First look at the Windows 10 Linux subsystem


A few days ago Microsoft announced coming of Ubuntu Linux on Windows 10. While I'm not a Linux fanboy, most of the servers I'm responsible for work on Linux system. And Linux has plenty of features I like and miss on my Windows machine. So it was impossible to pass by this feature. Right now Linux subsystem is available only for members of the Windows Insider program. Windows should be upgraded to the latest 14316 preview build. And a few additional steps should be done. The first one is to turn this feature on. Go to the Control panel. Open Programs. Click Turn Windows features on or off. Turn on Windows Subsystem for Linux (Beta). I'm not sure about this…

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OBIEE Windows 10 installation tips


Warning Windows 10 is not a supported platform for any OBIEE installation. Following this guide is on your own responsibility. For testing or educational purposes only. While Windows 10 is not an officially supported platform for OBIEE 11g it's currently most advanced Microsoft OS. Free one-year migration from Windows 7 and 8.1 prompts suggestion that many developers will have to install OBIEE 11g server on their workstations. I hope Oracle will support Windows 10 in the future releases. There are a couple of tricks needed for installing OBIEE on Windows 10 right now. I believe that general installation path is well known for you. If not you may see my post Oracle Business Intelligence 11g installation guide (Linux). Windows…

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OBIEE on Windows 10: not a guide


Attention! Achtung! Внимание! This post does not describe how to install OBIEE on Windows 10. TL;DR: Proceed to the OBIEE Windows 10 installation tips post for the installation guide. Windows 10 was released by Microsoft a couple of weeks ago. OBIEE is not certified to work on Windows 10, but I believe it will get a significant share of the OS market very soon. It was interesting for me is it easy or not to install OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 on Windows 10, and what problems I need to solve. This post was conceived as a collection of clear, simple, and wrong solutions. Something I should try now, not when I come to a customer. I've tried…

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