SampleApp v406 – Automatic startup of OBIEE

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 by

Last week Oracle released v406 of SampleApp. SampleApp is a one-stop-shop for a demonstration of pretty much any conceivable thing that OBIEE is capable of, and then some more on top of it. It is a VirtualBox appliance with everything on the one machine (Database, OBIEE, Endeca, TimesTen, Essbase, etc), and demonstrates basic analysis building […]

Tips and Tricks for the OBIEE linux sysadmin

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 by

As well as industry-leading solution architecture, consultancy and training on Oracle BI, here at Rittman Mead we also provide expert services in implementation and support of such systems. In this blog I want to share some of the things I find useful when working with OBIEE on a Linux system. OBIEE Linux start up script […]

screen and OBIEE

Friday, May 11th, 2012 by

With the recent delivery of the Rittman Mead Exalytics server, I have been fortunate enough to be spending time setting it up, most of it at a Linux terminal window. One of the tools I come back to, again and again, is screen. It allows one to be so much more productive that I want […]

Running the OBIEE Administratiol tool on Unix using Wine

Sunday, December 13th, 2009 by

The other day I was playing with getting OWB11gR2, which at the time of this writing, has only been released under Linux and Solaris, to run under Windows. In the pursuing comments Jon Mead threw down the gauntlet and asked if I could figure out a way to run the OBIEE Administration tool under Linux. […]

OWB 11gR2 Workspace Creation Issues

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 by

First of all, I’d like to thank David Allan of the OWB Product Team for helping me solve the problem I discuss below… and also for identifying what he thinks to be the cause. A few days after Oracle Database 11gR2 was available, I went about building my first VM to test both the database […]

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