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EM Cloud Control – Applying system patches

Patching system software is a  common undertaking, that should be smooth and easy. Software projects delivering  artifacts, (should) have some kind of deployment pipeline to get to production. The same holds true for 3rd party/vendor software patches. Also with today’s ever expanding interconnected systems, and thus possible exposure to bugs/undocumented features, it’s crucial to have an active patching/lifecycle strategy.
Let’s look at how EM Cloud Control facilitates patching itself.
First make sure EM is connected to Oracle support.

MongoDB Connector for Hadoop with Authenctication - Quick Tip

If you are using the MongoDB Connector for Hadoop and you have enabled authentication on your MongoDB database (eg. auth=true) you may find that you are prevented from getting data in to or out of the database.

Simple Hadoop Dataflows using Apache Pig and CDH4.6

The other day I took some logs from the Apache webserver that runs the Rittman Mead website, and analysed them using Hadoop CDH5, Apache Hive and Impala to get some basic metrics on number of hits per month, where the hits came from and so on.

Share your source between projects

Normally we pack functionality into libraries and use this library to share the functionality. However, during development of several JDeveloper Extensions our goal was to have one shared java source between our JDeveloper 11g and JDeveloper 12c extension.Off course we wanted the ability to easily develop, test, debug and run the extension, but we also want to share the java code to introduce reusability.

New ODI12c Article, and Details of our Inaugural ODI12c Course in Brighton, May 12th-14th 2014


Oracle have just published the May/June 2014 edition of Oracle Magazine, and my business analytics column this time round is on the new 12c release of Oracle Data Integrator.

Previewing TimesTen, Endeca and Oracle DW Sessions at the Brighton BI Forum 2014

It’s under a week now to the first of the two Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 events, with Brighton running next week at the Hotel Seattle and then Atlanta the week after, at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel.

Working with Multiple Versions of an Asset Concurrently in WebCenter Sites

Working with Multiple Versions of an Asset Concurrently

Running EAS web console using different Java versions

Recently there was an OTN thread about invoking the EAS web console using different Java versions and it is a question that crops up time and time again.

Extended Visualisation of OBIEE Performance Data with Grafana

Recently I wrote about the new obi-metrics-agent tool and how it enables easy collection of DMS data from OBIEE into whisper, the time-series based database behind graphite. In this post I’m going to show two things that take this idea further:

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