Oracle Business Intelligence and Cloudera Impala configuration


It's pretty easy to find a guide for connecting OBI EE to Cloudera's Impala when OBI EE is installed on MS Windows. But I haven't found any guides for Linux platform. So, here it is. Steps to connect OBI EE to Cloudera Impala when OBI EE is installed on Linux are the following: Download ODBC drivers Install and configure ODBC drivers on Linux (server side) Install and configure ODBC drivers on Windows (client side) Create and configure physical layer of repository Downloading ODBC drivers All the drivers you need are located on Cloudera's website and are available for download for free. Go to Download Cloudera Connectors page and select "Impala Drivers & Connectors". Click ODBC. Locate and download drivers for…

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Oracle Business Intelligence 11g installation guide (Linux)


This guide shows step by step how to install OBIEE on Linux platform. But I've installed OBIEE to multiple Linux, Solaris, AIX and Windows servers, and can say that the process does not have significant differences in any other Unix or even Windows platforms. The only difference I can remember right now is a particular Java version for AIX (and it's perfectly documented). So all the steps of this guide could be used for any platform. Installation steps Prepare environment; Download proper distributives; Create database repository; Install and configure software. Preparing environment Before starting an installation, you need to prepare proper environment, which consists of proper operating system for BI server, database for storing OBI EE repository and for a…

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