Adding Web Service Trusted Certificates to a Wallet in Oracle Database Cloud Service

Introduction This post documents how to add trusted TLS/SSL certificates to an Oracle Database as a Service (DBaaS) wallet. It uses an example of an Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) REST API call to Delete Cached Data as documented in REST APIs for Oracle BI Cloud Service. This call is issued from PL/SQL and […]

Using the Virtual Image Service Level of Oracle Database Cloud Service

Introduction This post details the procedures needed to create a database using the Virtual Image Service Level of Oracle Database Cloud Service. Also, it provides verification steps for each procedure. It draws extensively from both the A-team post Getting Started with Oracle Database Cloud Service – Virtual Image – Creating a database and Oracle’s documentation […]

Performing ELT Lookups with Data Sync

For other A-Team articles about BICS and Data Sync, click here Introduction The Data Sync tool provides the ability to extract from both on-premise, and cloud data sources, and to load that data into BI Cloud Service (BICS), Oracle Analytics Cloud Service (OACS), and other relational databases. In the 2.3 release of Data Sync, new […]

Performing ELT Data Transformations with Data Sync

For other A-Team articles about BICS and Data Sync, click here Introduction The Data Sync tool provides the ability to extract from both on-premise, and cloud data sources, and to load that data into BI Cloud Service (BICS), Oracle Analytics Cloud Service (OACS), and other relational databases. In the past, if you needed to transform the […]

Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle Analytics Cloud using ODI and REST – Part III

Introduction In December, 2016 Oracle announced Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) release 12.2.1.2.6 which contains significant new features including RESTful services. This three-part series details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Field Service Cloud (OFSC) into Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). It is a companion to the A-Team post Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud […]

Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle Analytics Cloud using ODI and REST – Part II

  Introduction In December, 2016 Oracle announced Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) release 12.2.1.2.6 which contains significant new features including RESTful services. This three-part series details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Field Service Cloud (OFSC) into Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). It is a companion to the A-Team post Loading Data from Oracle Field Service […]

Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle Analytics Cloud using ODI and REST – Part I

Introduction In December, 2016 Oracle announced Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) release 12.2.1.2.6 which contains significant new features including support for RESTful services. This three-part series details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Field Service Cloud (OFSC) into Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). It is a companion to the A-Team post Loading Data from Oracle Field […]

Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle BI Cloud Service using REST

Introduction This post details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Field Service Cloud (OFSC) into the Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) using RESTful services. It is a companion to the A-Team post Loading Data from Oracle Field Service Cloud into Oracle BI Cloud Service using SOAP . Both this post and […]

Loading Data from Oracle Identity Cloud Service into Oracle BI Cloud Service using REST

Introduction This post details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) into the Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS). It builds upon the A-team post IDCS Audit Event REST API which details the REST API calls used. One use case for this method is for analyzing trends regarding audit events. […]

Using SSH for Data Sync Loads to BI Cloud Service (BICS)

For other A-Team articles about BICS and Data Sync, click here Introduction Since this article was written, the ability to create an SSH tunnel has been added as inbuilt functionality to the Data Sync tool.  For more details of how to use that, please see this article.  The method detailed in this article can be […]

Using ODI Loading Knowledge Modules on the Oracle Database Cloud Service (DBCS)

Introduction   This article discusses how to use Loading Knowledge Modules (LKMs) in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) to upload data into instances of the Oracle Database Cloud Service (DBCS).  LKMs are re-usable code templates within the ODI framework that can be used in ODI mappings to perform data upload operations. On cloud computing, Oracle offers […]

Setting up Oracle’s Database as a Service (DBaaS) Pluggable Databases (PDBs) to Allow Connections via SID

Introduction With the release of Oracle 12c Database the concept of Pluggable Databases (PDBs) was introduced.  Within a Container Database (CDB) one or many of these PDBs can exist.  Each PDB is a self-contained database, with its own system, sysaux and user tablespaces.  Each database has its own unique service name, and essentially functions as a stand-alone database. Oracle’s […]

Getting Started with Oracle Database Cloud Service – Virtual Image – Creating a database

Introduction The Oracle Database Cloud Service – Virtual Image option gives great flexibility on how to deploy databases in the Oracle Cloud. It allows customization options in almost all aspects of the database (e.g. file system layout, memory management, etc.). This makes this option very beneficial – for example – in highly customized database deployments […]