Introduction to Oracle BI Cloud Service : Provisioning Data

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 by

In the first post in this series I looked at the new Oracle BI Cloud Service, which went GA over the weekend and which Rittman Mead have been using these past few weeks as part of a beta release. In the first post I looked at what BICS is and who its aimed at in […]

Introduction to Oracle BI Cloud Service : Product Overview

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by

Long-term readers of this blog will probably know that I’m enthusiastic about the possibilities around running OBIEE in the cloud, and over the past few weeks Rittman Mead have been participating in the beta program for release one of Oracle’s Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS). BICS went GA over the weekend and is now live […]

Using Oracle GoldenGate for Trickle-Feeding RDBMS Transactions into Hive and HDFS

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by

A few months ago I wrote a post on the blog around using Apache Flume to trickle-feed log data into HDFS and Hive, using the Rittman Mead website as the source for the log entries. Flume is a good technology to use for this type of capture requirement as it captures log entries, HTTP calls, […]

Analyzing Twitter Data using Datasift, MongoDB, Hive and ODI12c

Monday, September 8th, 2014 by

Last week I posted an article on the blog around analysing Twitter data using Datasift, MongoDB and Pig, where I used the Datasift service to stream tweets about Rittman Mead into a MongoDB NoSQL database, and then queried the dataset using Pig. The context for this is the idea of a “data reservoir”, where we […]

Analyzing Twitter Data using Datasift, MongoDB and Pig

Friday, September 5th, 2014 by

If you followed our recent postings on the updated Oracle Information Management Reference Architecture, one of the key concepts we talk about is the “data reservoir”. This is a pool of additional data that you can add to your data warehouse, typically stored on Hadoop or NoSQL databases, where you store unstructured, semi-structured or unprocessed […]

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