Monthly Archives: July 2013

Why Every BI Solution Needs a Data Exploration Tool like Endeca

There are dozens of fantastic BI tools for reporting and analytics available today.  Market demand keeps growing and the industry responds with an ever evolving toolset and the knowledge capital to deliver.  They excel at offering rich visualizations, intuitive interactivity … Continue reading

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Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.0 – Provisioning Service

With perhaps the exception of scatter plots as an added visualization, the Provisioning Service is easily the coolest new part of OEID 3.  This feature allows business users to very easily load data through the Studio interface to create a … Continue reading

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Effective Communications

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place” –          George Bernard Shaw Some time ago I delivered a lunch ‘n learn on how our project and team communications could be made more effective.  This … Continue reading

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Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.0 – Program Shortcuts

You’ve installed OEID 3 on your Windows machine and successfully bludgeoned your way through the install of WebLogic.  At least enough to have working domains for OES or Studio.  So now your Start Menu is full of new tools, just … Continue reading

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Changes in Oracle Endeca Studio with OEID 3.0

Studio can be installed for either tomcat or WebLogic.  WebLogic is however required to install OES, so though you don’t need to install it to run Studio you may find it just as well to learn to work with it. … Continue reading

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Changes In Oracle Endeca Integrator with OEID 3.0

Integrator is a separate installation from the OEID Discovery install.  However it’s a simple installation and the tool itself is not very different.  There are a couple new components: “Delete Records” and “Modify Records”.  “Reset Data Store” was renamed “Reset … Continue reading

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Changes in Oracle Endeca Server with OEID 3.0

First and most obvious, the references to “Data Store” are largely now replaced with “Data Domain”.  The “domain” represents the set of dgraph processes serving the data store data.  The dgraph processes still exist.  You can no longer setup OES … Continue reading

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