Select Page


Welcome to Datavail’s Blog, where you can read the latest insights, tips and opinions of our experts on all things data and technology.

Author: Bill Anderson
Browse Blog Categories

Art of BI: OBIA Windows Platform Patches

Take these steps when installing OBIA on a Windows OS in the Oracle documentation for the step: “Applying Windows Patches”

Bill Anderson | January 5, 2017
Business intelligence

Art of BI: Converting the OBIEE Repository File (.rpd) Into a XML (.xml) File

Here are the steps on how to convert the OBIEE 12c RPD to a XML file during the installation of Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management in Linux.

Bill Anderson | December 21, 2016
OBIEE 12c Upgrade

Art of BI: OBIEE 12 Upgrade – 5 Common Question Areas

This blog post consolidates the general information about the Oracle BI 12c Upgrade into 5 common areas where I have seen people get hung up.

Bill Anderson | May 3, 2016
Oracle BI

Art of BI: Migrating files using SCP on Linux or Unix

Just a quick reference for some of the ways to move files using the terminal window for Linux/Unix using the SCP cmd. For this example we will be moving files and directories from a Dev environment onto a TST environment

Bill Anderson | April 28, 2016

Art of BI: Installing & Setting JDK for OBIEE 12C ( on AIX

First off, you should always check the certification matrix Oracle provides prior to installing anything… Certification Matrix … Once you verify the correct JDK needed for your install, use the url from the certification matrix to download it, IBM JDK 1.8 SR1 FP10 from matrix Downloading the JDK For the AIX Power System 7 […]

Bill Anderson | April 6, 2016

Art of BI: More BITeamwork Use Cases

Although there are so many areas in analytics where a company can leverage BITeamwork, I have put together a short list of use cases we see our existing customers using BITeamwork for assisting with their EPM or pure analytics processes and workflows. We think these will work within any Oracle BI and Oracle Hyperion customer’s […]

Bill Anderson | March 10, 2016

Work with Us

Let’s have a conversation about what you need to succeed and how we can help get you there.


Work for Us

Where do you want to take your career? Explore exciting opportunities to join our team.