BI Forum Lunch

Not only were the presentations excellent, but the food was great too. Although we did sneak off to the pier for fish and chips and donuts one lunchtime. Mind you our hotel was a bit odd! and Mark is very scary!

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Love Hate Essbase in OBIEE

Just you just love the speed of reporting on Essbase Cubes. Building the cubes is super fast. Having a simple report with one Measure is a pleasure to to build and run. Now try doing anything that OBIEE is good at. How about having a flat hierarchy? No Ok, what about Bins? No? surely we […]

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What is BI Apps?

I keep getting this question, along with how does Informatica interact with the OBIEE, and just what is the DAC? BI Apps can simply be described as 4 repositories. – rpd file for BI Server– Webcat files for Presentation catalog– xml files for DAC– rep file for Infomatica After you have installed the Oracle Database […]

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Bee Eye

All I can say is ‘thanks Borkur’ The first evening was initially led by Mark, but after he had paid the bill for everyone at the curry house, he sneaked off for an early night.So up stepped Borkur to save the day, and the rest, as they say, is history. Looking forward to the sessions […]

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A sneak preview of 11g?

I think I have found my favorite client. Not only are we analysing 4GB of data, 4 times every day, in a 10 minute ETL, but we’re adding some cool features to the dashboards. One feature is tree view. Those who use APEX will be familiar with how these work, and I suspect it’s the […]

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