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Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) Agile Analytics

Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) is the cloud based version of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition. The Cloud BI service brings a low-cost, enterprise-class analytics environment, with built-in mobile capabilities, to users across an organization, regardless of technical level. “Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service, with built-in mobile capabilities, will speed and improve decision-making across

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Top Ten Best Practices in Oracle Data Integrator Projects

This post assumes that you have some level of familiarity with Oracle Data Integrator. Please refer to the ODI Tutorial for a quick introduction, or to the complete ODI documentation for detailed information. Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) is a very powerful product when handled correctly. Unfortunately, some mistakes may lead to dramatic results in Integration

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OBIEE new features

Cintra has been involved with this release and we are currently implementing and upgrading serveral of our environments to this release.  Aside from the many bugs that this release has squashed from OBIEE, this micro release brings several new features to software suite that are very welcomed. This is the first major patch release

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OBIEE – Configuring Multiple Repositories and Presentation Service in the same Machine

This chapter explains how to go about setting up multiple Oracle BI presentation services, each configured to access a different repository file (RPD) running on the BI Server. The thing is that you can easily set up the BI server so that it manages more than one RPD file. This is done by the follow

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OBIEE – Checking Global Consistency before saving

When you save the repository, make sure the system will check the Global Consistency first. NOTE:  YOU MUST REMOVE ALL ERROR AND WARNING PROBLEMS.  THE WARNING MESSAGES CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS WHEN YOU DESIGN THE REPORTS.

OBIEE – Defining Presentation Column Names

Define the friendly column names to make easier the users interpretation. Don’t use the same name defined on the Logical Column name. See the example below:

OBIEE – Defining Presentation Catalog and Presentation Tables

Defining friendly Presentation Catalog name to make easier the users understand what the purpose of this catalog is. Define the Presentation Tables using the follow rules: Don’t drag and drop the all logical tables without any customization. As a good practice, create as minimal tables as possible. Try to create consistent tables with the dimensions

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OBIEE – Defining Aggregation method for each metric

Published by in BI & ETL, OBIEE on December 15th, 2009

Define the aggregation method for the metrics in you fact tables. See image below:


A simple one today, but a question I get asked regularly is the difference between OBIEE+ and OBISE1. OBISE1 is a cut down version of OBIEE+ designed to cater for entry level deals however both are based on the same technology platform. The differences between the 2 are: OBIEE+ Can be licenced either by Named

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OBIEE – Oracle BI EE – Connectivity to Essbase – First Impressions

I had some time today to quickly install Essbase and BI EE to test out the newly added feature of Essbase connectivity. Following are the list of bare minimum components that you would need to get this up and running. 1.   BI EE – If you are doing an upgrade from an earlier release

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