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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. […]
This article expands on “Integrating Oracle Service Cloud (RightNow) with Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) – Part 1” published in June 2015.
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.