Take Part in the BI Survey 15, and Have Your Voice Heard!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 by

Long-term readers of this blog will know that we’ve supported for many years the BI Survey, an independent survey of BI tools customers and implementors. Rittman Mead have no (financial or other) interest in the BI Survey or its organisers, but we like the way it gathers in detailed data on which tools work best […]

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, […]

Introducing Oracle Big Data Discovery Part 3: Data Exploration and Visualization

Friday, February 27th, 2015 by

In the first two posts in this series, we looked at what Oracle Big Data Discovery is and how you can use it to sample, cleanse and then catalog data in your Hadoop-based data reservoir. At the end of that second post we’d loaded some webserver log data into BDD, and then uploaded some additional […]

Introducing Oracle Big Data Discovery Part 2: Data Transformation, Wrangling and Exploration

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by

In yesterday’s post I looked at Oracle Big Data Discovery and how it brought the search and analytic capabilities of Endeca to Hadoop. We looked at how the Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Studio application works with a version of the Endeca Server engine to analyse and visualise sample sets of data from the Hadoop cluster, […]

Introducing Oracle Big Data Discovery Part 1: “The Visual Face of Hadoop”

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 by

Oracle Big Data Discovery was released last week, the latest addition to Oracle’s big data tools suite that includes Oracle Big Data SQL, ODI and it’s Hadoop capabilities and Oracle GoldenGate for Big Data 12c. Introduced by Oracle as “the visual face of Hadoop”, Big Data Discovery combines the data discovery and visualisation elements of Oracle Endeca […]

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