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Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial

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Learn
  • Run though a full sample upgrade from a 10g repository using the upgrade assistants
  • Discover valuable best practices for designing a reporting database
  • Go further with your dashboard knowledge by implementing changes to standard colors, graphics and messages
  • Demonstrate how Agent options affect report delivery
  • Quickly get up and running with BI Publisher and learn to publish reports with bursting and scheduling
  • Speed up your OBIEE system with performance best practices such as Scale out and Caching
  • Go beyond out of the box solutions and develop great management tools
  • Make your knowledge stick by ending each chapter with a self review and further learning resources
About

The Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g (OBIEE) suite delivers a full range of analytic and reporting capabilities, coupled with powerful user experience for creating reports, dashboards and more with your business data. "Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial" will have you unleashing that power in no time, helping you to take action and make the right decisions ataglance.

"Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial" provides you with valuable insight and the step-by-step know-how you need to take advantage of everything the Oracle BI suite has to offer you, all utilizing real world case studies for a true implementation in action.

"Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands- on Tutorial" takes you on a journey right from inception to a full working OBI 11g System. Using a real-world data walkthrough you’ll explore topics like architecture, reporting and leveraging Essbase as a data source, as well as building the Oracle BI 11g metadata repository (RPD), and developing reports and dashboards in the new Fusion Middleware interface. This practical implementation guide equips you with from the coalface advice which will help you achieve a successful working application by journey’s end.

Features
  • Get to grips with the OBIEE 11g suite for analyzing and reporting on your business data
  • Immerse yourself in BI upgrading techniques, using Agents and the Action Framework and much more in this book and e-book
  • A practical, from the coalface tutorial, bursting with step by step instructions and real world case studies to help you implement the suite’s powerful analytic capabilities
Page Count 620
Course Length 18 hours 36 minutes
ISBN9781849685665
Date Of Publication 18 Jul 2012
Repository Creation Utility (RCU)
Running the RCU
A review – what I should now know!
Summary
Installation media
System requirements
Installation
A review – what I should now know!
Summary
Theories and models
Designing your database – objectives, rules, and goals
Creating a warehouse
Some definitions
A review – what I should now know!
Summary
Agents
Actions
A review – what I should now know!
Additional research suggestions
Summary
What is poor performance?
A review – what I should now know!
Summary
What is usage tracking?
System setup
A review – what I should now know!
Summary
A bit about OLAP
Oracle Essbase Studio
Oracle BI SampleApp v107+ – VM image
Getting started – let's get set up
Modeling Essbase into Oracle BI
Federation of data
Oracle BI/EPM roadmap
A review – what I should now know!
Additional research suggestions
Summary

Authors

Christian Screen

Christian Screen (@christianscreen) is an Oracle ACE, technologist, and Business Intelligence evangelist with over 20 years of experience in technology ranging from low-level programming, e-commerce, Data Warehousing, Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management, product management, IoT, and of course, analytics. Founder of Art of BI Software and Consulting Group, one of Oracle’s top Oracle Analytics partners in North America, his company was acquired by Datavail (@datavail) Corporation in 2016.

In his spare time, he enjoys writing technical articles, learning new technologies, inventing new products, writing software, spending time with his family, trying to change the world, and running his blog and podcast which are read and heard all across the globe.

Haroun Khan

Haroun Khan is one of Europe's leading OBIEE consultants. A computer science graduate of Imperial College, London, he has been involved with OBIEE from its early days as an acquisition from nQuire by Siebel, and subsequently as part of the Oracle family. Haroun worked as a consultant on projects worldwide for Siebel and as a Principal Consultant for Oracle over a period of 10 years. He has specialized in BI and data warehousing over a longer period including time working at MicroStrategy.

Haroun is also an entrepreneur, successfully founding and currently running the online travel site https://www.jrpass.com/. His experience in e-commerce has given him new insight into how analytics is vital to the running of any business nowadays. He engages with cohort analysis, clickstream analytics, and conversion tracking.

He still freelances in leading and designing projects in the traditional BI and data warehousing space. In his downtime, Haroun likes to climb, is an avid squash player, and can sometimes be found prone, deep in despair, as he tries his hands at writing a novel.

Adrian Ward

Adrian Ward is an Oracle ACE Associate who started working in Siebel Analytics back in 2001 and quickly realized the potential in the technology. He formed the UK's first independent consultancy focusing purely on OBIEE (nee Siebel Analytics) and Oracle BI Applications. He has led many large successful OBIEE implementations in a wide range of business sectors, from investment banking to military operations. His deep technical OBIEE and BI Applications knowledge has been applied on dozens of projects throughout the globe, including HR, Sales, Service, Pharma, and Custom Analytics, which is enabling hundreds of thousands of users in their day-to-day roles.

He was also one of the first bloggers on Oracle BIEE at http://www.obiee.info and today runs the Addidici OBIEE consultancy, which has operations in the UK, Europe, and South Africa. Adrian runs one of the largest Oracle BI networking groups on LinkedIn -- Oracle Business Intelligence, is an active tweeter (@Addidici), is a speaker at Oracle conferences, and helps others learn.

In his spare time, he loves sailing at Hayling Island, skiing, enjoying life with his family, and learning new technologies.