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Oracle Data Warehousing, reporting, online analytics, and data mining resources, news, and support articles.

The 1st Tip is Free: Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler

This year’s ODTUG KScope conference is less than a month away and I am ready to get to New Orleans and meet up with all my friends and colleagues to talk shop and learn some new things. So in hopes of getting you to attend, I will share with you one of my productivity tips […]

Filtering Presentation Hierarchy Columns From Report Navigation

It has been awhile, I think a year now, since my last blog.  It has just been a very busy past year.  In any event, I came across a problem that involves presentation hierarchy columns.  The ever-beloved new feature of 11g , which all users and clients love to use for pretty much all reports.

The issue: How to create a navigational report which will filter the presentation hierarchy column based on the selected record from the calling report?  This is otherwise known as report navigation via action links.

Are you certifiable?

Just a quick note to let everyone know that Dan Linstedt, (inventor of the Data Vault Model and Methodology) has announced that he will be teaching a live Data Vault 2.0 Certification Class on July 29th in St Albans, Vermont. This class will cover all the new DV2.0 standards which incorporate big data, and NoSQL […]

A New Limerick to start your week…

This was an assignment my son did for his 3rd grade class. They were studying styles of poetry. This one he was proud of and asked me to publish for him. Enjoy. A New Limerick by Biaggio Graziano (copyright 2013 all rights reserved) Once there was a dog and a frog They live in a […]

Paralyze resistance…

Paralyze resistance with persistence. – Woody Hayes (College football coach) Resistance is futile – The Borg (Intergalactic marauders) Filed under: Quotes Tagged: persistence, quote, woody hayes

By failing to prepare

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. - Benjamin Franklin Filed under: Quotes Tagged: Ben Franklin, benjamin franklin, leadership, quote

Another First at ODTUG’s #Kscope13

Those crazy kids at ODTUG have done it again! At this year’s KScope in New Orleans this user group is introducing an evening of crossover sessions. Over the years the event has grown and actually blended the traditional Oracle database development world with the world of EPM, Hyperion, and Essbase. In fact many folks who […]

Oracle Designer Lives!

Amazing as it seems, I picked this article up on Twitter today. An up to date, current, and NEW article about automating builds of applications from the Oracle Designer repository. How very agile… Thanks to all the gang over at AMIS ( for keeping the technology alive and for being innovative enough to adapt it […]

Get thee to KScope13!

Jeff Smith (@thatjeffsmith) just posted a great little piece about why you can’t afford to miss this year’s ODTUG event in New Orleans: KScope13. As usually I will be speaking there as well and running my now annual Morning Chi Gung classes. Get thee to KScope13! See you there. Kent Filed under: Chi Gung, Data […]

Good is not good when…

Good is not good where better is expected. - Thomas Fuller Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote

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