Blog posts of the week


OBIEE News is out!

OBIEE News is out! Edition of 7th October

Blogsrss of the week

1. Physical Layer Tips from OBIEE Express

In this blog post, Kishore looks at the physical layer problems of:

  • Circular Joins
  • Nullable Flag
  • Primary Keys
  • Complex Joins
  • Filtering

2. Oracle Open World 2013 – Wrap up

In this blog post, the highlights of Oracle Open World for Danny Byrant are shared. Read his detailed blog to find out more.

3. Configuring Oracle Business Intelligence 11g MDS XML Source Control Management with Git Version Control

In this post, Christian Screen explains how this tutorial was developed so that anyone with a basic understanding of the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) development lifecycle can learn how to configure the Oracle Business Intelligence 11g ( metadata repository for development using the new MDS XML source control management functionality. Read the full tutorial here.

4. Top 10 Costly Mistakes for Business Intelligence / OBIEE Implementation Projects

Arun Kumar discusses the Top 10 Costly Mistakes for Business Intelligence / OBIEE Implementation Projects of which two are ‘Not setting the expectations right with users and senior management’ and ‘Going for BI Apps and assuming all out of the box reports will be ready and used by business’. Read all ten mistakes in the post.

Other News

Best Practices for OBIEE 11g Security

Learn about OBIEE 11g security in a step-by-step series as part of the TechTip forum. Simply register your details to access the video.

Oracle Application Express—What’s it All About?

Here, Peter Lorenzen talks about what APEX is, discusses application development, reports, charts, MS Excel Integration, User Interface and so on.  Well worth a read – to both those new to APEX and those more familiar.


The 2013 Winners of the Partner of the Year Awards have been announced.

UKOUG Business Intelligence Partner of the Year

Gold – Rittman Mead Consulting
Silver – IBM
Bronze – Percipient Consulting

Many Congratulations!

This week on linkedin logoLinkedIn

Ian Bristow shared OBIEE problems with Chrome (update 30) and SampleApp V309 is now available for public download from OTN

Uijal Das shared Oracle Special: Oracle Magazine. Click on the link and request your free subscription.

Monica Hasebi shared a link to Essbase Analytic Link Webinar Recording & Presentation

Philippe Lions shared Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Samples

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twitter logoThis week on Twitter

Cezar Ovidiu tweeted Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Samples

Oracle Blogs posted a link to ‘Partner Webcast – Oracle SOA: Simplifying Cloud, Mobile, and On-premise Integration – 24 Oct 2013.‘ and ‘ADF How-To #12: Deploying Customizations to Standalone WLS.’ shared ‘Practical Uses of Business Scorecards, from Company-Wide to Process Specific.’

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Oracle Racing News

Replay: America’s Cup Final – Race 19

Sir Ben Ainslie: ‘I’m not so stupid as to think I did it alone’

Champagne spray and hugs all around as ORACLE TEAM USA celebrated victory in the 34th America’s Cup.