This is the second blog post of my series on examining the clusters that are predicted for by an Oracle Data Mining model for your data. In my previous blog post I should you how to use CLUSTER_ID and CLUSTER_PROBABILITY functions. These are the core of what you will be used when working with clusters and automating the process.
In this blog post I will look at what details are used by the clustering (more...)
Announcing the Dodeca Spreadsheet Management System, Version 7 and the Dodeca Excel Add-In for Essbase
The Dodeca Spreadsheet Management System provides customers the ability to automate spreadsheet functionality, reducing the risk of spreadsheet errors while increasing productivity. It combines unprecedented ease-of-use for business users using spreadsheets for planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis tasks. It also provides a robust, (more...)
When building predictive models the data scientist can spend a large amount of time examining the models produced and how they work and perform on their hold out sample data sets. They do this to understand is the model gives a good general representation of the data and can identify/predict many different scenarios. When the "best" model has been selected then this is typically deployed is some sort of reporting environment, where a list is (more...)
Oracle Data Visualisation Desktop has the feature of being able to include some advanced analytics. In a previous blog post I showed you how to go about installing Oracle R Distribution on your desktop/client machine. This will allow you to make use of some of the advanced analytics features of Oracle Data Visualization Desktop.
The best way to get started with using the advanced analytics features of Oracle Data Visualization Desktop, is to ignore that (more...)
Oracle Data Visualization comes with all the typical features you have with Visual Analyzer that is part of BICS, DVCS and OBIEE.
An additional install you may want to do is to install the R language for Oracle Data Visualization Desktop. This is required to enable the Advanced Analytics feature of the tool.
After installing Data Visualisation Desktop when you open the Advanced Analytics section and try to add one of the Advanced Analytics graphing (more...)
Using Oracle Data Visualisation is just the same or very similar as to using the Cloud version of the tool.
In this blog post I will walk you through the steps you need to perform the first time you use the Oracle Data Visualization client tool and to quickly create some visualizations.
Step 1 - Create a Connection to your Oracle DB and Schema
After opening Oracle Data Visualisation client tool client on the Data (more...)
After a bit of a long wait Oracle have finally release Oracle Data Visualization for the desktop. The desktop version of this tool is only available for Windows desktops at the moment. I'm sure Oracle will be bringing out versions of other OS soon (I hope).
To get you hands on the Oracle Data Visualization to to the following OTN webpage (click on this image)
After downloading has finished, you can run the installer.
When you install R you also get a set of pre-compiled datasets. These are great for trying out many of the features that are available with R and all the new packages that are being produced on an almost daily basis.
The exact list of data sets available will depend on the version of R that you are using.
To get the list of available data sets in R you can run the following.
We have our next DAMA Ireland event/meeting coming up on the 5th May, and will be in our usual venue of Bank of Ireland, 1 Grand Canal Dock.
Our meeting will cover two topics. The main topic for the evening will be on Data Protection. We have Daragh O'Brien (MD of Castlebridge Associate) presenting on this. Daragh is also the Global Data Privacy Officer for DAMA International. He has also been invoked in contributing to (more...)
Like me, if you are a big user of Discoverer, you would have been alarmed at the news a few years ago that Oracle was dropping the tool.
Well, once I got over my alarm I started to think about how my clients could maximize their use of the at times millions of dollars of investment.
Oracle Corporation’s statement of direction implies that they will not force you off of Discoverer and (more...)
To start Weblogic from the command line, follow these steps:
- Open a CMD window
- Navigate to the bin folder for Weblogic. Mine is located at C:\oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\ClassicDomain\bin
- Run startweblogic.cmd
- Provide a username - in my case weblogic
- Provide the password
- When started, leave the CMD window open
Next, I (more...)
You have heard about the cloud? Right? Even the Oracle Cloud?
If you haven't, then maybe we need to look at how you can learn more about the Oracle Cloud.
Over the past while, and in the past few weeks in particular, Oracle has been advertising about how you can get a trail Oracle cloud service setup for FREE. Well it is free for one month when you set it up on the Oracle website (more...)
If you have written an EJB that uses a obiee report saved in the catalog as an arguement and you are trying to invoke this EJB using Actions in OBIEE 188.8.131.52 then you might get the following error.
Oracle has a process to migrate the policy store from one environment to another and is described @ http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E14571_01/core.1111/e10043/addlsecfea.htm#JISEC3593
There is no question that massive data is being generated in greater volumes than ever before. Along with the traditional data set, new data sources as sensors, application logs, IOT devices, and social networks are adding to data growth. Unlike traditional ETL platforms like Informatica, ODI, DataStage that are largely proprietary commercial products, the majority of Big ETL platforms are powered by open source.
With many execution engines, customers are always curious about their usage (more...)