Comes (more...)