OBIEE Jobs Market Powers Ahead


The OBIEE jobs market seems to have heated up again, if my missed calls list is anything to go by!

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This week’s OBIEE News – Edition of 7th July

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Videos such as:

Real Time BI with Kevin & Stewart: Unnecessarily Censored


Blogs of the week

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1. Introducing Checkmate – True Development Lifecycle For OBIEE

Kevin and Stewart discuss how the development lifecycle is hard in OBIEE. This rarely surfaces in the first implementation, but frustratingly creeps-in over time.  However, this blog posts introduces a solution – Checkmate! Read the blog post for full details.

2. Lookup in ODI 11g

This post goes through the two steps:

Step 1: Creating target table

Step 2: Creating INTERFACE

3. Planning – setting the cell retrieval threshold and interesting hack

John Goodwin begins by saying: “If you have been working with planning then no doubt you have experienced the web application JVM crashing at some point which can be caused by a number of different factors.”

Read his extensive blog on this here.

4. OBIEE Patch now available

Paul Cannon informs us, “Oracle have just released the next patch set for OBIEE allowing any installation to be upgraded to version” He says there are no new features in this patch – it’s just a bug fix patch and the list of bugs fixed is rather long !!

5. The Efficient Analyst (part four): The over-processing epidemic

In Part four, Jeff Quigley states that over processing can take different forms including:

  • Intermediate files or sheets are created to “stage” data.
  • Multiple human beings need to touch or analyze the data
  • Legacy spreadsheets that are complicated and intertwined

He then goes on to advise us to ‘Streamline our Workflow’. 

6. OBIEE – Comparing performance to peers

Boris Dahav was asked about an analysis where he compares the list of top 10 products of a company with the top 10 off all the others. This blog posts describes the solution and in the next post he will give some ideas of how this could be done better.

7. Five Reasons to Attend Oracle OpenWorld

It gives us some good reasons to attend Oracle OpenWorld including:

Reason #5: Leave your heart. Because you WILL leave your heart in one of the world’s top tourist destinations.

Reason #4: Test-drive the latest. You’ll have the chance to demo the latest technology and experience all of Oracle’s innovations in one place.

Reason #3: Shake hands with your worldwide community. With countless networking opportunities, you’ll get to share thoughts and hear success stories…. all in person

But we have to read the next blog for the top 2 reasons!!

8. 3 More Oracle SQL Developer Bloggers

Jeff Smith gives us the names of 3 more developers who blog: Kris Rice, Barry McGillin and Vadim Tropashko.

Check them out!

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Kashinathan K posted  Splunk Overview for Operational Intelligence and Log Management

Daisy Ding shared The Case to Illustrate Parallel Computing of Big Text File

Jagadeesha R shared a problem he was having when exporting to Excel.  Help him out here.

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This week on Twitter

ODTUG shared Danny Byrant’s lookback at KScope14

Gerd Aiglstorfer tweeted OBIEE Variable LOGLEVEL and Report Based Logging

KPI Partners asked Why Integrate OBIEE, Essbase, and Hyperion?

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