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Understanding The Informatica MD5 Function

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Apr 25, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

by S. K. Purushotham

This article will help you understand the importance of the MD5 function in Informatica. It will also help you answer questions like:

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Tags: Data Warehousing, Informatica, Tutorial, ETL, SK Purushotham, Data Integration, Blog

ETL in the Cloud: The Main Challenge Of Cloud-Based Business Intelligence

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Sun, Apr 20, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

by Kusal Swarnakar

The cloud comes with many advantages and some challenges.  Innovations in cloud technology allow businesses to operate more or less exclusively in the cloud, should they want to go that route.  Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) technology allows for a seamless integration of information from various sources to be…

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Tags: Data Warehousing, Kusal Swarnakar, Cloud Services, Big Data, ETL, Data Integration, Blog

How To Merge My Old BI Environment With My New Oracle BI Apps Environment

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

by Ravi Hoskote

How can I create and maintain a single environment for existing BI content and new Oracle BI Apps content?

The popularity of the Oracle BI Applications (OBIA) is growing, thanks to the millions of customers who have experienced and appreciated the value it can deliver.  But a common question still remains unanswered - "What do I do with my existing business intelligence content?"   Most wish to avoid having separate environments for Oracle BI Applications and their other, non-OBIA, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and third-party BI content.

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Tags: OBIEE, Migrations, Ravi Hoskote, Packaged ERP Analytics, Oracle, Business Intelligence, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Blog

What Is Cache?... 5 Steps to Automatically Purge Cache in Oracle BI

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Apr 16, 2014 @ 01:02 PM

by Raviteja Mamillapalli

What is Cache?

Analytics systems reduce database calls by creating a ‘Cache’ of data on the same machine as the Analytics engine.  Caching has a small cost in terms of disk space to store and a small number of I/O transactions on the server, but this cost is easily outweighed by the improvement in response time.

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Tags: OBIEE, Cache, DAC, Raviteja Mamillapalli, Oracle, Business Intelligence, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Blog

Enterprise Management Reporting Best Practices

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Tue, Apr 15, 2014 @ 10:43 AM

by Myles Gilsenan

With many technology options available and the degree of complexity involved in the related business processes, it can be difficult to define an efficient architecture for enterprise management reporting across the organization.  This article outlines some best practices for enterprise management reporting.

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Tags: Financial Analytics, EPM, Data Quality, Business Intelligence, Myles Gilsenan, Performance Management, Blog

The Top 5 Business Intelligence Metrics For Finance

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Sun, Apr 13, 2014 @ 06:55 AM

by Jeremiah Johnson

The health of a business' finances is the strongest determinant of whether the company is thriving or in dire straits. It is for this reason that paying close attention to key finance metrics is an absolute necessity. If business leaders are consistently implementing these metrics and they discover that their business' finances are off track, then they can make adjustments before it is too late do do anything.

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Tags: Financial Analytics, Finance, Business Intelligence, Jeremiah Johnson, Blog

The Oracle Data Integrator 12C Standalone Collocated Agent

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Apr 10, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

by Raviteja Santosh

The Standalone Collocated Agent comes as additional feature with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)  12C, which is the blend of both standalone and Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) agents in ODI 12C.  This can be configured only with an ODI 12C Enterprise Edition Installation.

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Tags: ODI, Raviteja Santosh, Oracle, Tutorial, Data Integration, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Blog

Getting Familiar With Oracle's BIACM & FSM

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Apr 02, 2014 @ 08:44 AM

by Ashwin Pujari

Oracle Business Intelligence Applications 11g : Getting familiar With Oracle's Business Intelligence Applications Configuration Manager (BIACM) & Functional Set-Up Manager (FSM)

Once the BIAPPS installation is completed, the newly introduced web-based JAVA applications, BI Configuration Manager (BIACM) and Functional Set-up Manager (FSM), are available for administrators to complete the set-up related tasks. As it is a new product, the first thing that most do is, run through the oracle documentation, discuss with experts and fellow colleagues, take part in Oracle webinars etc.  After that, we still land up with a long list of new terminologies and jargon.

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Tags: Data Warehousing, ODI, Ashwin Pujari, BIACM, FSM, Oracle, Tutorial, ETL, Data Integration, Oracle BI Applications, Examining OBIA 11g, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Blog