OBIEE 11.1.1.7 to 11.1.1.9 upgrade


OBIEE 11.1.1.9 was released on May 15, 2015 and has a few interesting new features. It is the first (and possibly the last) major release in the last couple of years. From my point of view, it isn't a revolution but evolution of the 11.1.1.7.x branch. It's very easy to upgrade existing 11.1.1.7.x instance to 11.1.1.9.0 and involves the following steps: Download OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 distributive Determine currently used Weblogic server release Download Weblogic 10.3.6 upgrade installer [optional] Upgrade Weblogic to 10.3.6 [optional] Upgrade OBIEE software Upgrade database repository (MDS and BIPLATFORM) Upgrade various system components Download OBIEE…

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OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 New Features (documentation)


OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 has been released on May 15, 2015. There is a portion of interesting new features. I'll try some of them later and write about it. For now here is the list of new features from documentation. Documentation (New Features) is available here and here. Almost complete list of documented new features is: Whole Rpd Checkout Option Added to Multiuser Menu Improvements to Aggregate Persistence Initialization Block Written in JSON Syntax This release provides the ability to use variables to override values in selection steps. A variables used to override selection steps must use an initialization block with its initialization string written in JSON syntax. See Initialization Strings Used in Variables to Override Selection Steps…

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OBIEE 11.1.1.9 soon?


UPD. May 14, 2015 OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 is now availbale for download on OTN. New features here. Note This post contains assumptions and rumors about upcoming OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0. Since it have been released, this post is no longer actual. You may be interested in reading about OBIEE 11.1.1.9 New features or OBIEE 11.1.1.7 to 11.1.1.9 upgrade. An interesting thing have been spotted in "Patch 20532929: PATCHSET UPDATE: HYPERION ESSBASE SERVER 11.1.2.4.001" readme. The first fixed bug is: Defect Number Defect Fixed 20573567 When upgrading EPM from 11.1.2.3 to 11.1.2.4 and BI from 11.1.…

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