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Posted on June 18, 2013
Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects

BI Publisher has long been a companion application to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) since the early days of OBIEE version 10g and is now part of the Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite (BIF). This is often a confusing point since BIF is referring to OBIEE and its companion products where OBIEE is referring to Oracle Business …

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Posted on June 13, 2013
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

This is a question that we get often from clients and potential clients. What’s the fuss with the sequencing of these three words? After all, there will be an Extract (E) from the source system; the extracted data will undergo a Transformation (T) process; and all this will undergo a Load (L) process into the …

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Posted on June 12, 2013
Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects

The new Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) sample application (V305) is now available as of June 12, 2013. The new sample application does a good job at displaying all the latest and greatest features of OBIEE 11.1.1.7.0. As with the prior release, the sample application is now deployed only on Oracle Virtual Box (OVB) – and …

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Posted on June 10, 2013
Author: Ron Woodlock, Performance Architects

It is self-evident that porting an existing application onto an Exalyticsserver will improve performance. However, anecdotal evidence of a possible performance improvement is generally not enough to justify an organization’s adoption of new technology. What is needed is a comparative set of metrics on performance and cost between Exalytics and the legacy platform. As a result, …

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Posted on June 6, 2013
Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects

The question of build versus buy is an old and much-debated topic in the field of Information systems and data-related technologies. Oracle has clearly been selling the “buy” proposition when it comes to building a metadata model in OBIEE (aka: Oracle Business Intelligence Applications or OBIA), and there are many great and valid reasons for this that I …

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Posted on May 30, 2013
Author: Ron Woodlock, Performance Architects

Oracle is making a big push to grow the installed base of its new Exalytics in-memory appliance. To encourage sales, Oracle is offering tempting deals. As a result, some customers who weren’t seriously considering an Exalytics purchase are walking away with a new hardware appliance! As exciting as the prospect of new hardware optimized to work with your …

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Posted on May 28, 2013
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

Continuing the series of posts that highlight the new and significant features in Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.1.2.3, today we talk about the Hyperion Planning Outline Load Utility (OLU). This tool is often used by developers to quickly make bulk updates to the dimensional information or outline of an Oracle Hyperion Planning application, and …

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Posted on May 24, 2013
Author: Ron Woodlock, Performance Architects

In my recent post “The Five Reasons Consulting Projects Fail” I focused on five project characteristics that determine the success or failure of a project. Those characteristics include: Executive support User involvement Realistic expectations Proper planning Clear statement of business requirements Understanding that each of these must be managed effectively to ensure a positive project outcome is …

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Posted on May 20, 2013
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

Things to Like in Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.1.2.3: Shared Services Console and Life Cycle Management (LCM) May 20, 2013 In the previous post about new features in Oracle EPM (Hyperion) 11.1.2.3, we looked at some of the new features in EPM Workspace 11.1.2.3. This post focuses on a few more features worth …

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Posted on May 15, 2013
Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects

Do you want to launch a public-facing business intelligence (BI) presence? If so, you will face the challenge of how to secure your data and your BI environment. The good news is that in the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) solution, the answer is less complex than you would imagine. The Oracle-recommended architecture for …

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