SampleApp v406 – Automatic startup of OBIEE

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 by

Last week Oracle released v406 of SampleApp. SampleApp is a one-stop-shop for a demonstration of pretty much any conceivable thing that OBIEE is capable of, and then some more on top of it. It is a VirtualBox appliance with everything on the one machine (Database, OBIEE, Endeca, TimesTen, Essbase, etc), and demonstrates basic analysis building […]

Tips and Tricks for the OBIEE linux sysadmin

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 by

As well as industry-leading solution architecture, consultancy and training on Oracle BI, here at Rittman Mead we also provide expert services in implementation and support of such systems. In this blog I want to share some of the things I find useful when working with OBIEE on a Linux system. OBIEE Linux start up script […]

Using OBIEE SampleApp 305 in VM Fusion

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 by

Oracle distribute the new OBIEE SampleApp as a VirtualBox image, but it is dead easy to run it on VM Fusion instead. Here’s how: Unzip the SampleApp archive files, and import the OVF to VM Add and amend network adaptors if required. I always use three: a host-only network private to my Mac and any […]

screen and OBIEE

Friday, May 11th, 2012 by

With the recent delivery of the Rittman Mead Exalytics server, I have been fortunate enough to be spending time setting it up, most of it at a Linux terminal window. One of the tools I come back to, again and again, is screen. It allows one to be so much more productive that I want […]

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