Increase the Slider Limit in OBIEE 11g

If you build a lot of reports in Answers you’ve probably noticed that by default a slider will only allow 50 values. If you enter a higher value in this dialog box: then you will get an error message like this: To increase the limit modify this config file: <MW_HOME>\instances\instance1\config\OracleBIPresentationServicesComponent\coreapplication_obips1\instanceconfig.xml Locate <Views></Views> tag and inbetween […]

3 New OBIEE Tutorials

Oracle have added some new tutorials to their Learning Library. Integrating Oracle BI Analyses with Microsoft Office Creating a BI Publisher Report Based on External Web Services Creating a BI Publisher Report Based on HTTP (XML/RSS Feed) Data Sources Note, you will need an Oracle.com account to view this content – create one here.

OBIEE Admin Tool Gives nQSError: 46036

Ever wondered what happens when you try and open an OBIEE 11.1.1.5 repository in online mode from the 11.1.1.3 Administration Tool? Well you might get this lovely error message: [nQSError: 46036] Internal Assertion: Condition m_pFile->Read(&*bytes.begin() + sizeof(int32)), numChars * sizeof(uint16)) == numChars * sizeof(uint16), file server\objectmodel\Src\SORpArchivePersistStream.cpp, line 456. Needless to say the 2 versions aren’t […]

Notes from an OBIEE 11.1.1.5 In-Place Upgrade

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post and I must confess I’ve been rather busy of late. A good chunk of my recent workload has been taken up with an in place upgrade of OBIEE from 11.1.1.3 to 11.1.1.5. I thought I’d spend a couple of minutes here to jot down a […]