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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OBI EE patching process


If you want to get working instance of OBI EE you typically need to install "basic" OBI EE version (11.1.1.7.0 currently) and then patch it to the latest version. Each patch corrects multiple errors and brings new features and browsers support. This post outlines basic patching principles and shows step by step process of applying the latest patch. There are nine patches available at the time of this post: Version Patch number 11.1.1.7.1 16556157 11.1.1.7.131017 17530796 11.1.1.7.140114 17886497 11.1.1.7.140225 18057570 11.1.1.7.140415 18283508 11.1.1.7.140527 18507268 11.1.1.7.140715 18818588 11.1.…

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