Built-In OBIEE Load Testing with nqcmd

Friday, March 28th, 2014 by

nqcmd ships with all installations of OBIEE and includes some very useful hidden functionality – the ability to generate load tests against OBIEE. There are lots of ways of generating load against OBIEE, but most require third party tools of varying degrees of complexity to work with. It’s easy to try this out. First set the […]

Automated Regression Testing for OBIEE

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 by

In the first article of this series I explored what regression testing is, why it matters, and by breaking down the OBIEE stack into its constituent parts where it is possible to do it for OBIEE. In this posting, I explore some approaches that lend themselves well to automation for testing that existing analyses and dashboards are […]

Make Use of OBIEE’s Command Line Tools with Reduced Exposure of Plain Text Passwords

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 by

Introduction We all love a good commandline utility. It gives us that warm feeling of control and puts hairs on our chests. Either that, or it means we can script the heck out of a system, automate many processes, and concentrate on more important matters. However, some of the OBIEE commandline utilities can’t be used […]

Advanced monitoring of OBIEE with Nagios

Friday, September 14th, 2012 by

Introduction In the previous articles in this series, I described an overview of monitoring OBIEE, and then a hands-on tutorial for setting up Nagios to monitor OBIEE. Nagios is an Enterprise Systems Management tool that can monitor multiple systems and servers, send out alerts for pre-defined criteria, and so on. In this article I’m going […]

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