Videos such as: Hackers are Reputation Thieves
and Creating a Studio chart using data from multiple views
Product Management have released the Statement of Direction for Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer Tools. This document is available to download from My Oracle Support. It contains vital information about:
- Oracle’s Product Strategy
- Oracle’s Support Policy
- Oracle’s Recommendations to Customers
This blog by Brendan Tierney says, “In Oracle Data Miner you can use the Explore Node to gather an initial set of statistics for your dataset. As part of this you will also get a bar chart that shows the distributions of the values contained within each attribute.”
He says that the default bar chart is a little basic and he then goes through the steps in order to change the bar chart to 3D.
Steve Yeung has previously covered in this series:
In this 4th blog of the series, he goes through setting border, fonts, background and colours.
Pravin Khadakkar goes through a scenario where the customer is implementing BI Apps 7964 based on E-Business source system. The source system has been configured for two sets of business lines within a flagship company. One is retail while other one is around oil, which is very valid business scenario in modern businesses. The retail and oil business have different ledgers with different type of calendars.
He says, “this blog is an attempt to showcase the configuration which I have done to achieve multiple calendar implementations within single business analytics warehouse.”
He looks at Calendar Formats, Calendar Categories and Calendar Configuration.
Andrew Fagence says, “Within OBIEE 11g, it is possible to highly customise the appearance and the ‘look and feel’. This is because the UI (User Interface) within OBIEE 11g is compiled and generated from a script which can be edited. There are 3 main components which controls the appearance of the UI which are Styles, Skins and Messages.”
He then explores the difference between the three components. He goes on to explain how to modify and deploy custom skins. In the second part of the article,he says that he will explain how to deploy and configure custom styles and messages.
6. On-Demand: Why Integrate OBIEE, Essbase, and Hyperion?
This recording from KPI Partners covers:
- Part 1 – What is all this stuff? (OBIEE, Essbase, Hyperion)
- Part 2 – Differences Between BI & EPM
- Part 3 – Why Integrate BI & EPM?
- Part 4 – Integration Success Stories
- Part 5 – OBIEE/Essbase Integration Demo
- Part 6 – Q&A Session
This blog by SQLdepbeta says, “I spoke with my DBA friend today who runs an Oracle data-warehouse that’s about 2 terabytes big, at an international bank. I asked him: “What are some typical problems that users, data analysts, and DB developers have, that make you want to pull your hair out?”
They say that in his friend’s experience, the vast majority of performance problems fall into the following categories:
Daan Bakboord says it is possible to configure either a Full- or an Incremental Load in Oracle BIA. He says that first you start with the Informatica Mapping. He tells us exactly how to do it here.
This article by Alex Woodie says, “We’re in the middle of a revolution in data analytics, where old beliefs and approaches are being discarded as new technologies emerge.”
After exploring the comparisons, this post concludes by saying, “There is no perfect tool, it’s up to the individuals, from company visionaries to architects, from engineers and project managers to make things work perfectly. But knowing the limitation of each tools, I hope it can drive future improvement of these technologies, but more importantly, help the decision makers to make the right decision from the beginning.”
Daan Bakboord encourages us to educate ourselves, network and immerse ourselves in some real problems. He also recommends viewing the Addidici blogger database for some superb reading material.
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