Preview of Maria Colgan, and Andrew Bond/Stewart Bryson Sessions at RM BI Forum 2014

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 by

We’ve got a great selection of presentations at the two upcoming Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 events in Brighton and Atlanta, including sessions on Endeca, TimesTen, OBIEE (of course), ODI, GoldenGate, Essbase and Big Data (full timetable for both events here). Two of the sessions I’m particularly looking forward to though are ones by Maria […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 Registration Now Open – Don’t Miss Out!

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by

Just a quick reminder to say that registration for the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 is now open, with the speaker and presentation list now up on the event website. As with previous years, the BI Forum runs in Brighton on the first week, and then moves over to Atlanta on the second, with the […]

Using Sqoop for Loading Oracle Data into Hadoop on the BigDataLite VM

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 by

This is old-hat for most Hadoop veterans, but I’ve been meaning to note it on the blog for a while, for anyone who’s first encounter with Hadoop is Oracle’s BigDataLite VM. Most people looking to bring external data into Hadoop, do so through flat-file exports that they then import into HDFS, using the “hadoop fs” […]

Running R on Hadoop using Oracle R Advanced Analytics for Hadoop

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 by

When most people think about analytics and Hadoop, they tend to think of technologies such as Hive, Pig and Impala as the main tools a data analyst uses. When you talk to data analysts and data scientists though, they’ll usually tell you that their primary tool when working on Hadoop and big data sources is […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 Now Open for Registration!

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 by

I’m very pleased to announce that the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 running in Brighton and Atlanta, May 2014, is now open for registration. Keeping the format as before – a single stream at each event, world-class speakers and expert-level presentations, and a strictly-limited number of attendees – this is the premier Oracle BI tech […]

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