Whats the best way to communicate with a fish? Drop them a line! (or Give them a wave) Apparently, last week we had the most depressing Monday of the year. Post xmas blues, no money, yuck weather. So I’m glad thats over and we can all get back to being positive about the year ahead: […]Read More Past the Worst of It
Christmas and New Year this year was spent on a yacht cruising around the British Virgin Islands, which is the best place in the world. A yacht with family in the sunshine is fantastic and the BVIs this year were quiet, making it even better. One island we visited is owned by Larry, no not […]Read More End of The OBIEE Year
While Storm Brian batters the UK, Oracle batters us with update after Update!. I am especially looking forward to Oracle XE 18. It’s clear to me that the pace of Oracle change is picking up, and that we all need to embrace that change. This month the DBA role was questioned with the introduction of […]Read More Good Oracle, Bad Project Manager
A quick search for OBIEE jobs last week (for no reason at all!) showed just how many jobs there are out there still. Indeed has over 1300 jpbs. Obviuosly some are duplicate and not all pure OBIEE jobs, but it does show that its still worth keeping the skills up, so read, read read.. My […]Read More OBIEE Jobs Market Going Strong
Applying security in OBIEE involves a myriad of controls that weave layers of protective barriers over the data. There are three Main layers, each with it own strata that work in isolation or in association with the other layers. The main layers (from bottom to top) are: Database OBIEE Application Location The Location layer […]Read More OBIEE Security – Layers
The great thing about working on OBIEE projects is that when you come back from holiday (Got back last night from Croatia), you can get excited wbout going bck into the office. In fact, I cant wait til Monday – So I am going in tomorrow. Heres what i found today…. Blogs of the week […]Read More OBIEE Beats the Holiday Blues- Again!
With just one more holiday to get through before back to work, there’s just enough time to catch up with the latest blogs we read this month. Also happening this month were the speaker announcements for UKOUG, and unfortunately I didn’t make the cut. With so many submissions for a limited number of slots, I […]Read More OBIEE is not dead, just has a new name
I used to get earache on flights, but not any more … this year I’m booking my kids five rows back Why don’t mummies go on summer vacation? They are afraid to relax and unwind! The sun has got his hat on in Europe this week – time to head indoors, and enjoy the shade, […]Read More Summer Fun with OBIEE
This week we have a great collection of updates – Including a great blog from Stephen Few, and some free stuff from Oracle. We also see some more tips from the prolific Red Stack team – keep them coming guys! I hope this week finds you on a beach, refreshing yourselves, and learning new stuff […]Read More Summer Holiday Reading for OBIEE Fans.
I was stuck in Bermuda last month while everyone had a great time at Kscope17! So, for me, and everyone else who missed the fun, here are a selection of post event blogs, and some links to the actual content. Next year I will certianly try to go over for Kscope18 – http://www.kscope18.odtug.com/ which will […]Read More #Kscope17
This week we have a look at some DV blogs If you would like to trial – and you should – then download free here:http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/oracle-data-visualization/index.html By far the best way to learn DV is to watch the Data Viz Daily series from Kevin McGinley. Available on You Tube https://www.youtube.com 1. Adel Naser compares the Two […]Read More Data Visualisation Desktop and Data Visual Analyzer
Finally, our follow up to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands On Tutorial has been released. The new book is named Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 12c – Second Edition. Co-authored with myself, Christian Screen and Haroun Khan, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise 12c – Second Edition is described as “A comprehensive guide from Oracle […]Read More OBIEE 12c Book Published
Auto-correct can be your own worst enema. Charles Dickens walks into a bar and orders a Martini. The Barman says: “Olive or Twist?” Claustrophobic people are at their best when thinking outside the box. Seriously, have a look out of the window. Its sunny, the economy is doing great, there are lots of OBIEE Jobs […]Read More OBIEE, You’re soo cool
My mate has been fired from his job at a dress alteration company. Apparently he didn’t turn up enough. OK, lets keep up the pace this year. Soo much to learn in the OBIEE world, so little time. Lets talk about size. How big is your OBIEE? I was recently at an OBIEE presentation and […]Read More Catching Up with OBIEE News