Monday, May 23, 2011

BIWA Techcast: Oracle BI 11.1.1.5 Released – OBIEE 11g Changes and New Features, May 25, noon ET

"Oracle BI 11.1.1.5 Released – OBIEE 11g Changes and New Features"

Oracle Business Intelligence 11g was a huge release.  When OBIEE 11g was introduced, the font size had to be so small to fit all of the important new features on one PowerPoint slide, that it was unreadable.  Now, in May 2011, Oracle has issued the first patch release for OBIEE 11g, version 11.1.1.5.0.  Arguably, the biggest news on this release is that it is the first patch release since 11g was launched with version 11.1.1.3 in August, 2010 (11.1.1.4 was skipped).  For those that were waiting for the first patch release, you no longer have that excuse for waiting to move to 11g of OBIEE.

Other notable features in version 11.1.1.5.0 include:
•          Full support for the Apple iPad
•          Full support for OLAP sources including Essbase and Oracle OLAP
•          Support for Oracle BI Applications release 7.9.6.3
•          New support for Oracle TimesTen, MS SQL Server Analytic Services, and SAP BW
•          Reduced memory requirements for Weblogic and streamlined install process
•          64-bit BI Admin Tool
•          New visualizations in the BI Admin tool

In this BIWA TechCast, Dan Vlamis, President of Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc. and BIWA Board member will show off several of these and other new features in a live demonstration.  Dan will also briefly touch on features introduced in OBIEE 11.1.1.3, including new visualizations, Action Framework, map views, and OLAP-style interaction.  Dan will be joined by Oracle product management so they can answer questions you may have on these features and other topics related to Oracle Business Intelligence.
For more information on how to connect to this free TechCast to be held May 25, from 11:00am to 12:00pm, see https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/212164985 to register. to register.


Slides are now posted at:
http://www.vlamis.com/storage/papers/biwa2011-presentation1.pdf
Presentation posted here

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