ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-08-02
By Bob Rhubart-Oracle on Aug 02, 2012
- Update: Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse
What's new in OEPE 12c (18.104.22.168.0)? Check it out: Eclipse Juno Support, Oracle ADF Bindings and Data Control Tools, Web Service Security Support, and WebLogic Server 12c Tools. Does that work for you?
- Oracle Business Intelligence EE SampleApp v207 (22.214.171.124.2 BP1) Available on OTN
As reported by Abhinav Agarwal, the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition app, "has been updated, and is now available as a downloadable Virtual Box Virtual Image (VM). The VM has Oracle BI EE 126.96.36.199.2 BP1, Oracle Database 188.8.131.52.0 (with Apex, OLAP, ODM & ORE), Oracle TimesTen 184.108.40.206.0, Oracle Essbase 220.127.116.11, Oracle Internet Directory, and other Oracle software installed and configured."
- Most aggravating developer induced headaches for Middleware Administrators | Lucas Jellema
"Developers create the artifacts that administrators will deploy and manage on the middleware infrastructure," says Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema. "These developers can make life easier for the administrators if they adhere to certain best practices in creating and handing over these artifacts. However, out of ignorance, disinterest or lack of time it is unfortunately common for administrators to experience severe frustrations over the work of developers."
- Building an OBIEE Test Lab - Part II | ORACLENERD
The adventure continues! Oracle ACE Chet "ORACLENERD" Justice celebrates his accomplishment with another installment in his ongoing business intelligence saga.
- Little Features – Big Value! | Tony Scalese
Oracle ACE Tony Scalese offers a look at some of what he describes as the "hidden gem" features in Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management.
- Improving the performance of pivot view in OBIEE 10G | Vishal Pathak
Capgemini's Vishal Pathak illustrates an approach for improving the performance of the pivot view of OBIEE. "Pivot view," Pathak explains, "is the name of a class of representation in which we slice and dice data based on various dimensions. We arrange one dimension on the x axis and another on y axis. The data is then aggregated based on both these dimensions and presented in a grid format."
- Free WebLogic Server Course | Rene van Wijk
DIY training! For those eager to learn more about Oracle WebLogic but not so eager to deal with classrooms and instructors, Oracle ACE and popular middleware blogger Rene van Wijk shares information on a free self-directed course covering your favorite application server.
Thought for the Day
"I'm a strong believer in being minimalistic. Unless you actually are going to solve the general problem, don't try and put in place a framework for solving a specific one, because you don't know what that framework should look like."