Losing timestamp in ODI when using ojdbc14.jar

Uli Bethke Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

The ojdbc14.jar version of the JDBC driver is losing timestamp information when returning DATE datatypes from Oracle. As per Oracle JDBC driver FAQ this is a known issue. As a workaround it is suggested to set the oracle.jdbc.V8Compatible JDBC parameter to true. You can set this parameter in ODI when defining a Topology: However, a better solution for this is ...

Oracle Data Integrator vs. Oracle Warehouse Builder: What to do, what to do?

Uli Bethke ETL, Oracle, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Oracle Warehouse Builder

One of the questions that regularly comes up in the forums, or during presentations on Oracle data integration products, is on the future of Oracle Warehouse Builder and Oracle Data Integrator. People wonder which tool to use for new projects? What should be done with existing implementations? In this article we will first compare the features and functionalities of both ...

Executing Interfaces and Procedures in parallel in a Package with ODI

Uli Bethke Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

I have been working on Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) over the last three weeks. It is an extremely flexible and innovative tool. Claims by Oracle that it is up to ten times faster to develop ETL routines in ODI as compared to traditional ETL tools are actually no exaggeration. In this article I will show you how to execute Procedures ...