Last Chance to Register for the Brighton Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015!

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 by

It’s just a week to go until the start of the Brighton Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015, with the optional one-day masterclass starting on Wednesday, May 6th at 10am and the event opening with a reception and Oracle keynote later in the evening. Spaces are still available if you want to book now, but we […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 Now Open for Registration!

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by

I’m very pleased to announce that the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015, running in Brighton and Atlanta in May 2015, is now open for registration. Back for its seventh successful year, the Rittman Mead BI Forum once again will be showcasing the best speakers and presentations on topics around Oracle Business Intelligence and data warehousing, […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 Call for Papers Now Open!

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 by

I’m very pleased to announce that the Call for Papers for the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 is now open, with abstract submissions open to January 18th 2015. As in previous years the BI Forum will run over consecutive weeks in Brighton, UK and Atlanta, GA, with the provisional dates and venues as below: Brighton, […]

News and Updates from Oracle Openworld 2014

Saturday, October 4th, 2014 by

It’s the Saturday after Oracle Openworld 2014, and I’m now home from San Francisco and back in the UK. It’s been a great week as usual, with lots of product announcements and updates to the BI, DW and Big Data products we use on current projects. Here’s my take on what was announced this last […]

Using Oracle GoldenGate for Trickle-Feeding RDBMS Transactions into Hive and HDFS

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by

A few months ago I wrote a post on the blog around using Apache Flume to trickle-feed log data into HDFS and Hive, using the Rittman Mead website as the source for the log entries. Flume is a good technology to use for this type of capture requirement as it captures log entries, HTTP calls, […]

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