Multiple LDAP Authentication Providers in OBIEE 11.1.1.5

With the release of OBIEE 11.1.1.5 we are able to get round one of the drawbacks from the previous version, namely having more than one LDAP provider configured in Weblogic. Oracle have virtualised the providers so that more than one can be used at a time. To enable this, one extra config step is required: […]

OBIEE Multi-Environment Quick Login

Here’s a little snippet that can save time if you often need to switch between multiple OBIEE instances (Local, Dev, QA, Prod etc.) It can be a pain to type your username and password over and over so I came up with a one-click launch page. I like set my browser home page up with […]

Using Oracle SQL Developer with MySQL

A few months back I blogged about using Oracle’s excellent SQL Developer tool with Microsoft SQL Server databases. In a similar way you can also connect to MySQL – here’s how… You will need to download the most recent version of Connector/J from the MySQL website. This is the official JDBC driver for MySQL, made […]

Oracle Magazine BI Articles

Oracle Magazine is published bi-monthly and is put up online as part of the Oracle Technology Network. The magazine often contains useful articles on Business Intelligence, usually written by Mark Rittman. Here are some recent examples that may be of interest: Upgrade to Oracle Business Intelligence EE 11g Putting Business Intelligence on the Map Using […]