Oracle Business Intelligence
Welcome to Oracle Business Intelligence 10g (10.1.2)



Oracle Business Intelligence is an integrated and easy-to-use query, analysis, reporting, and publishing solution. With Oracle Business Intelligence, business users can build reports, analyze data, distribute and share with others, and create personalized portlets from multidimensional or relational data sources. Users can gain timely and accurate insight into operations, customers, and suppliers to increase profitability by using Oracle Business Intelligence.

For an overview, start with the Quick Tour to learn about the Oracle Business Intelligence components and what they can do for you.

Installing the Software
To install Oracle Business Intelligence see the Oracle Business Intelligence Installation Guide. It explains the system requirements, installation steps, and post-installation tasks required to install and use Oracle Business Intelligence. Consult the Release Notes for late breaking information about the release.

Getting Started
There are several ways to get started with Oracle Business Intelligence.
Documentation, Tutorials, Oracle BI Samples, and Reports Samples provide instructions on how to use the key features of this release.

Before using Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer you need either an OLAP data source or a Discoverer End User Layer (EUL). Consult the Installation Guide for more information on preparing your data or download and install the Samples. If you have the connection information for a properly prepared OLAP data source or  Discoverer EUL, then you can launch Discoverer Plus to create and edit workbooks and launch Discoverer Viewer to view and customize workbooks.

Before using Discoverer Portlet Provider you need to associate your Business Intelligence installation with a compatible Oracle Application Server Infrastructure installation and register the Discoverer Portlet Provider with a related Oracle Application Server Portal installation. See the Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer Configuration Guide for details.

Using Oracle Business Intelligence

Here are important links to use Oracle Business Intelligence

To create and edit workbooks and analyze data, Discoverer Plus
connection information
: supplied by your Oracle Business Intelligence administrator

To view and customize workbooks and analyze data, Discoverer Viewer
connection information: supplied by your Oracle Business Intelligence administrator

To execute enterprise reports, Reports Services
connection information: supplied by your Oracle Business Intelligence administrator

To create Portal pages with Discoverer content, Oracle Application Server Portal
URL, username and password: supplied by your Oracle Business Intelligence administrator

To administer and monitor Oracle Business Intelligence components,
Enterprise Manager Application Server Control
password: specified during install


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