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, […]

Data Integration Tips: ODI – Use Scenarios in packages

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 by

  Here is another question I often hear during ODI Bootcamp or I often read in the ODI Space on OTN : In a package, should I directly use mappings (or interfaces prior to 12c) or is it better to use the scenarios generated from these mappings? An ODI package is a workflow used to sequence the different steps of […]

Endeca Information Discovery Integration with Oracle BI Apps 11.1.1.8.1

Saturday, January 31st, 2015 by

One of the new features that made its way into Oracle BI Apps 11.1.1.8.1, and that completely passed me by at the time, was integration with Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.1 via a new ODI11g plug-in. As this new integration brings the Endeca “faceted search” and semi-structured data analysis capabilities to the BI Apps this […]

Data Integration Tips: ODI – One Data Server with several Physical Schemas

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 by

Yes, I’m hijacking the “Data Integration Tips” series of my colleague Michael Rainey (@mRainey) and I have no shame! DISCLAIMER This tip is intended for newcomers in the ODI world and is valid with all the versions of ODI. It’s nothing new, it has been posted by other authors on different blogs. But I see […]

OBIEE and ODI on Hadoop : Next-Generation Initiatives To Improve Hive Performance

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 by

The other week I posted a three-part series (part 1, part 2 and part 3) on going beyond MapReduce for Hadoop-based ETL, where I looked at a typical Apache Pig dataflow-style ETL process and showed how Apache Tez and Apache Spark can potentially make these processes run faster and make better use of in-memory processing. […]

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