Easter is Sailing Time

Every year my Easter involves a major sailing competition. This year we are at the Olympic venue of Weymouth, and we are staying in one of the Olympic village houses, which are vry nice and up for sale Should I get one?
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You heard it here first. The next Americas Cup will be in AC45’s. Cool.
Mind you not cool if they do go ahead with the Honalulu Plan, but San Diego would be nice.



OBIEE News is out! Edition of 14th March

Stories from mandsconsulting.com, obibb.wordpress.com and blog.3sixty-analytics.com

Videos such as: Regression Testing: Do your users think OBIEE is unreliable?

Blorssgs of the Week

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1. Set up https (SSL) for Weblogic and OBIEE

Daan Bakboord blogs (with the help of guest authors Menno Harzing and Rob Chou) about being confronted with the fact that in a new environment, Oracle eBS runs on https while the Oracle BI environment was still http. The steps in this blogs are followed to protect data-transport from/to OBIEE via the internet.
There are two parts described in the blog to accomplish this:

Part One – Configuration under Weblogic Console
Part Two – Configuration under OFMW Enterprise Manager

2. 3rd Party Visualizations in OBIEE – Part 2

Kevin McGinley says, “In Part 1 of this post, I wrote about why you might want to add third-party visualization capabilities for OBIEE and gave a brief explanation how to setup one approach: calling java visualization engines.  In this post, I’ll give a simple and a more advanced example of how to do this specifically in one of the engines: Flot.  In Part 3, I’ll do the same for D3″

3. Endeca – create a new data domain in Linux

Simon Parsons discusses how to do this and refers to a document entitled “Integrator Migration Guide

4. EPM Patching Woes, Trials, and Tribulations

Cameron Lackpour warns, “Don’t take infrastructure advice from me.  Ever.  That begs the question, “Why are you reading a blog post on infrastructure by yr. obdnt. srvnt.”?  Simply because tales of suffering, woe, and misadventure are always instructive and sometimes entertaining.  Read below to know that when I write this I state the truth.”

5. OBIEE – Changing the search defaults to contains and no Match Case

Boris Dahav starts this post saying, ”

This post (done on obiee describes how to change the the search default from “Starts” to “Contains” and un-check the Match Case mark (as default).This week 2 different customers requested the same: changing the search default to “Contains” with Match Case not marked.”


6. Oracle Text and Oracle Data Miner

Brendan Tierney begins by saying, “This blog post is a follow up to comment on a previous blog post and to some emails. Basically the people are asking about some messages they get when they open the Oracle Data Miner tool, that is part of SQL Developer. If you are just using the SQL and PL/SQL functions in the database then you do not have to worried about Oracle Text. You will receive no warning message. But if you use the Oracle Data Miner tool you will get a warning message.” Read on for further details.

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Raqsoft OLAP shared Tap Utmost Value of Excel

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Rick Sturm shared How Big Data Is Changing Air Travel

Marcus Borba tweeted Big data, little kids, and the parents in between

OraNA.info shared Twitter Tuesday – Top 10 @ArchBeat Tweets – April 1-7, 2014

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