Investigating Oracle EPM System Fusion Edition With Your Data Warehouse Strategy
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Presentation By Edward Roske, CEO of interRel Consulting interRel Consulting focuses mainly on education and works with Hyperion products.  At this year’s OpenWorld, interRel won the 2008 Oracle Titan award for EPM solution of the year.  The presenter, Ed Roske, is CEO of interRel Consulting and author of the book Look Smarter than you are with Hyperion Essbase. Challenges in a Data Warehousing Environment Getting data out of a data warehouse can be a lot like drinking from a firehose.  Data warehouses are very imposing.  It’s a little like wondering into a Michael’s warehouse and finding a particular candle.  The …
Content Management With Web 2.0
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With the advent of Web 2.0, the online audience has become much more sophisticated. It’s not enough to just serve up content. Users want to be able to access the site from any device and to be able to interact with it.
Oracle Backup and Recovery Strategies
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Based on a presentation delivered by Carlos Carballo, Senior Sales Consultant at Oracle I worked with Verizon for about 10 years and had a junior DBA who left to become a main DBA. His first month on the job, he calls me up and says, “I don’t think that the backups have been working and it just went down.” They get a hold of tech support and the person says, “First thing . . . update your resume. Second, pray…” In a survey of 250 IT global decision makers, 45% invest less than $500,000 a year in database recovery. And while …
Tuning the Oracle Grid: Part One
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In August 2008, DOUG hosted a presentation by the world-renowned Oracle expert, Richard Niemiec. Because of the large amount of material covered during his lecture, this has been split into two articles. The first deals with grid control and tuning with STATSPACK or AWR reporting. The second article will concentrate on RAC.