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Course Introduction

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Lesson Agenda
This lesson provides an introduction to the following: Instructor and class participants Training site information Course:
Audience Prerequisites Goal Objectives Methodology Materials Agenda

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Instructor and Class Participants


Who are you?
Name Company Role

What is your prior experience?


Business intelligence Data warehouse design Database design Oracle BI applications

How do you expect to benefit from this course?

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Training Site Information

Restrooms

Class duration and breaks

Telephones

Meals and refreshments

Fire exits

Questions

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Course Audience
This course is intended for: Application developers Business intelligence developers Business analysts Data modelers Database designers Data warehouse analysts Technical consultants

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Course Prerequisites
Recommended Oracle University courses: Oracle BI 11g R1: Create Analyses and Dashboards Recommended experience: Business intelligence Data warehouse design Data modeling Database design Basic SQL

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Course Goal
To enable students to build and deploy an Oracle Business Intelligence repository

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Course Objectives
Build the Physical, Business Model and Mapping, and Presentation layers of a repository. Set up query logging for testing and debugging. Build and run analyses to test and validate a repository. Manage multiple logical table sources in a repository. Build simple and calculated measures for a fact table. Create logical dimensions with level-based hierarchies and level-based measures. Create logical dimensions with parent-child hierarchies. Model aggregate tables to speed up processing. Model partitions and fragments to improve application performance and usability.
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Course Objectives
Use variables to streamline administrative tasks and dynamically modify metadata content. Use time series functions to support historical time comparison analyses. Use bridge tables to resolve many-to-many relationships between dimension and fact tables. Configure Oracle BI to support multilingual environments. Use implicit fact columns to select fact tables for dimension-only queries. Create a repository by using a multidimensional data source.

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Course Objectives
Set up security to authenticate users and assign appropriate permissions and privileges. Apply cache management techniques to maintain and enhance query performance. Enable usage tracking to track queries and database usage and to improve query performance. Set up and use a multiuser development environment. Set up and configure write back to enable users to modify data in analyses. Perform a repository patch merge in a development-toproduction scenario. Define user-preferred currency options.

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Course Objectives
Use Administration Tool utilities and wizards to perform administrative tasks. Identify best practices for optimizing end-user query performance when implementing Oracle BI. Identify and apply repository design principles and best practices.

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Course Methodology
The subject matter is delivered through: Lectures and slide presentations Software demonstrations Class discussions Hands-on practices

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Course Materials
Student Guide All slides presented during lectures Activity Guide Hands-on practices

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Course Agenda
Day One Lesson 1: Course Introduction Lesson 2: Repository Basics Lesson 3: Building the Physical Layer of a Repository Lesson 4: Building the Business Model and Mapping Layer of a Repository Lesson 5: Building the Presentation Layer of a Repository Lesson 6: Testing and Validating a Repository

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Course Agenda
Day Two Lesson 7: Managing Logical Table Sources Lesson 8: Adding Calculations to a Fact Lesson 9: Working with Logical Dimensions Lesson 10: Using Aggregates Lesson 11: Using Partitions and Fragments

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Course Agenda
Day Three Lesson 12: Using Repository Variables Lesson 13: Modeling Time Series Data Lesson 14: Modeling Many-to-Many Relationships Lesson 15: Localizing Oracle BI Metadata Lesson 16: Localizing Oracle BI Data

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Course Agenda
Day Four Lesson 17: Setting an Implicit Fact Column Lesson 18: Importing Metadata from Multidimensional Data Sources Lesson 19: Security Lesson 20: Cache Management Lesson 21: Managing Usage Tracking

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Course Agenda
Day Five Lesson 22: Setting Up and Using the Multiuser Development Environment Lesson 23: Configuring Write Back in Analyses Lesson 24: Performing a Patch Merge Lesson 25: Configuring Logical Columns for Multicurrency Support Lesson 26: Using Administration Tool Utilities

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Summary
This lesson provided an introduction to the following: Instructor and class participants Training site information Course:
Audience Prerequisites Goal Objectives Methodology Materials Agenda

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