Smoothing the Transition – The New Smart View 11.1.2.1.102 for Microsoft Office and OBIEE

Friday, August 15th, 2014 by

Introductions There’s a good chance that, if you’re reading this, you likely perform some reporting, analytics, data stewardship role or probably some combination of all three. And be it for a large corporation or a small company, there are likely standards and practices that pertain to how the above jobs are performed on a day […]

End-to-End ODI12c ETL on Oracle Big Data Appliance Pt.1 : Flume to Initial Hive Table

Monday, June 9th, 2014 by

A few months ago I posted an article on the ODI12c examples in the new Oracle Big Data Appliance, and over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about the various components within the Cloudera CDH Hadoop stack, including Hive, Pig, Spark and Flume. Since then I’ve built out a virtualized example of an Oracle […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 Call for Papers Now Open!

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 by

It’s January 2014, and it’s that time of year when we start planning out this year’s BI Forum, which like last year’s event will be running in May 2014 in Brighton and Atlanta. This will be our sixth annual event, and as with previous year’s the most important part is the content – and as […]

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.1 and Self- Service Data Mashup capability

Saturday, November 9th, 2013 by

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID) 3.1 has been released yesterday, 7th of November. The new version is a good step forward to satisfy business users with providing much better self-service discovery capabilities. OEID 3.1 now enables its non-technical users to securely run agile business intelligence analysis on variety of data sources in much easier way […]

My Journey to ODI 12c

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 by

Most readers of this blog probably know me for my time spent with OBIEE (especially my work in repository development), but I’m guessing some of you long-time readers know that I grew up working with the Oracle Database. Many and many a year ago, I was a fledging Oracle DBA getting all my answers from […]

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