Vlamis at OOW 2013

We are honored to have been selected to present Big Data, Bigger Insights with Oracle Advanced Analytics and Oracle SQL Developer with Charlie Berger, Oracle Data Mining product manager. The session is taking place Monday, September 23 at 3:15 in the Marriott Marquis Salon 3/4. Check the session catalog for complete course details.

If you are unable to attend the hands-on lab, we'd love to see you at the events we are participating in. Even more, we'd still love to schedule a dedicated meeting with you. There are several ways to meet up with us this year:

  • At the Oracle Data Mining Hands On Lab
  • At the reception we are co-hosting Tuesday evening (see below)
  • By appointment in the Amazon Web Services booth (415 Moscone South)
  • By appointment in the HERE, a Nokia Business booth (2232 Moscone South)
  • At the Oracle Data Warehouse Global Leaders Forum

Reception at Oracle OpenWorldOOW Reception

Tuesday, September 24 at 5:00 PM, we are again co-hosting a reception with Simba Technologies. Oracle product managers will be in attendance, along with consulting experts from Simba and Vlamis. This is the event at OOW for focusing on Oracle OLAP. And yes, there will again be those delicious burgers and ribs! If you are still interested in attending, RSVP to

Simba Release 3.0 MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP

For those at Oracle OpenWorld, or those that closely follow Simba, this may not be news, but Simba has officially released version 3.0 of their MDX Provider of Simba’s MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP 3.0.  Simba’s MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP software enables users to feed their PivotTables with live enterprise data directly from their Oracle database, enabling better, faster decisions.  Version 3 of Simba’s software adds deeper analytics functionality to deliver answers faster and more choices for report customization and data presentation.

We are especially excited about the ability to automatically drill-trhough to detail data from a pivottable, using the mappings stored in the Oracle database, and the support for sub-queries, with better support for dimension attributes.  Read the full press release here.

Simba Webinar Wednesday on Accessing Oracle OLAP Data

Our friends at Simba Technologies will be hosting a Webinar this Wednesday, April 6th at 9am Central time. Please be sure to join them to see how easy it is to access data stored in cubes in the Oracle database from a variety of BI front ends (including Microsoft Excel). Be sure to register ahead of time for the webinar Accelerate Your Oracle OLAP Data Analysis to "New Dimensions" Using Your BI Tool of Choice as they have to send you the connection information before you can attend.