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Posted on April 30, 2019
Author: Astha Patni, Performance Architects

Oracle issued the Snowflake Connector for Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) in the March 105.2.0 OAC release, which means that Data Visualization (DV) in OAC can now connect directly to Snowflake with no “under-the-hood” configuration needed. In this blog post, I demonstrate my experience with the Snowflake Connector to demonstrate how this works using the CMS …

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Posted on April 24, 2019
Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects

This blog post summarizes my top three “must know” takeaways from last week’s Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum (HEDW). My opinion is that higher education is an industry in crisis; that this audience (along with the leadership teams at most institutions) is “behind the curve” addressing these issues; and that there are concrete steps to …

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Posted on April 15, 2019
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

The Performance Architects team had a blast at COLLABORATE 19 last week – and what a week it was! First, we’re very excited that two of our team members won top awards for their contributions to the Oracle community.  Oracle Applications and Technology Users Group (OATUG) named Performance Architects Partner and Chief Sales & Marketing …

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Posted on April 9, 2019
Author: Cameron Ross, Performance Architects

I know you’re probably still kicking yourself for not choosing the perfect bracket this year and for missing out on the big bucks. Want to dominate your March Madness office pool next year?!  Use the step-by-step instructions in this blog to follow the process I used to merge college basketball data sets together in Oracle …

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Posted on April 1, 2019
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

Ever since Oracle started transitioning Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) to the Oracle Generation 2 Cloud infrastructure, customers lost the ability to make certain changes to instances once they are provisioned. The big issue was that we couldn’t start or stop instances; also, once created, instances couldn’t scale up or down. This presented a significant hurdle …

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Posted on March 26, 2019
Author: Jun Zhang, Performance Architects

Strategic Modeling has been available as one of the Oracle Enterprise Planning Cloud (EPBCS) frameworks since June 2017. This solution focuses on long-term strategic planning, and provides financial statement analysis for the balance sheet, cash flow, and income statements, along with built-in scenario analysis. The History of the Strategic Modeling Framework in the Oracle EPM …

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Posted on March 19, 2019
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

This blog post provides a preview of the content the Performance Architects team will discuss during a free, live webinar on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 12:30 PM EST entitled “Groovy-ETL: Building Better Oracle PBCS & OAC Integrations Using REST API.” Register here to attend the webinar! Integrating systems that do not natively communicate with each …

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Posted on March 12, 2019
Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects

Curious about what’s going on at Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) FinNext 2019 from Sunday, March 17th through Tuesday, March 19th in Las Vegas?  Listen to this podcast I recorded with AFP on “Robotic Process Automation for Finance: Bigger Than Blockchain,” where we discuss the impact of robotic process automation on the financial planning and …

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Posted on March 2, 2019
Author: Margaret Motsi, Performance Architects

We’re counting down the days to the Oracle Analytics and Data Summit (formerly known as the Oracle Business Intelligence, Warehousing and Analytics User Community or BIWA Summit) which is back again on March 12-14, 2019 at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, CA. The conference provides access to the experts in enterprise analytics, data warehousing, …

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Posted on February 28, 2019
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

Oracle recently released the March 2019 update to Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud. This update is currently scheduled to be applied to non-Production instances on Friday, March 1, 2019, starting 23:00 UTC (18:00 EST), and applied to Production instances on Friday, March 15, 2019 starting 22:00 UTC (18:00 EDT). The highlight of the update is …

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