OBIEE11G Scripting – generate XUDML and change the password of the connection pools

Monday, November 7th, 2011 by

Imagine that you want to migrate your RPD to different environments.  By using scripting utilities you can generate a new RPD and make changes for the new RPD in the generated file.  The  original RPD will be exported to  UDML or XUDML , in the generated file you can make changes for future RPD.  For […]

Geography Hierarchies

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 by

I have been thinking about address a lot recently, in part it was moving house and all of the 1001 people that need to be notified. In the main, though, it was thoughts inspired by a data warehouse project I am working on. For this DWH people are geo-located by their street address, but for […]

Oracle BI EE 11g – Released & Available for Download

Saturday, August 14th, 2010 by

Looks like BI EE 11g silently made it to OTN yesterday. The software is available for download now. It can be downloaded from here.  Currently its available only for Windows (32 bit & 64 bit) & Linux (32 bit & 64 bit). Watch out this blog for detailed postings on new features and the changes […]

Kaleidoscope is a Wrap

Thursday, July 1st, 2010 by

Every year, ODTUG shows why Kaleidoscope is the premier conference for the technical hacks in all of us. I can’t remember a time when I learned so much, had so many great conversations, and felt more at home than this year. The content was spectacular across the board, and even though Open World is looming […]

Realtime BI Is Not Realtime DW

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 by

This posting is slightly edited to clarify that the majority of  the post is about using transactional or transactionally structured sources for reporting. One of the points I make early on in my talk “Getting Real Data Warehouse Loading as it Happens” is that realtime business intelligence is not the same as realtime data warehousing; […]

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