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Category: Information Technology

OBIEE Error Codes: GOA4AK7Z (Cube Definition is invalid…)

Working in OBI Answers you will probably run into this code every now and again.

Christian Screen | February 3, 2010

Listen and ye shall be heard

Are you the kind of person who takes your car to the shop and tells the mechanic exactly what part needs to be replaced or fixed? Do you go to the doctor’s office and let them know about your condition and probable cures based on what you looked up on WebMD?

Chuck Edwards | February 1, 2010

Art of BI: Row Count for all Tables

The list of tables to have their row counts documented was at about 50, which accounted for about 90% of the table objects in the scheme.

Christian Screen | January 31, 2010

s3fox does not create valid export manifest files

S3fox provides a handy utility for creating import manifest and signature files; however, it doesn’t seem to properly create export manifests.

Chuck Edwards | December 27, 2009

Metalink wget download script

Looking for a simpler way to download from the new Metalink? Oracle has replaced the ftp site with http downloads using wget.

Chuck Edwards | December 23, 2009

Use Autoconfig for common system administrator tasks

Autoconfig is a wonderful tool that may be extended and customized to meet a variety of needs.

Chuck Edwards | December 11, 2009

Repartition a Windows Machine for Linux (Installing Linux on Windows)

I looked in WIndows Disk Management and there is no tool for reducing a partitioned space. What?? You can’t shink a partition via Windows?

Christian Screen | December 6, 2009

OBIEE, Corda PopChart, and SQL Anywhere – Underrated Third Party Tools

Searching for some answers to an OBIEE issue a client was having led me through an extremely detailed excursion through the OracleBI and OracleBIData file system folder structures.

Christian Screen | December 3, 2009

OBIEE Content Accelerator Framework(CAF) Usage Matrix

My last blog post on CAF primarily introduced our readers to the Oracle Content Accelerator Framework and its installation.

Christian Screen | November 30, 2009
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