Oracle Data Miner - New Resources

Uli Bethke Best Practice, Business Intelligence, data mining, Data Warehouse, Training

Over the past couple of weeks a couple of new web resources have appeared on Oracle Data Miner The first one is that Charlie Berger, the director of Oracle Data Mining Product Management, has started a blog specifically for Oracle Data Miner. Check it out, http://blogs.oracle.com/datamining/ If you are already using Oracle Data Miner or are interested in following its ...

How to prepare for Data Mining

Uli Bethke Best Practice, data mining, Training

There is a new article by Eric King of The Modeling Agency on How to Prepare for Data Mining. It has some interesting points on various aspects that you would need to look out for. I think some of the important things is that you need to plan such a project carefully, that you understand what you can get out ...

ODI: Automating deployment of scenarios to production in Oracle Data Integrator

Uli Bethke Best Practice, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

In this post I will show you how you can automatically deploy scenarios in ODI. It is rather cumbersome to manually deploy scenarios from a test/development to a production environment. Typically it involves the following steps: - Manually (re-)generate all scenarios that need to be deployed and any child scenarios referenced. - Manually export the (re-)generated scenarios - Log in ...

OWB Best Practice Part 1: Logically organise your DW project with Collections

Uli Bethke Best Practice, Oracle Warehouse Builder

Once you have gone beyond the implementation of more than one data mart for your Enterprise Data Warehouse project in Oracle Warehouse Builder, it becomes harder and harder to find a particular object for editing amongst the hundreds or thousands of objects. OWB Collections come to the rescue. They allow you to logically organise your project into virtual folders by ...