Parsing XML to Oracle. ODI vs Flexter Enterprise XML Parser

Maciek Kocon Flexter, Oracle, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), SQL, XML, XSD

In some previous posts we demonstrated how to load XML data into an Oracle database using ODI. We first looked at some of the issues when reverse engineering an XSD in ODI. Next we looked at various issues when parsing and processing XML files in ODI. We also showed that Flexter parses XML files without creating a single data flow ...

Tips for Reverse Engineering complex XSDs such as SEPA and NDC in ODI

Maciek Kocon Flexter, Oracle, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), XML, XSD

In this post we will show you a few tips and ODI issues when reverse engineering complex industry XML schemas (XSD) such as NDC FlightPriceRS or SEPA Pain.001. This is the first part in a multi part series. The second part gives you some tips and tricks when parsing XML files in ODI. The third part compares ODI to Flexter, ...

Converting XML files to Oracle without writing a single line of code

Maciek Kocon Flexter, Oracle, XML, XSD

Parsing XML files to Oracle without writing a single line of code In a previous post we demonstrated how to use Flexter to convert XML data into TSV files. This was just an introduction demonstrating some basic features of Flexter including concepts around XML schema normalization and optimization. Converting XML into an Oracle Database This time we are going to ...

Book Review: Predictive Analytics Using Oracle Data Miner

Uli Bethke data mining, Oracle

My friend and colleague, ACE Director Brendan Tierney, has recently published the reference book Predictive Analytics Using Oracle Data Miner. It is the first comprehensive book on the subject matter. The book is primarily aimed at the Oracle Data Scientist/Data Miner. The other target audience are Oracle developers who implement the data mining models created by the Data Scientists in ...

Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) Architecture Review Service.

Uli Bethke Oracle, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

There are various tell-tale signs that something is not quite right with your Oracle Data Integrator implementation. Does your ODI architecture suffer from the following symptoms? The ETL seems to take forever Some data flows take more than 30 minutes Your developers take ages to implement new data flows or change existing mappings The ETL breaks at least once a ...