Hot on the heels of EMC buying business intelligence (BI) vendor Greenplum, Oracle has released Business Intelligence 11g, putting another brick in the wall of its integrated software products. As part of the effort to persuade customers not to buy third-party appliances to run analytics on Oracle-sourced data, BI 11g has been …
Yes but you should see the gaffa tape underneath
The problem with oracle is that they have swallowed so many BI products they are choking on integrating them all.
There is still shitloads of gaffa tape, toilet rolls and sticky back plastic underneath. So much so that there is still no upgrade path for Unix users on 10.3.4.x
Oracle Frees Companies
Not quite what experience you have with Oracle, but as a customer I've been able to quickly and easily integrate O applications with our existing architecture - a lot of which includes legacy. I've saved around 300k in the last 4 months. I welcome the new product.. Fusion M is what is leading the industry.
OBIEE & EPM Integration
Im specifically talking about the integration of the OBIEE components with the EPM (maily ex Hyperion) components such as Essbase.
Create a mess, then brag about a locked in solution
Yup, Oracle have done that. Talk about spin.
All I can say is: SAS
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standard oracle, they have it in any doc they produce, or in plain english: "ready to s***w you whenever it suits".
just look at historical price for weblogic since they took over BEA.
All these huge companies...
buying businesses to create further lock-in when the world trying to move away from vendor lock-in. Hubris, me thinks.
Any IT lead that buys into this kind of lock-in, well, should fired for incompetence. Although, these decisions are often executive, so they should be fire for incompetence. Hell just Fire them all.
Easy to sit and pontificate
When they buy products that are near the top of the game performance and feature wise Vendor lock in is just a minor quibble in the scheme of things.
Have you ever been involved in enterprise software purchasing or are you just a FOSSboi?