Michael Armstrong-Smith Answers Your Discoverer Questions

Thursday, January 8th, 2009 by

Our good friend Michael Armstrong-Smith has just started a new initiative on his website, with a new series of free “Ask Michael” Webinars starting January 14th 2009. Michael is well known in the Discoverer world as the author of the Oracle Press Discoverer 10g Handbook (for which I guest-authored the chapter on Discoverer for OLAP, […]

Automatic migration of a Discoverer EUL to an OBIEE Repository

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 by

The latest release of OBIEE, version 10.1.3.4 comes with a brand new demo repository and dashboards, that Mark already talked about, in this post. This is not the only new thing to come with this latest release. For the first time now, Oracle makes available a tool that allows the BI administrator to automatically generate […]

Live from Denmark

Sunday, September 7th, 2008 by

I’m currently sitting in my hotel room in Fredericia, Denmark, as tomorrow I’m running a customized version of our OBIEE course for a new customer over here. I flew in to Copenhagen Airport late this afternoon and then got the train from the airport to where I am now; the journey on the train was […]

Resolving Fan Traps and Circular Joins using OBIEE

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 by

If you’re looking to migrate data from a Discoverer system to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, one of the first things you’ll probably end up thinking about is how your (not necessarily star schema-based) End User Layer will translated to a (star schema mandatory) Common Enterprise Information Model. In particular, Discoverer allows tables to have […]

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