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As you'd expect from the winners of the Specialized Partner of the Year: Business Analytics at the Oracle UKI Specialized Partner Awards 2014, Beyond work with leading edge BI Applications primarily within the UK Public Sector. We intend to share some of our ideas and discoveries via our blog and hopefully enrich the wider discussion surrounding Oracle Business Intelligence and driving improved insight for customers


Oracle BI Cloud Service (BICS) - Going Beyond SampleApp

One of the products Oracle are currently pushing very heavily is Oracle BI Cloud Service (BICS). BICS allows customers to leverage the features of Oracle Business Intelligence (a limited set of them at least) without the need for on-premise hardware, maintenance overhead, upgrade management and so on. Data can be either uploaded directly into the t...
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Monitoring Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) Load Plan Executions with BI Apps

Update - 22/08/2018 I have added a simple version of the Load Plan Monitor to GitHub ( Available Here ). Please provide any feedback via GitHub. Whilst using the standard Oracle tools for load plan execution monitoring and diagnosis I can't help but feel sometimes that it's a little "clunky". An overview of the execution can be seen from BIACM and ...
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Integrating external command line tools with Oracle data

One thing I find interesting to explore is the integration of different tools with Oracle which may not always be obvious. For example, take the fantastic UNIX command line tool gnuplot . Using this we can very easily produce graphs and charts directly from Oracle data with very little effort. We can even extend that out further to other utilities ...
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Oracle 12c - Adaptive Execution Plans

Having not done a great deal with Oracle 12c, I was quite excited today to see an adaptive execution plan arise from a very simple example. An adaptive plan is quite simply a situation where the optimizer chooses what it believes to be the most optimal plan at parse time, however upon execution uses runtime information to validate that was ind...
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Selectively Enabling Fields/Flexfields on a Query Only Oracle Form Using Personalizations

Selectively Enabling Fields or Descriptive Flexfields on a Query Only Form We have recently worked for a client who wanted a form within Oracle E-Business Suite to be read-only on a particular responsibility, except for the descriptive flexfield . I've also by chance come across a couple of posts on the Oracle OTN Forums recently too that are askin...
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