Rittman Mead at BIWA Summit 2015

Monday, January 26th, 2015 by

I’m writing this in my hotel room in downtown San Francisco, with my colleague Francesco Tisiot flying in tonight and US colleagues Jordan Meyer, Daniel Adams and Andy Rocha travelling down tomorrow and Monday for next week’s BIWA Summit 2015. The Business Intelligence, Warehousing and Analytics SIG is a part of IOUG and this year […]

Rittman Mead’s Development Cluster, EM12c and the Blue Mendora VMware EM Plugin

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by

For development and testing purposes, Rittman Mead run a VMWare VSphere cluster made up of a number of bare-metal servers hosting Linux, Windows and other VMs. Our setup has grown over the years from a bunch of VMs running on Mac Mini servers to where we are now, and was added-to considerably over the past twelve […]

Using Oracle Big Data SQL to Add Dimensions and Attributes to Hadoop Reporting

Sunday, January 11th, 2015 by

In a previous post I looked at using Oracle’s new Big Data SQL product with ODI12c, where I used Big Data SQL to expose two Hive tables as Oracle external tables, and then join them using the BETWEEN operator, something that’s not possible with regular HiveQL. In this post I’m going to look at using […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 Call for Papers Now Open – Closes on Jan 18th 2015

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 by

The Call for Papers for the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 is currently open, with abstract submissions open to January 18th 2015. As in previous years the BI Forum will run over consecutive weeks in Brighton, UK and Atlanta, GA, with the provisional dates and venues as below: Brighton, UK : Hotel Seattle, Brighton, UK […]

Top 10 Rittman Mead Blog Posts from 2014

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 by

It’s the afternoon of New Year’s Eve over in the UK, so to round the year off here’s the top 10 blog posts from 2014 from the Rittman Mead blog, based on Google Analytics stats (page views for 2014 in brackets, only includes articles posted in 2014) Using Sqoop for Loading Oracle Data into Hadoop […]

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