Final Timetable and Agenda for the Brighton and Atlanta BI Forums, May 2014

Monday, April 14th, 2014 by

It’s just a few weeks now until the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 events in Brighton and Atlanta, and there’s still a few spaces left at both events if you’d still like to come – check out the main BI Forum 2014 event page, and the booking links for Brighton (May 7th – 9th 2014) […]

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 Oracle R Enterprise to Analyze Large In-Database Datasets

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 by

The other week I posted an article on the blog about Oracle R Advanced Analytics for Hadoop, part of Oracle’s Big Data Connectors and used for running certain types of R analysis over a Hadoop cluster. ORAAH lets you move data in and out of HDFS and Hive and into in-memory R data frames, and […]

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 […]

Previewing the New OBIEE 11.1.1.7 SampleApp

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 by

OBIEE 11.1.1.7 came out a few weeks ago, and recently we looked at Hadoop integration, one of the more interesting new features in this release. Over the next week I’ll be looking in more detail at the changes around Essbase and EPM Suite integration, but today I’ll be looking at a preview release of the […]

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