June 12, 2017

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by: Lauren Prezby

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Categories: Big Data, Cloud, Events, Snowflake

Did you miss Phil Goerdt and Mike Fuller‘s presentation about Cloud computing and storing data at MinneAnalytics #BIgDataTech last week? Let us share their presentation with you! Download it here! Cloud computing has changed how organizations use, access and store their data. While these paradigms have shifted, the traditional way of thinking about databases and data warehouses remain steadfast in […]

June 1, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: Big Data

Who doesn’t love traditions? While I am not the most nostalgic guy, I certainly have a handful of traditions that I hold dear. I think as we blaze bravely ahead, it’s important to remember where we come from, both good and bad to influence a better future. Sure, we all have traditions on a personal […]

May 17, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: Analytics, Business Intelligence, IT Management

My last few blog posts have discussed how data failure happens, and how we can change failure into success (with a little economic thinking). Continuing with that train of thought, in this post I’ll be discussing how we can better implement analytic solutions by challenging the convention of requirements gathering. Don’t “Gather Requirements”. Hunt for […]

May 5, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: Data, Data Science

In my last blog post, I discussed how I think that the way most people talk about BI and analytics is incorrect, how data is fluid, and some of the biggest issues I see when helping clients. I’m going to continue that discussion in this blog post, but pivot the conversation from what is wrong […]

April 19, 2017

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by: pete.scott

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Categories: Cloud, linux, Security, SSH

That title sounds a little weird, tunnels go through the ground and clouds are those fluffy things that float in the sky. However when we are talking about Oracle Cloud and SSH tunneling things make a lot more sense. Although this blog is specific to the Oracle Cloud Database, tunneling is a generic technique and […]

April 14, 2017

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by: Mike Fuller

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Categories: AWS, StreamSets

I’ve had some fun working with StreamSets Data Collector lately and wanted to share how to quickly get up and running on an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance and build a simple pipeline. For anyone unaware, StreamSets Data Collector is, in their own words, a low-latency ingest infrastructure tool that lets […]

March 31, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: Exalytics, OBIEE, Oracle 12c, Tips

Red Pill Analytics recently performed the installation of OBIEE 12c on an Exalytics machine for one of our customers. There is no option to use the Domain Management Utility for installing OBIEE 12c… that’s still only capable of installing OBIEE 11g. Therefore OBIEE 12c is a manual install on Exalytics, but it’s very similar to installing OBIEE […]

March 31, 2017

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by: Stewart Bryson

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Categories: Events, Tips

GaOUG Tech Days is just around the corner: May 9-10 to be exact. We have an incredible venue in Downtown Atlanta called the Loudermilk Center with exceptional event space throughout. We have a great collection of national speakers from the Oracle Community, so the locals in Atlanta can get a feel for larger, more national conferences […]