Kevin McGinley wrote an interesting post the other week reflecting on Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID), and the role that it's come to play within Oracle's BI tools strategy. Kevin's view was that whilst Oracle positioned OEID originally as an "unstructured data", or even "big data" tool, where it's got
One of the welcome (but strangely unheralded) new features introduced with OBIEE 184.108.40.206 is support for Oracle OLAP as a data source. Earlier releases of OBIEE supported Oracle OLAP through SQL access, either directly through SQL views or through cube-organized materialized views, and there was even a
I'm sitting now in the Speaker Ready-room down in the Moscone South mezzanine, in between sessions on Oracle Database 11g and the BI Suite Enteprise Edition & Standard Edition presentations later this afternoon. The morning started off with the Chuck Rozwat keynote on Oracle's database technology, a run through of
Earlier this year Mark Rittman and I briefly discussed the concept of a matching pair of conference papers on aggregation in Business Intelligence. Mark would look at the use of Oracle OLAP as an aggregation technique and I would do something similar on conventional (and maybe less conventional) relational techniques.