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Introduction to Oracle Business Intelligence

Mark Rittman, Technical Director, Rittman Mead Author of the Oracle Press book Oracle BI Developers Guide
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Mark Rittman
Mark Rittman, Co-Founder of Rittman Mead Oracle ACE Director, specialising in Oracle BI&DW 15 Years Experience with Oracle Technology Oracle BI since 1998 (Discoverer, Designer etc) OBIEE since 2007 (OBIEE 10g+) Oracle OLAP/Express since 2000 OWB, ODI, Oracle RBDMS (OCP) etc Regular columnist for Oracle Magazine Author of two Oracle Press Oracle BI books Oracle Business Intelligence Developers Guide Oracle Exalytics Revealed Email : mark.rittman@rittmanmead.com Twitter : @markrittman

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Regular Speaker at OOW, Blogger, Writer for Oracle Magazine


Presenter on Oracle BI at the last 5 Oracle Open Worlds Columnist for Oracle Magazine (Oracle BI) Writer for OTN Past board member for ODTUG, chair of UKOUG BIRT SIG Oracle ACE Director Blogger for Rittman Mead blog Tweeting at @markrittman

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About Rittman Mead


Oracle BI and DW gold partner World leading specialist partner for technical excellence, solutions delivery and innovation in Oracle BI Approximately 30 consultants worldwide All expert in Oracle BI and DW UK based Offices in US, Europe (Belgium) and India Skills in broad range of supporting Oracle tools: OBIEE OBIA ODIEE Essbase, Oracle OLAP GoldenGate Exadata
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Rittman Mead in the Developer/User Community

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Oracle BI Developers Guide : Oracle Press, 2012


End-to-end development guide for OBIEE 11g (covers up to 11.1.1.6) From installation and architecture, through to dashboards, integration and team development Based on 6yrs+ of OBIEE experience, beta program participation, implementation etc Technical focus, step-by-step instructions along with concepts and product history Participation by the Oracle BI development team, including technical editing by Mike Durran, forward by Balaji Yelamanchili

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Oracle BI Developers Guide : Oracle Press, 2012


Chapter 1 : Oracle Business Intelligence Overview and Architecture Chapter 2 : Installation and Upgrading of Oracle Business Intelligence Chapter 3 : Modeling Repositories using Relational, File and XML Data Sources Chapter 4 : Creating Repositories from Oracle Essbase and Other OLAP Sources Chapter 5 : Configuring and Maintaining the Oracle BI Server Chapter 6 : Creating Analyses, Dashboards, KPIs and Scorecards Chapter 7 : Actionable Intelligence Chapter 8 : Security Chapter 9 : Creating Published Reports Chapter 10 : Systems Management Chapter 11 : Managing Change Chapter 12 : Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine

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Oracle Exalytics Revealed, Oracle Press (ebook), 2012


Special-edition e-book that took the Exalytics chapter and updated for 11.1.1.6.2 Additional content on ILOM, testing, aggregate building,11.1.1.6.2 BP1 visuals (trellis charts etc)
Nowhere will you find a more comprehensive look at Oracle Exalytics from start to finish than in this book extremely thorough and easy to follow and I find this narrative incredibly useful to explore

the product.
The book delivers what it promises on its title, a thorough review on the most important aspects of this engineered system created by Oracle Corporation

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What is Oracle Business Intelligence?


Oracle BI provides a set of web-based tools for reporting and analyzing data Based around dashboards, built around graphs, tables, pivots etc Multiple server architecture that splits data access / presentation elements Based on Siebel Analytics technology Connects to multiple data sources Oracle DB & Exadata SQL Server, DB/2, Teradata Essbase, Oracle OLAP, MSAS ADF View Objects etc Integral part of Oracle Fusion Middleware

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Some Cool Things About Oracle Business Intelligence 11g


The Oracle BI Repository (semantic business model) Interactive dashboard analytics Integrating BI with business processes, rich web applications, and mobile applications

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Example 1: An Enterprise-Wide Business Analytics Semantic Model


All reporting tools within Oracle BI take their data from a shared metadata layer Defined as dimensional model, embeds common calculations and drill paths Subject-area and row-level security Three-layer design to provide abstraction from underlying complicated source systems Can source data from Oracle DB + other RBDMSs Oracle Essbase, OLAP Oracle ADF, web services Hadoop Simplification of the Data Model Oracle TimesTen Integration of Disparate DataSources Addition of Business Logic and Calculations etc

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Demonstration
The Enterprise Semantic Model

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Example 2 : Rich Interactive Dashboards, No Programming Needed


Users access information and analytics through rich, analytic role-based dashboards Can also publish reports to PDF, distribute, or access through MS Office

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Demonstration
Creating dashboards and analyzing data

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Example 3 : Integration Across Oracle Fusion Middleware


BI content can be embedded in ADF and WebCenter applications, share common look-and-feel, security, event handling model, tooling Basis of the Oracle Fusion Applications

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More Information
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Demonstration
Oracle BI Integration with Oracle Fusion Middleware

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Introduction to Oracle Business Intelligence


Mark Rittman, Technical Director, Rittman Mead Author of the Oracle Press book Oracle BI Developers Guide
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