Installing obi-metrics-agent, Graphite, and collectl

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 by

In the previous post I introduced obi-metrics-agent, an open-source tool from Rittman Mead that can collect DMS metrics from OBIEE and write them to several formats including graphite. Graphite is a tool for storing and graphing time-based metrics. Now in this post we will look at how to install the tools and get them up […]

The Rittman Mead scripts github repository

Monday, July 15th, 2013 by

Here at RittmanMead we’re big fans of working smarter, not harder. One of the ways we do this is not re-inventing the wheel. There’s only so many ways that products such as OBI and ODI can be implemented, and we’ve probably seen most of them. The corollary of this is that we have a large […]

MDS XML versus MUDE Part 4: Simple Multi-Branch Development

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 by

After getting our MDS XML repository ready for development in the last post, I am ready to demonstrate what multi-user development without MUDE would look like using Git as our version control system (VCS). Let me apologize for the slightly different username and directory structure in these samples versus the last few posts… I built […]

MDS XML versus MUDE Part 3: Configuring MDS XML with Git

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 by

In the previous installment of this series, I gave an overview of MUDE (multi-user development environment), and described it’s strengths and weaknesses, hopefully presenting a fair assessment on both sides. For a recap, here are three properties that I think any metadata layer development (and really… any development period) should adhere to: Multiple users should […]

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