OBIEE SampleApp in The Cloud: Importing VirtualBox Machines to AWS EC2

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by

Virtualisation has revolutionised how we work as developers. A decade ago, using new software would mean trying to find room on a real tin server to install it, hoping it worked, and if it didn’t, picking apart the pieces probably leaving the server in a worse state than it was to begin with. Nowadays, we […]

Rittman Mead Announce New Partnerships with Cloudera and Amazon Web Services

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 by

To complement our strategic partnership with Oracle Corporation, Rittman Mead are very pleased to announce two new technology partnerships to complement our Oracle-based services; with Cloudera, the industry-leading Hadoop software vendor, and with Amazon Web Services, the infrastructure-as-a-service provider that’s become the standard for deploying highly-available, secure cloud applications. As business intelligence, analytics and data […]

Thoughts on Using Amazon Redshift as a Replacement for an Oracle Data Warehouse

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 by

Recently, my colleague, Pete Carpenter, described a proof of concept we carried out using Amazon Redshift as the data warehouse storage layer in a system capturing data from Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) using Attunity CloudBeam in conjunction with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) for specialised ETL processing and Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) as the reporting tool. […]

Building an Amazon Redshift Data Warehouse using ODI and Attunity Part 2 : Using ODI and OBIEE with Redshift as a Target/Source

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 by

In my post yesterday we stepped through the initial set up and staging load for a data warehouse using Amazon Redshift and Attunity, for eventual use with OBIEE and ODI. Now that we have our source data in Redshift, let’s look at transforming it into a star schema using ODI, by initially looking how we […]

Building an Amazon Redshift Data Warehouse using ODI and Attunity Part 1 : Configuring Redshift, and CDC Using Attunity

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 by

One of our longstanding Oracle customers recently asked us to put together a proof-of-concept DW system using Amazon Redshift as the data warehouse database, rather than Oracle Database. The main driver for this was the economics of running Redshift in the cloud vs. Oracle on-premise, or using Amazon RDS, and they were also interested in […]

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