The Myth of Self-Service Analytics

Recently, I read an article titled ‘The Myth of Self-Service Analytics’ (http://www.perceptualedge.com/blog/?p=2467) which discusses the danger of jumping on magic solutions based on colourful software tools which, supposedly, can enable everyone and anyone to analyse information and business data. My favourite gripe is about Self-service BI because there is more than meets the eye when it comes to this topic. There are several points to keep in mind while discussing Self-service BI because they are, as usual, not black and white but grey.   BI…

Oracle Day 2015 – Simplify IT

In association with Miracle ehf, Oracle is pleased to invite you to a 1 day workshop under the banner of “Simplify IT”. You will be able to meet with top Oracle experts and share our vision on different subjects such as Digital Engagement, Cloud, Oracle Storage and Database Ecosystem, Software in Silicon and Big Data. We will also bring you the latest news and developments from Oracle Open World in San Francisco. The day will consist of 1.5 hours sessions with breaks in between, giving…

Clever feature in Oracle

I came across an article that describes a mechanism in Oracle that automatically performs a function that has traditionally been implemented “manually”. It caches results from functions so they only have to be called once for each value sent to the function. This works for version 11.1 and newer and version 11.2 offers some improvements. The benefit of the way Oracle implements this is that the mechanism works across sessions, i.e. if function f(x) is called in session 1 then the function does not have…

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