IntroductionOne of the most common pitfalls in data science is investing too much time investigating a dead-end. It happens to the best of us; you're convinced that you've found something amazing and profound that will revolutionise the client's business intelligence...And then, in an awkward presentation to a senior stakeholder,
Generating Informatica PowerCenter Content - the OptionsIn our blogs we have discussed the options for Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) content generation here and here. Our go-to method is to use the ODI Java SDK, which allows querying, manipulating and generating new ODI content. Can we do the same with Informatica
I wanted to share a personal learning experience around HR reporting using Oracle Analytics Server (OAS) and Data Visualisation (DV). In my experience, more often than not, the old school Oracle BI development tool skillset (BI Apps / OBIEE / BI Publisher) usually reside in the IT department. Often IT cannot respond
Introduction Rittman Mead Lineage Toolkit analyses ODI Mappings and produces neat visualisations of source-to-target mappings. The Lineage Toolkit is quick to set up and easy to run. Rittman Mead Lineage Tool: from ODI Mappings to Mapping Lineage VisualisationThe Lineage Toolkit can be used to reverse-engineer legacy ELT logic as the
OAS 6.4 is finally live and provides a big set of enhancements that had been already available to OAC users. New features mostly affect the Data Visualization tool and involve the full process flow, from the data preparation to the data presentation, including visualizations, machine learning and administration improvements.
Mapbox has risen in aiding numerous businesses with its high-performance platform, delivering real time mapping by collecting and processing live anonymous sensor data from users globally. OAC 6.2 was released with some Mapbox integrated features, meaning it was time to test them. One of Mapbox’s many use cases,
As data becomes increasingly available in the world today the need to organise and understand it also increases. Since 80% of data out there is in unstructured format, text mining becomes an extremely valuable practice for organisations to generate helpful insights and improve decision-making. So, I decided to experiment with
The Rittman Mead's Sql2Odi tool that converts SQL SELECT statements to ODI Mappings, now supports the SQL WITH statement as well. (For an overview of our tool's capabilities, please refer to our blog posts here and here.) The Case for WITH StatementsIf a SELECT statement is complex, in particular if