Author Archives: Joe Leva

“Oracle Big Data Appliance” to be announced at OOW11?

I recently blogged on my guesses for what we might see announced this year in the way of OBIEE and BI focused packed systems similar to the Exadata. The short version is BI is due for a “machine” (the in-memory … Continue reading

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Predicting OBIEE 11.1.1.6

Its always fun to try to predict when the next iteration of your favorite toy is going to come out. Since the iPhone 5 is coming in October and Halo Reach is the last iteration to be produced by Bungie, … Continue reading

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Oracle BI iPad App Now Available on the Appstore (OBIEE 11.1.1.5.0)

The Apple iPad mobile app for OBIEE 11g is now available for download on the appstore. It shows a date of May 9th. This suggests that it was submitted within a few days of when the OBIEE 11.1.1.5.0 release was … Continue reading

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OBIEE 11.1.1.5.0 and BI Apps 7.9.6.3 Available for Download (Really)

A couple days ago Oracle announced the availability of OBIEE 11.1.1.5.0 and BI Apps 7.9.6.3. It has taken a while for OBIEE to fully show up on OTN and be available through the usual navigation path. The documentation is now … Continue reading

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BI Lab Presentations at the UKOUG 2010

I’ve arrived in Birmingham UK for UKOUG 2010. I’m told its unusually cold for this time of year but you hear that a lot when people find out you’re based in Florida. Cold or no cold I’m very excited to … Continue reading

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Oracle Enterprise Linux Public YUM Server

Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) is a popular distribution for installing Oracle BI Server. Often client installs involve multiple sets of machines covering development, QA and production. One of the simple approaches to laying down the OS layer for these installs … Continue reading

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Oracle Open World 2010 Day 2

With the recent release of the OBI 11g product the Oracle team responsible for the product has a strong presence here this week. They are available one on one in the Oracle Demo Grounds in Moscone west and they have … Continue reading

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Oracle Open World 2010 Day 0 & 1

I’ve been in San Francisco in advance of Open World and it is just amazing how much they change the city and how quickly they manage to do it. Putting up just this much of the “O” up would probably … Continue reading

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Looking for the Sampleapp.rpd?

If you’ve been working with first GA version of OBIEE 11g you’ll have noticed there are many references to the sampleapp.rpd. But you will have found the links don’t take you to it and it is not listed on the … Continue reading

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OBIEE 11.1.1.3.0 Windows 32bit Simple Install Step by Step

Task Windows 2008 32bit Simple Install OBIEE 11g Prerequisites A database with Fusion Middleware Repository information see RCU Installs Remember password for Oracle Weblogic installation Select installation directory Steps 1. Download media 2. unzip to working directory 3. Navigate to … Continue reading

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