2020 hasn’t been a great year, with Covid forcing people home and all major events moving from physical to virtual. At the same time, now is the perfect time for attendees: everyone is creating and sharing content via videos, blogs or talks in conferences. People that before had to choose wisely the “1 conference” where […]

Las week I shared a personal experience of talking to a small online audience (just one person) and how that episode made me think about my commitment to public talking and understanding that performing at best is still key for both the speaker and the audience. One of the items that I explored was the […]

Oracle Analytics Server is out since several months and a common ask is to provide SSO with Kerberos Authentication. The “old” OBIEE12c style Kerberos configuration is not working with OAS. Oracle provided a solution to implement it via Apache Server and Oracle Access Manager Identity Asserter. All the info are published in Doc ID 2707401.1

The 2019 end-of-year holiday period is approaching, before closing the laptop for few days it’s good to look back how the year went. It has been very busy working wise: client work, conference preparation and talks, blog posts and videos kept my time well occupied. I also had an amazing news in June, when, during […]

If you read this now and you wanted to submit for ITOUG Tech Days 2020…. well, bad luck, you’re too late! ITOUG Tech Days 2020 was closed last week with an astonishing record of submissions! This post will analyse a bit the numbers of the submissions using the magic Oracle Analytics Cloud. First of all, uploading […]

Hello! After a long time I’m back to my personal blog! You can find all my Rittman Mead related blog posts here! Recently I’ve been doing some personal study around various areas including streaming, machine learning and data visualization and one of the tools that got my attention is Looker. I’ve initially heard about Looker from […]

I’m pleased to announce that, for the first time, a BI/Analytics track will be present at ITOUG! ITOUG, the recently created Italian Oracle User Group, has been so far almost 100% DBA orientated. At the next event, which will be held on 8th June 2017 at UNA Century Hotel in Milan, we are opening a new BI/Analytics […]

For anybody on OBIEE 12c wanting to enable full SSL, Oracle provided within the OBIEE Documentation an explanation on how to set it up using demo certificates. However the usage of demo certificates gives the end user the annoying problem of needing to accept an exception to enter the website since the demo certificate wasn’t created for […]

For anybody interested in how to remove or add Data Visualisation (also known as Visual Analyser)  option to a specific role in OBIEE 12c, Oracle released Doc ID 2102444.1 which gives the detail about the procedure using WLST and the RevokeDVPermission.py (or GrantDVPermission.py) that should be present in the OBIEE12c Installation Middleware home by default.