By Mike.Hallett-Oracle on May 19, 2015
This new release of Oracle Business Intelligence v.184.108.40.206, includes a number of new features and a focus on overall quality improvement. Significant new features and enhancements include:
Expanded Data Source Support, including support for Cloudera Impala and Hive2. Users can also access information directly from their Hyperion Planning applications to build and deliver analytical content with OBI. Integration with the Oracle 12c database has been enhanced with support for compression, Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression (EHCC), and in-memory Oracle database features.
Improved User Experience, including a new Tree Map visualization. Subject area search makes it easier to locate elements to add to an analysis. Users can now save and re-use custom column definitions. More options are available to users when exporting content. Customers can now take advantage of HTML5 for rendering charts.
New Capabilities for Exalytics, including support for count distinct aggregations. Aggregations for levels with non-unique level keys, ragged and skip level hierarchies, and time levels with no chronological keys are also supported. A new Summary Advisor command line utility is available to assist with scripting maintenance tasks.
New Capabilities for Administration, including Mobile App Designer installed by default. A database policy store is available for security administration.
BI Publisher Integration with WebCenter Content: This integration will enable customers to deliver BI Publisher output directly to WebCenter Content.
Also tune into the BIWA TechCast on OBIEE 220.127.116.11 on June 4 by ACE Director, Dan Vlamis.
- And Robin Moffat’s commentary on the RittmanMead blog