BI Forum 2015 Preview — OBIEE Regression Testing, and Data Discovery with the ELK stack

Friday, April 24th, 2015 by

I’m pleased to be presenting at both of the Rittman Mead BI Forums this year; in Brighton it’ll be my fourth time, whilst Atlanta will be my first, and my first trip to the city too. I’ve heard great things about the food, and I’m sure the forum content is going to be awesome too […]

OBIEE nqcmd Tidbits

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by

nqcmd is the ODBC command line tool that always has, and hopefully always will, shipped with OBIEE. It enables you to manually fire queries directly at the BI Server, rather than through the usual way of Presentation Services generating Logical SQL and sending it to BI Server. This can be useful in several cases: Automated […]

Announcing the BI Forum 2015 Data Visualisation Challenge

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by

The Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 is running in Brighton from May 6th-8th 2015, and Atlanta from May 13th – 15th 2015. At this year’s events we’re introducing our first “data visualization challenge”, open to all attendees and with the dataset and scenario open from now until the start of each event. Using Oracle Business Intelligence […]

Instrumenting OBIEE Database Connections For Improved Performance Diagnostics

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by

Nearly four years ago I wrote a blog post entitled “Instrumenting OBIEE – The Final Chapter”. With hindsight, that title suffix (“The Final Chapter”) may have been a tad presumptuous and naïve of me (or perhaps I can just pretend to be ironic now and go for a five-part-trilogy style approach…). Back then OBIEE 11g […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 Now Open for Registration!

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by

I’m very pleased to announce that the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015, running in Brighton and Atlanta in May 2015, is now open for registration. Back for its seventh successful year, the Rittman Mead BI Forum once again will be showcasing the best speakers and presentations on topics around Oracle Business Intelligence and data warehousing, […]

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