Using Groovy instead of WLST for OBIEE Systems Management

Monday, February 17th, 2014 by

I remember some years back when Rittman Mead first received the OBIEE 11g beta and I tried installing it for the first time. It was a nightmare. If you think the 11.1.1.3 release was challenging, you should have tried working with any one of the betas. It was with these first few releases that Weblogic […]

MDS XML versus MUDE Part 3: Configuring MDS XML with Git

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 by

In the previous installment of this series, I gave an overview of MUDE (multi-user development environment), and described it’s strengths and weaknesses, hopefully presenting a fair assessment on both sides. For a recap, here are three properties that I think any metadata layer development (and really… any development period) should adhere to: Multiple users should […]

Integrating Oracle WebCenter and Oracle BI EE Part 3 : Adding BI Content to Custom Portal Applications

Monday, September 10th, 2012 by

In the previous two postings in this series I looked at Oracle’s WebCenter Portal application at a high-level, and then explained how analyses and other BI content from OBIEE 11g could be added to WebCenter Portal : Spaces applications. In most cases, if you’re predominantly a BI developer this is as close as you’ll come […]

Configuring OBI 11g to use port 80

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 by

Introduction By default, OBI 11g will listen for connections on port 7001 or port 9704 depending on your installation type. There are several reasons you may want to change this, and one of them would be to make it use port 80, the default http port. If you use port 80, then you don’t have […]

Changing your password in OBIEE 11G.

Thursday, October 13th, 2011 by

Since the release of OBIEE 11G, one of the questions asked relates to what most people consider a fairly basic bit of functionality: how can a user change his/her own password ? The simple answer is that, out of the box, this is not (yet) supported in the 11G release, unless the user has administrative […]

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