Course code: O1057
This practical course gives attendees essentials skills to build and harness the Oracle 12c Business Intelligence (OBI) repository.
Business Intelligence Developers
Business Leads and Analysts
Data Warehouse Engineers
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iTrain's course, from a ground up approach will provide attendees essential RPD (Repository Metadata) management skills progressing to also extend the initial repository and model more complex business requirements, including: logical dimension hierarchies, multiple logical table sources, aggregate tables, partitions, and time series data. Following training attendees will have the essential Oracle 12c Business Intelligence (OBI) repository management skillset.
The course provides attendees hands on experience to build their own 12 OBI Repository (RPD, Repository Metadata). Students learn how to build physical and logical joins, simple measures, and calculation measures and how to validate their work by creating and running analyses, and verifying query results using a variety of methods and tools.
This hand on course will also demonstrate how to import schemas, design and build logical business models, and expose business models to users in the Oracle BI user interface.
You will learn how to model more complex business requirements, such as logical dimension hierarchies, multiple logical table sources, aggregate tables, partitions, and time series data.
As with all iTrain courses this can be delivered as a closed course on your site or a third party location. As company specific training iTrain will work with you to tailor content to your organisation and project's specific requirement and objectives. To assist with this iTrain provide a full mobile classroom the Classroom in a Box.
Repository BasicsOracle BI architectureRepository structures, features, and functions Oracle BI Administration ToolCreating a repositoryLoading a repository into Oracle BI Server The Repository Physical LayerImporting data sourcesConnection Pool properties Defining keys and joinsPhysical layer object properties Alias tablesWorking with the physical layer diagram Business Model and Repository Mapping LayerBuilding a business modelBuilding logical tables, columns, and sources Defining logical joinsBuilding measuresExamining business model object propertiesWorking with the business model and mapping layer diagramRepository Presentation LayerExploring presentation layer objects Creating presentation layer objects Modifying presentation layer objectsExamining presentation layer object properties Nesting presentation tablesControlling presentation layer object visibilityTesting and Validating a Repository Checking repository consistency Turning on loggingUploading the repository through Enterprise Manager Executing analyses to test the repositoryInspecting the query logManaging Logical Table SourcesAdding multiple logical table sources to a logical table Specifying logical contentAdding Calculations to a FactCreating new calculation measures based on logical columns Creating new calculation measures based on physical columns Creating new calculation measures using the Calculation Wizard Creating measures using functionsWorking with Logical Dimensions Creating logical dimension hierarchies Creating level-based measures Creating share measuresCreating dimension-specific aggregation rules Creating presentation hierarchiesCreating parent-child hierarchiesCreating ragged and skipped-level hierarchiesEnabling Usage TrackingCreating the usage tracking tablesSetting up the sample usage tracking repositoryTracking and storing Oracle BI Server usage at the detailed query levelUsing usage tracking statistics to optimize query performance and aggregation strategiesUsing Model Checker and AggregatesUsing Model Check ManagerModeling aggregate tables to improve query performance Using the Aggregate Persistence WizardTesting aggregate navigationSetting the number of elements in a hierarchyUsing Partitions and FragmentsExploring partition typesModeling partitions in an Oracle BI repositoryUsing Repository Variables Creating session variables Creating repository variables Creating initialization blocks Using the Variable ManagerUsing dynamic repository variables as filtersModeling Time Series DataUsing time comparisons in business analysisUsing Oracle BI time series functions to model time series dataModeling Many-to-Many RelationshipsUsing bridge tables to resolve many-to-many relationships between dimension tables and fact tablesSetting an Implicit Fact ColumnEnsuring the correct results for dimension-only queries Selecting a predetermined fact table sourceSpecifying a default join path between dimension tablesImporting Metadata from Multidimensional Data Sources Importing a multidimensional data source into a repository Incorporating horizintal federation into a business model
Incorporating vertical federation into a business model Adding Essbase measures to a relational modelDisplaying data from multidimensional sources in Oracle BI analyses and dashboardsSecurityExploring Oracle BI default security settings Creating users and groupsCreating application roles Setting up object permissionsSetting row-level security (data filters) Setting query limits and timing restrictionsCache ManagementRestricting tables as non-cacheableUsing Cache ManagerInspecting cache reports Purging cache entriesModifying cache parameters and options Seeding the cacheManaging Metadata and Working with Service InstancesUsing BI Application Archive (BAR) files to export and import service instances Managing BAR files using WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) commandsManaging service instances using WLST commandsUsing Administration Tool UtilitiesUsing the various Administration Tool utilitiesUsing BI Server XML API to create XML representation of repository metadataMultiuser DevelopmentSetting up a multiuser development environment Developing a repository using multiple developers Tracking development project historyPerforming a Patch Merge Comparing repositories Equalizing objectsCreating a patch Applying a patch Making merge decisions
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