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The greatest OBIEE usage study ever…

Rittman Mead is excited to announce the first ever global OBIEE usage survey. Our goal is to provide deep analysis into how organisations use their OBIEE systems and to create a set of industry benchmarks. We will be releasing the results of this research for free to the OBIEE community.


The types of metrics we are looking at are:

What is the most dangerous food at Olive Garden?

Olive Garden is one of the favorite destination for Italian food and today we got hold of the entire Olive Garden menu along with their nutrition data.

A typical meal at Olive Garden starts with a drink, appetizers [free bread sticks], main dish and finally the desert.

So going in the same sequence let see what the data menu for Wine and Beer has to offer.

Amount of Carbs per serving in your favorite Wine at Olive Garden

Toggling the database in OBIEE 11g at runtime

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Oracle VM file sharing with Windows host

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Creating Event Based E-Mail and Text Notifications for BICS using Apex

Event Based notification functionality for Oracle’s BI Cloud Service (BICS) will be available later this year, but until that time some of the same functionality can be created through Apex.

A Startup is Like Making a Trip to Each Continent

Maybe you realize how difficult it is to go from an idea to a successful company.  Maybe you've attempted one (or more) yourself.  Is the American dream a startup?  It is for some, but not all.  If you start a company and you're the only employee and you don't get paid, is your business a startup?  Is it successful?  Beauty and success are in the eye of beholder.  You might hear people suggest you set your sites and expectations lower so you guarantee success.  In fact, you might hear a lot of different conflicting things over your life.

Renaming planning member names using ODI - Revisited

In the last post I went through in detail on how to update the planning cache after changes have been made to the applications RDBMS repository, a section of the post was dedicated to the process to rename planning members and then update the cache.

Three Easy Ways to Stream Twitter Data into ElasticSearch

For the past few months a friend has been driving me crazy with all his praise for Splunk. He was going on about how easy it is to install, integrate different sources and build reports. I eventually started playing around to see if it could be used for a personal project I’m working on. In no time at all I understood what he was on about and I could see the value and ease of use of the product. Unfortunately the price of such a product means it is not a solution for everyone so I started looking around for alternatives and ElasticSearch caught my eye as a good option.

Big Data News – Apache Ignite™, High Fashion PCA’s and Bloom Filters… tailoring your big data approach!

Significantly reduce your storage requirements using PCA and exponentially ignite your processing speed on Spark


Sally Khudairi, VP of Apache Software Foundation


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