FAQs on Tableau, Power BI, Qlik to OBIEE BI Connector
Quick Q&A on BI Connector!
You can visualize data from OBIEE subject areas and reports using BI Connector. The limitations of connecting using BI Connector depends on the visualization tool and are often the limitations of the visualization tool themselves. If you are interested in learning more, please contact us to schedule a deep-dive session.
BI Connector works with OBIEE 10g, 11g, and 12c.
A specific number of BI Connector Desktop edition licenses will be provided for free based on the purchase of BI Connector Server edition licenses. If you require additional desktop licenses (beyond what’s freely provided with Server edition licenses) you can purchase the Desktop edition as stand-alone licenses at a separate cost.
BI Connector Server Edition for Power BI to OBIEE is licensed based on the CPU cores of the server machine in which Power BI Gateway/Report Server is deployed. The minimum number of CPU cores is 8.
BI Connector Server Edition for Tableau to OBIEE is licensed based on the CPU cores of the server machine if Tableau Server is licensed based on CPU cores. The minimum number of CPU cores is 8. If Tableau Server is licensed based on the number of users, BI Connector is licensed based on the total number of users for the Tableau Server. For Tableau Online users, BI Connector is licensed based on the total number of Tableau Online users.
BI connector is developed by Guidanz Inc, a San Francisco Bay Area-based company. Guidanz was founded in 2010 and specializes in business intelligence and analytics products. In addition to BI connector, Guidanz has also developed Skedler, an easy to use reporting and alerting solution for customers using Elastic Stack. BI Connector is designed, developed and supported by a passionate team of analytics and BI experts based in U.S., Canada, and India
Yes. We offer an extension of up to 30 days to help you complete your evaluation. Please contact us.
Please contact us to schedule a time for web conference where we can investigate the root cause of connection issue and suggest a suitable solution.
There are many helpful resources available for all your BI Connector needs. Visit our Support Portal where you can find installation guides, user guides, troubleshooting help, and a list of answers to common how-to questions. In addition, you may also choose to Submit a Ticket and request for further support regarding your issue.
For assistance about any installation/configuration issues, send a message explaining your situation to [email protected] and one of our team members will follow up with you.
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