Concurrent RPD Development in OBIEE

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 by

OBIEE is a well established product, having been around in various incarnations for well over a decade. The latest version, OBIEE 11g, was released 3.5 years ago, and there are mutterings of OBIEE 12c already. In all of this time however, one thing it has never quite nailed is the ability for multiple developers to […]

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 […]

MDS XML versus MUDE Part 2: What is MUDE?

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 by

Mark Rittman once joked during a presentation on OBIEE and SCM that “MUDE” (multiuser development environment) was the closest thing to a dirty word in the OBIEE documentation. I know many people who feel that way… some justified, some perhaps not, as MUDE has certainly gotten better in the later releases of OBIEE. As I […]

MDS XML versus MUDE Part1: Introduction

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 by

The links below represent all the entries in this series: MDS XML versus MUDE Part 2: What is MUDE? MDS XML versus MUDE Part 3: Configuring MDS XML with Git MDS XML versus MUDE Part 4: Using Branches with Git This is my first blog post in quite a while… mostly because of all the […]

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