Security patches released for OBIEE 11.1.1.7/11.1.1.9, and ODI DQ 11.1.1.3

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 by

Oracle issued their quarterly Critical Patch Update yesterday, and with it notice of several security issues of note: The most serious for OBIEE (CVE-2013-2186) rates 7.5 (out of 10) on the CVSS scale, affecting the OBIEE Security Platform on both 11.1.1.7 and 11.1.1.9. The access vector is by the network, there’s no authentication required, and it […]

Essbase Studio checkModelInSyncExternal Error

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by

This week I am back at one of my favourite clients to assist with some issues since the latest upgrade to 11.1.1.9. These guys are seriously technical and know their stuff, so when issues pop up I’m always ready for an interesting and challenging day in the office. As with all the recent 11g versions, […]

How Engaged Are Your OBIEE Users?

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by

Following on from Jon’s blog post “User Engagement: Why does it matter?”, I would like to take this one step further by talking about measurement. At Rittman Mead we believe that if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. So how do you measure user engagement? Metrics User engagement for OBIEE is like most […]

Rittman Mead at ODTUG KScope’15, Hollywood Florida

Friday, June 19th, 2015 by

ODTUG KScope’15 is running in Hollywood, Florida next week and Rittman Mead are running a number of sessions during the week on OBIEE, Essbase, ODI and Big Data. I’ve personally been attending ODTUG KScope (or “Kaleidoscope”, as it used to be known) for many years now and it’s the best developer-centric conference we go to, […]

Replicating Hive Data Into Oracle BI Cloud Service for Visual Analyzer using BICS Data Sync

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 by

In yesterday’s post on using Oracle Big Data Discovery with Oracle Visual Analyzer in Oracle BI Cloud Service, I said mid-way through the article that I had to copy the Hadoop data into BI Cloud Service so that Visual Analyzer could use it; at present Oracle Visual Analyzer is only available as part of Oracle […]

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