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Category: Oracle BI

Art of BI: Federation in OBIEE. What are you talking about?

Every software tool has its own language and nomenclature that comes along with it.

Christian Screen | July 28, 2009

Art of BI: Setting Up OBIEE Delivers/iBots to Send Alerts

One of the coolest functions of OBIEE is the bursting option called Delivers.

Christian Screen | July 27, 2009

Art of BI: OBIEE Delivers/IBots – Custom link in an Email

By default hierarchy, drill-down links are removed when an OBIEE Delivers IBot notification is sent out via email.

Christian Screen | July 22, 2009

Art of BI: OBIEE Logging Security Restrictions and Levels

OBIEE has a smart query logging system and it happens to be mainly based on security logging levels.

Christian Screen | July 21, 2009

Art of BI: Hyperion OpenLDAP and Shared Services Won’t Start – Error 1068

The Oracle/Hyperion EPM System 9x or 11x is crazy robust due to its suite offerings.

Christian Screen | July 21, 2009

Art of BI: OBIEE and Google Maps Integration Browser Warning

After the first post on Google Maps integration with OBIEE we found that things worked swimmingly with Firefox but a very annoying looking error message was being produced with Internet Explorer(IE).

Christian Screen | July 21, 2009

Art of BI: OBIEE and Google Maps Integration

Integrate Google Maps with OBIEE is really not that difficult when you know how. I recommend having some comfort level with general web development skills such as JavaScript and OOP but even that is not important when you’ve got a nice step-by-step guide like what I am showing here. There are many more caveats to this integration that I may not have had time to write, so comment to the post, and I’ll try to get back to your questions.

Christian Screen | July 14, 2009

Art of BI: C# Convert Decimal to String

Microsoft usually has good documentation but on this particular topic, I always felt that it was lacking.

Christian Screen | July 13, 2009

Art of BI: SQL Exception: The TCP/IP Connection to the host has failed.

It turns out this error is caused when TCP/IP to the SQL Server server instance has been disabled. Below are the steps to resolve the issue.

Christian Screen | July 7, 2009