After 18 months of hard work, Applied OLAP is proud to announce the general availability of the Dodeca Spreadsheet Management System, version 7, and the all-new 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...)
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...)
Are you having trouble starting Weblogic on Windows and thus unable to start the WLS_DISCO service? If so, you can start Wenlogic from the command line.
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...)
While surfing net stumbled upon Big Data Landscape for 2016 image and it was very impressive to see many more new Animals in Big Data Zoo.
Hope This Helps
Sunil S Ranka
This blog is less about a solution and more about an information.
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 126.96.36.199 then you might get the following error.
Assertion failure: false at line 1320 of project/webhttp/httpstream.cpp[[
My last article
talked about a maintenance and hassle free mechanism to implement security. The article moved the security architecture to roles created in EM. The next logical step is to move the roles from one environment to another because lets face it, manually creating roles is a lot of effort.
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...)
This blog talks about a hassle free mechanism of OBIEE security implementation with almost zero overhead.
We will first look at the data level security implementation and then extend it to object level security.Data Level Security:
Data level security is usually implemented using database tables. These tables store the users and the filter (more...)
In the last week or so, we placed an updated version of the Next Generation Outline Extractor on our website. This version provides support for some updated Essbase versions, including 188.8.131.52.002, 184.108.40.206.003, and 220.127.116.11.005. More importantly, it addresses a bug where alias names were improperly associated with parent members when using the MaxL extraction source.. This bug was reported to us by a (more...)
This Business Intelligence article discusses one very important question “Have we lost the true meaning and purpose of Business Intelligence?”
In summary, it says that the bottom line for any Business Intelligence is to increase profit and performance and if done wrong it is absolute waste of time and money.
So if your management is hooked on the Big-Data wagon and fantasizing about the hidden gold behind the untapped data sources such as social (more...)
Ever wondered, how may startups or companies did Google acquire so far and how much did it pay for them?
But the main question is, what happened to the acquired companies? Was it all waste of money?
With the recent re-structuring, Google became a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., which now owns most of the parts.
Using infocaptor kpi dashboard software, we analyze the list of companies, products and services that Google has acquired (more...)
In this analysis, we will visualize the relation between the Age at Presidency, State of Birth and birth sign.
Read more at: www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/presidents-of-usa-and-their-birth-signs-sankey-visualization
One of the features of Dodeca is read-write functionality to SQL databases. We often get questions as to how to write data back to a relational database, so I thought I would post a quick blog entry for our customers to reference.
This example will use a simple table structure in SQL Server though the concepts are the same when using Oracle, DB2, and most other relational databases. The example will use a simple Dodeca (more...)
The hourly rate in any consulting business or practice increases by the years of experience in the field.
Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/us-consumer-law-attorney-rates
Bigfoot and UFO remain elusive but know their ways to make news from time to time.
Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/bigfoot-vs-ufo-analytics
Olive Garden is one of the favorite destination for Italian food and today we got hold of the entire Olive Garden menu along with their nutrition data.
A typical meal at Olive Garden starts with a drink, appetizers [free bread sticks], main dish and finally the desert.
So going in the same sequence let see what the data menu for Wine and Beer has to offer.
Amount of Carbs per serving in your favorite Wine (more...)
If we look into the SEC data for Microsoft and other tech companies, Microsoft spends the most in Research and Development from [by dollar]
Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/list-of-acquisitions-by-microsoft-a-data-journey