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OOW15: The Oracle Private Cloud

One of the big announcements this year was the Oracle Private Cloud, basicly, the Cloud will come to your on premise data center! Oracle provides the exact same service for the Private Cloud as they do for the Public Cloud.

Essbase 12c for BI: A glimpse into the future of Essbase for EPM

OBIEE 12c was released recently and like with OBIEE 11g it comes bundled with a suite of Essbase and EPM products, the noticeable highlight from an EPM perspective is that it is the first sight of Essbase 12c.

It is worth stressing that this Essbase for BI and not EPM, they are currently different code lines and by the time EPM 12c is released which could be 2017, Essbase 12c may have gone through many more changes.

OOW15: New features in ADF 12.2.1

The whole stack of Fusion Middleware 12c  was launched just before open world. This means there is also a new, cooler and better version of Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) out! It was not too hard to follow all the session about ADF on open world this year, there were not that many to begin with. 

OOW15: Cloud Bingo!

Even more than the previous years combined, this Open World was about the Cloud! The cloud is inevitable, so it seems. During my stay at Open World, I tried to find out more about the different cloud products, including their official acronyms.To help my future self, but maybe some other people along the way, I created an overview of the clouds I met. This sure is not a full and completed list, but the once that I came across during my stay at OOW15.ABCS : Application Builder Cloud ServiceA visual development environment to create and host business applications.

OOW15: Microsites with SCS on top of DCS

Most of us are familiar with or have at least heard of the concept of microservices, this year at Open World I also heard the term microsites more and more and I went on an investigation to find out more about the possibilities. I was surprised to find out I got more and more enthusiastic about this concept and the possibilities with the Oracle Cloud.Microsites is a concept for a small temporary site.

OOW15: Announcing Oracle JET

This is the first blog in a series about Oracle Open World 2015 (OOW15), it focuses on the release of the Oracle JavaScript Extension Toolkit (Oracle JET). This was one of the big announcements this week in San Francisco. Oracle now has a JavaScript toolkit to create and build responsive websites.

Generate Date dimension in PL/SQL Table Function

Almost all data warehouse have a date dimension.  The purpose of the date dimension is to provide some pre-calculated grouping for dates.  It helps rolling up the data that entered against dates to a higher level, such as year, quarter, month, week, etc. In some system, source files are used in generating the date dimension.  […]

Big Data News: Greenplum and Eagle… The latest on Big Data and Open Source

Where the rubber meets the road… Greenplum goes open source and Ebay Eagle is now an Apache incubator project


Forays into Kafka 02 – Enabling Flexible Data Pipelines

One of the defining features of “Big Data” from a technologist’s point of view is the sheer number of tools and permutations at one’s disposal. Do you go Flume or Logstash? Avro or Thrift? Pig or Spark? Foo or Bar? (I made that last one up). This wealth of choice is wonderful because it means we can choose the right tool for the right job each time.

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