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BI Connector v3.8 is Released, Check Out the New Features!

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New BI Connector v3.8 Release.

BI Connector v3.8 is Released Over at BI Connector, we continue to work towards improving our products in order to give you the best experience when it comes to visualizing OBIEE data. That is why we are happy to inform you that BI Connector v3.8 has just been released. BI Connector v3.8 offers two new […]

BI Connector v3.7 is released

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BI Connector v3.7 is now available.  It is packed with powerful new capabilities, usability enhancements, and of course, bug fixes. What’s New: QlikSense to OBIEE BI Connector Manage Reports List Usability improvements for Tableau Extracts Introducing QlikSense to OBIEE BI Connector We are excited to announce the newest member of the BI Connector family.  The […]

BI Connector version 3.3 is released

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BI Connector version 3.3 was released on April 25, 2018. The new release includes metadata preload automation, easy offline license activation and more. Users should upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible. Metadata Preload Automation BI Connector accelerates search and loading of OBIEE reports by pre-loading and storing metadata in its cache.  Pre-loading […]

It is a well-established fact that business users are rapidly adopting visual analytics tools like Tableau, Power BI, and Qlik. These tools are easy to learn and offer powerful data analysis capabilities. What they lack is the enterprise data model that exists in legacy BI tools like OBIEE. Companies have invested several million dollars into […]

Power BI to OBIEE: DirectQuery, Import or ODBC?

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Power BI to OBIEE: DirectQuery, Import or ODBC?

To connect and visualize OBIEE with Power BI Desktop using BI Connector, users have three options: DirectQuery, Import, and ODBC.  In this article, we will review the details of these three options. DirectQuery When you use DirectQuery, Power BI Desktop does not import or copy the OBIEE data. You can view the list of columns […]

Tableau to OBIEE: Best Practices Guide for Users

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Best Practices for connecting Tableau to OBIEE

Should I use Live Query or Extract when I connect from Tableau to OBIEE ?  How can I load the OBIEE metadata faster?  What happens if I press the “Update Now” button for an OBIEE data source?  How can I minimize the number of round trip queries from Tableau to OBIEE during ad-hoc analysis? When […]

Connect Tableau to MicroStrategy Reports

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BI Connector - Visualize MicroStrategy Data with Tableau

We are excited to announce the beta version of BI Connector for Tableau to MicroStrategy Reports Connector.   BI Connector allows Tableau users to shorten the time to analysis.  Users can visualize MicroStrategy data with Tableau’s intuitive UI and combine it easily with other data sources.   See a demo of BI Connector – Tableau […]

BI Connector Beta v3.0 Launches Today!

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Today we are excited to announce the availability of the beta version of BI Connector v3.0, the next generation BI data virtualization connector solution. What’s New in BI Connector v3.0 BI connector v3.0 helps business users connect seamlessly from their favorite visual analytics tools such as Tableau and Power BI to their enterprise data in […]

Blend OBIEE subject areas with Tableau using BI connector

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Blend OBIEE Subject Areas using Tableau

Your Sales VP has asked you to prepare a report comparing the Revenue against Target Revenue by Products and Office. And she wants the report within 15 minutes for a meeting with the board! She doesn’t know that your data resides in OBIEE and that you have the data in two subjects areas, one for Sales data […]