Deploying Oracle Remote Data Connector in Tomcat for Oracle Analytics Cloud

Introduction This post describes deploying Oracle Remote Data Connector (RDC) for Tomcat in a Compute instance running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) for use by Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). RDC is used primarily in cases where data sources are not accessible using a public IP address. It supplements the official RDC documentation found here and here with […]

OAC Remote Data Connector with Jetty

For other A-Team articles by Richard, click here Introduction The Remote Data Connector (RDC) allows the Oracle Analytics Cloud service to connect to on-premise data sources. There are now 2 versions. The initial version required that a web-sever, either weblogic or tomcat, be used on premise for the tool to work.  That version is still available, […]

Direct On-Premise Database Connections for OAC DV via RDC

For other A-Team articles by Richard, click here Introduction The Remote Data Connector (RDC) allows the Oracle Analytics Cloud service to connect to on-premise data sources. In the 5.2 release of Oracle Analytics Cloud, new functionality was added that allowed Data Visualization (DV) to connect directly to on-premise databases, via the Remote Data Connector (RDC) tool, […]

OAC Connection to On-Premise Essbase via Remote Data Connector

For other A-Team articles by Richard, click here Introduction This article walks through the steps to set up the Remote Data Connector (RDC), for Oracle Analytics Cloud, to connect to an On-Premise Essbase source.   Two methods will be described: A direct connection from the Data Visualization tool without the need to use a repository (RPD) […]

Implementing Data Level Security in Oracle Analytics Cloud using Identity Cloud Service

Introduction This post describes implementing Data Level Security in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) using Identity Cloud (IDCS) groups. It focuses on what steps are needed. Links to relevant documentation are provided for details on how to perform the steps. One case for using IDCS satisfies a corporate requirement specifying that the assigning of users to […]

Restricting Access to Oracle Analytics Cloud by IP Range

For other A-Team articles by Richard, click here Introduction Customers may want to restrict access to their Oracle Cloud Services to a set of IP ranges, for instance to only allow connections coming from their corporate office.  That type of restriction is not possible within Oracle Analytics Cloud itself, but it possible to set up using […]

Connecting Oracle Analytics Cloud Essbase to the Autonomous Data Warehouse

Introduction The latest releases of Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC)-Essbase now support connections to the Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW). This post is a step-by-step guide to creating the connections. Links to documentation are provided for all steps where possible. Screen shots are provided for the ADW Connection steps. It is the latest addition to the A-Team Chronicles ADW […]

Using Catalog Manager with Oracle Analytics Cloud

Introduction The latest releases of Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) now support the use of Catalog Manager. Catalog Manager is a tool that lets you perform online and offline management of OAC Catalogs. This post describes how to use Catalog Manager with Oracle Analytics Cloud. It is a step-by-step guide if you wish to perform the steps […]

Completing the Migration from Business Intelligence Cloud Service to Oracle Analytics Cloud

Introduction This post is the second in a two-part series and details the tasks required to complete a migration from Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) to Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). For details on preparing for the migration to OAC see Preparing to Migrate from Business Intelligence Cloud Service to Oracle Analytics […]

Preparing to Migrate from Business Intelligence Cloud Service to Oracle Analytics Cloud

Introduction This post is the first in a two-part series and details the tasks required to prepare for a migration from Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) to Oracle-Managed Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). For details on completing the migration to OAC see Completing the Migration from Business Intelligence Cloud Service to […]

Set up Fusion SaaS BI Cloud Connector (BICC) to use Cloud Storage

For other A-Team articles by Richard, click here Introduction This article walks through the steps to set up a Cloud Storage Container, for use with the Fusion SaaS BI Cloud Connector. This may be of particular interest to Oracle Analytics Cloud customers, wanting to use the new Data Replication functionality from Fusion SaaS (for more details, […]

Creating a VPN Connection for Oracle Analytics Cloud on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure – Classic

Introduction This post details the steps required to create a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection for Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) Data Visualization (DV) using Oracle’s VPN as a Service (VPNaaS). VPNaaS is deployed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure – Classic (OCI-C). VPN is not available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) for Autonomous OAC yet. The specific use […]

Connecting Oracle Analytics Cloud Version 5.x to the Autonomous Data Warehouse

Last Validation: April 2, 2019 for OAC Client version 105.2, OAC 105.2.0-307 and ADW 18.4.0.0 Introduction This post details the steps required in OAC version 5 (18.3+) to upload Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) wallets and to create ADW data, replication and console connections. The wallets are used for Data Visualization (DV) data sets, DV Replications, […]

SaaS Data Replication in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC, and OAAC)

For other A-Team articles by Richard, click here Introduction In the recent Oracle Analytics Cloud release, exciting new SaaS data replication functionality was added.  This allows Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC and OAAC), to replicate data, on a schedule, from a number of Oracle’s SaaS offerings.   For many use cases, this will mean that a separate […]

Fusion SaaS – Finding The View Object You Need for Data Extracts

For other A-Team articles by Richard, click here Introduction For good reason, the database of Fusion SaaS products is not available for ETL tools to work directly against. The recommended approach to extract data for most use cases, is through the BI Cloud Connector tool.  This pulls data from ‘View Objects’ in the Business Intelligence layer […]

Connecting Oracle Analytics Cloud Version 4 to the Autonomous Data Warehouse

Introduction This post details the steps required in OAC version 4 (versions 18.2.x and less) to upload an Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) wallet and create data and console connections in Oracle Autonomous Analytics (OAAC) or Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). The wallet is used for Data Visualization (DV) data sets, Metadata (RPD) connection pools, and Thin Client […]

Extracting Data from Oracle Analytics Cloud using REST

Introduction This post provides a simple method of extracting data from Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) using Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP) REST web services. Refer to REST API for Oracle BI Publisher for details. It builds upon and uses the analysis from the post ‎Extracting Data from Oracle Analytics Cloud using SOAP A key differentiator in OAC and OBIEE […]

Connecting Oracle Data Sync to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud using OCI

Introduction This post details the steps required to create connections in Oracle Data Sync to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) using the JDBC Oracle Call Interface (OCI) driver. It is a companion and alternative to the A-Team post Data Sync and the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) which uses the JDBC Thin driver. For additional details about […]

Creating a Connection in Oracle Analytics Cloud to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud

Deprecation Recent enhancements to OAC have made this post obsolete.  The latest OAC4 post is Here. The OAC5 post is Connecting Oracle Analytics Cloud Version 5 to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Introduction This post details the steps required to create a connection to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) for Data Visualization projects. For additional details on ADWC, visit the Autonomous […]

Connecting an Oracle Analytics Cloud RPD to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud

Deprecation Recent enhancements to OAC have made this post obsolete.  The latest OAC4 post is Here. The OAC5 post is Connecting Oracle Analytics Cloud Version 5 to the Autonomous Data Warehouse Introduction This post details the steps required to prepare an OAC instance for an RPD with an Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADWC) data source connection. It uses the […]