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Introduction to Oracle BI

This 5 day intensive OBIEE hands-on course is designed for IT professionals who have basic experience with Oracle. Participants will learn the methods on how to use OBIEE to enable business intelligence through data analysis.

What you'll learn

The course will seek to help participants learn how to use Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE). It covers key elements in the OBIEE suite, including tools to build interactive dashboards, perform ad hoc analysis, configure information deliveries, alerts and produce reporting. Participants will learn how to create tables, charts, narratives, and pivot tables.

Come enjoy the motivating atmosphere, learning with your peers while you discover the possibilities of the Oracle Business Intelligence.

Course Content

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Overview

  • Installation of OBIEE 11g software
  • Data warehouse fundamentals
  • Data Modelling Concepts
  • Overview of Oracle BI Applications OBIEE 11g Server Architecture

Repository Basics

  • Using Administration Tool and Creating a Repository
  • Exploring Oracle BI architecture components
  • Exploring a repository’s structure, features, and functions
  • Using the Oracle BI Administration Tool
  • Creating a repository
  • Loading a repository into Oracle BI Server memory

Building the Physical Layer of a Repository

  • Importing data sources
  • Setting up connection pool properties
  • Defining keys and joins
  • Examining physical layer object properties
  • Creating alias tables

Building the Business Model and Mapping Layer of a Repository

  • Building a business model
  • Building logical tables, columns, and sources
  • Defining logical joins
  • Building measures
  • Examining business model object properties

Building the Presentation Layer of a Repository

  • Exploring Presentation layer objects
  • Creating Presentation layer objects
  • Modifying Presentation layer objects
  • Examining Presentation layer object properties

Testing and Validating a Repository

  • Checking repository consistency
  • Turning on logging
  • Defining a repository in the initialization file
  • Executing analyses to test a repository
  • Inspecting the query log

Building Logical Table Sources

  • Managing Logical Table Sources
  • Adding Multiple logical table sources to a logical table
  • Specifying logical content

Adding calculations to a fact

  • Creating new calculation measures based on existing logical columns
  • Creating new calculation measures based on physical columns
  • Creating new calculation measures using the Calculation Wizard
  • Creating measures using functions

Working with Logical Dimensions

  • Creating logical dimension hierarchies
  • Creating level-based measures
  • Creating share measures
  • Creating dimension-specific aggregation rules
  • Creating presentation hierarchies
  • Creating parent-child hierarchies
  • Using calculated members

Using Aggregates

  • Modeling aggregate tables to improve query performance
  • Setting the number of elements in a hierarchy
  • Testing aggregate navigation
  • Using the Aggregate Persistence Wizard

Using Partitions and Fragments

  • Exploring partition types
  • Modeling partitions in an Oracle BI repository
  • Using the Calculation Wizard to create derived measures

Using Repository Variables

  • Creating session variables
  • Creating repository variables
  • Creating initialization blocks
  • Using the Variable Manager
  • Using dynamic repository variables as filters

Modeling Time Series Data

  • Using time comparisons in business analysis
  • Using Oracle BI time series functions to model time series data

Modeling Many-to-Many Relationships

  • Using bridge tables to resolve many-to-many relationships between dimension tables and fact tables

Setting an Implicit Fact Column

  • Adding fact columns automatically to dimension-only queries
  • Ensuring the expected results for dimension-only queries
  • Selecting a predetermined fact table source
  • Specifying a default join path between dimension tables

Importing Metadata from Multidimensional Data Sources

  • Importing a multidimensional data source into a repository
  • Incorporating horizontal federation into a business model
  • Incorporating vertical federation into a business model
  • Adding Essbase measures to a relational model
  • Displaying data from multidimensional sources in Oracle BI analyses and dashboards

Security

  • Exploring Oracle BI default security settings
  • Creating users and groups
  • Creating application roles
  • Setting up object permissions
  • Setting row-level security (data filters)
  • Setting query limits and timing restrictions

Cache Management

  • Restricting tables as non-cacheable
  • Using Cache Manager
  • Inspecting cache reports
  • Purging cache entries
  • Modifying cache parameters and options
  • Seeding the cache

Enabling Usage Tracking

  • Setting up the sample usage tracking repository
  • Tracking and storing Oracle BI Server usage at the detailed query level
  • Using usage tracking statistics to optimize query performance and aggregation strategies
  • Analyzing usage results using Oracle BI Answers and other reporting tools

Multiuser Development

  • Setting up a multiuser development environment
  • Developing a repository using multiple developers
  • Tracking development project history

Performing a Patch Merge

  • Comparing repositories
  • Equalizing objects
  • Creating a patch
  • Applying a patch
  • Making merge decisions

Upcoming Dates

LocationDatePrice
AccraFebruary 6th, 2023₦350,000
LagosFebruary 20th, 2023₦350,000
OnlineMarch 13th, 2023₦350,000
LagosMarch 27th, 2023₦350,000

Delivery Methods

Classroom Training

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Online Training

Our online trainings (live instructor-led) are delivered by certified instructors and are designed to replicate a classroom experience which enables full interactions.

Onsite Training

Our onsite training team allows us to bring our skills and expertise to you. Onsite courses are developed in conjunction with you, ensuring your expectations are exceeded.

1-to-1 Training

With our one-to-one training you’ll not only receive the undivided attention of the trainer, but one-to-one training allows you to tailor the training to your specific needs.

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