March 22, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: OBIEE, Red Pill Analytics' Tips, Tips

Let’s pretend that you need to change ports within your OBIEE 12c instance due to new applications that natively install into ports that OBIEE is running. Or maybe you want to have the ports be the same as the OBIEE 11g ports. Whatever the reason, how do we go about changing the ports within the […]

Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) is generally available (GA) today, and I’m excited to be included in this OAC blog hop welcome wagon. So I’m slumming it with a bunch of Essbase professionals, as you can see from the list of contributing authors below. It’s fascinating to see just how stoked the Essbase community is for […]

March 7, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: OBIEE, Oracle 12c, Tips

Recently I had to verify the version of an OBIEE installation for a client. As I was already ssh-ed into the Linux machine, I figured there was a way to determine the version without having to log into the presentation server. Turns out, I was right, but for thoroughness sake, I’ll cover both approaches. Using […]

March 6, 2017

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by: Lauren Prezby

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Categories: Events

Red Pill Analytics is looking forward to heading back to Las Vegas for Collaborate17 on April 2– 6, 2016. We are lucky to have our presenters join the amazing list of presentations and panels on the #C17LV schedule. Make sure to add these great sessions from Red Pill Analytics to your Collaborate17 schedule. Up Your Analytics Ante With Oracle Advanced Analytics […]

February 17, 2017

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by: GregSuk

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Categories: Tableau, Tips

We have seen recently how easily false narratives get picked up and repeated so many times that eventually it is believed as true. Perhaps this is an idea that was borrowed from cooking. Cooking has long been rife with traditions and ideas that have been passed down from generation to generation that while the original […]

January 24, 2017

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by: Fahd Saeed

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Categories: Red Pill Analytics' Tips, Tips

We all get by with a little help from our friends. Let us share a tech tip with you and offer you an opportunity to learn more from the Red Pill Analytics team. I came across a table with some troublesome duplicated rows and wanted to remove these dups so I used an old query of […]

January 23, 2017

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by: pete.scott

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Categories: GitHub

Last time I blogged about getting started with the new Git VCS functionality in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12.2. Then, I promised to write a bit on integrating Git into the deployment process. Firstly, a disclaimer. I used to work for a IT services company that also ran one of the largest ITIL training organizations […]

January 11, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: Analytics, Data Science, OBIEE, Oracle

As I’ve been discussing in my last few blogs, it’s possible to start using OBIEE for analytics, rather than the standard operational reporting and BI that is commonplace. Data science has been quite the buzz the last few years, and no doubt about it, data scientists can bring great value and understanding to an organization, […]