WHAT SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN EVERY COMPANY’S DATA BREACH RESPONSE PLAN

No organization is immune from a data breach. In the past year, we’ve seen a significant uptick in the number of companies that have been affected by cyber-attacks. If your company doesn’t have a data breach response plan in place, now is the time to develop one. This blog post will outline what should be

Saviynt

As Companies move to the cloud (Public/Private/Hybrid), there is a need to safeguard your business from the emerging security threats, data breaches, regulations and digital entities. BuzzClan has partnered with Saviynt to provide you the only converged cloud identity platform designed to accelerate your cloud initiatives and to solve the toughest security compliance challenges. #1

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BuzzClan Completes SOC 2 Type II Audit, Ensuring the Highest Standards of Security

Unqualified audit by an independent firm provides assurance to customers entrusting BuzzClan with sensitive information.   Dallas, TX: BuzzClan today announced its successful completion of its Systems and Organization Controls 2, Type II (SOC 2 Type II) examination for the period of Jun’ 21 – July ‘22. This milestone is a major move for BuzzClan

Giving is a Key to Happiness

Everyone has a dream of making this world a better place. We all want a world where there is no poverty, diseases, and crimes. We have to understand that poverty is the biggest reason that leads to crimes. If we want to make this world a better place then donating to necessitous people is the

Made to INC 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in The United States

No.2,602 :- BuzzClan Providing IT consulting and staffing services through strategic partnerships with Oracle, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google to commercial and government clients. COMPANY INFORMATION Industry : IT Management Location : Dallas, Texas Leadership : Sachin Jain, Dhiraj Chhabra Year Founded : 2013 Website : http://BuzzClan.com LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/company/buzzclan-llc Twitter : https://www.twitter.com/BuzzClanLLC

Business advantages you can get by hiring a managed services partner

As the paradigm is shifting towards digitization faster than ever, novel innovations come up every day. Businesses across the world are focusing on leveraging technologies to help them deliver services to their clients in digital. However, going digital all the way means putting additional load on your IT infrastructure and requires dedicated in-house IT teams,

How businesses will react to increased technology dependence

During the times when efficiency and consistency matter the most, technology becomes the most critical facet of a business operation. Companies want to deliver services with consistent quality, spending as little as possible. It involves streamlining the processes through constant communication among team members and steps promoting automation. These factors are so important that the

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to employers who hire individuals from eligible target groups with significant barriers to employment. Why WOTC? Employers Make the Hiring Decisions: WOTC helps those in need find and retain good jobs, while reducing an employer’s cost of doing business. The US Economy Benefits:

FORM W-4 2020

IT’S HERE! One of the hottest topics of 2020, The IRS has released the final W-4 for 2020. The new form presents a marked difference from the way employees used to convey their withholdings. Instead of requesting adjustments to withholding using allowances, now the employee will provide employers with amounts to increase or decrease the

Ensuring Inclusivity Within the Workplace

There’s no doubt that diversity is important, especially with cities all around the world growing increasingly global and cosmopolitan. The question is, however, do these diverse employees actually feel seen and heard in the workplace? Defining proper inclusivity Diversity is nothing without inclusivity—but inclusive policies need to be implemented properly in order for them to

A Weekend Escape to Heavenly Barog

What’s life without a little Buzz.  Living up to the commitment of better work-life & team spirit, BuzzClan India planned a weekend escape to Barog* on August 24, 2019, to celebrate the opening of their new Mohali Branch. The 2day getaway was attended by leads and team members from various branches across the country.  Setting

Run against drug abuse

BuzzClan actively and routinely supports & encourages initiatives for the upliftment of society. One such event the Kotak Mahindra “Run against drug abuse” marathon was held on 29th September 2019 in Chandigarh to spread awareness about the subject amongst the people in Punjab (India). This was one of the many events organized by Kotak Mahindra

How Businesses can Extract Greater Value from Business Intelligence

Business intelligence comprises of technologies, application, and practices used by enterprises for the data analysis of business information. It augments the decision-making process for corporate executives, business managers, and another operational workforce. BI can be used to identify new business opportunities and to identify a business process ripe for re-engineering. Let’s look at the ways

4 ways How AI will augment the Human workforce

AI, been touted as the next best thing which will change the dynamics of the way the business processes run, and the way data analyzed and processed. AI, foreseen as a trailblazer in the IT landscape which would remediate data entry and decision-making errors by workload automation techniques derived through patterns learned by assimilating a

Top 5 payroll strategies that simplify your payroll process

The payroll process is arguably the most important and the most convoluted process in the HR vertical. The criticality of the payroll operations warrants a sound strategy built around data obligations and legislation of the country of operation. The payroll strategy has many benefits, some of which are: It streamlines the payment process making sure

Diverse Workforce is a resource – Harness it

BuzzClan is an elite Oracle partner and a consulting firm, providing advisory and implementation services. At its core is the skilled workforce, with over 200+years of experience, from every walk of life and background, which keeps the ball rolling. A company is only as good as the employees it hires and therefore by reaching out

How to choose the best online HR and payroll management software?

The administration of all the financial records of the employees ranging from salaries to deductions to bonuses falls under payroll management. As the payroll management requires utmost accuracy and compliance, manual payroll handling has become the thing of the past due to its error-prone results. Most vendors understand the dynamic landscape in which the companies

How businesses can extract greater value from business intelligence

Business intelligence comprises of technologies, application, and practices used by enterprises for the data analysis of business information. It augments the decision-making process for corporate executives, business managers, and other operational workforce. BI can be used to identify new business opportunities and to identify a business process ripe for re-engineering. Let’s look at the ways

What are the benefits of switching over to BuzzHRMS?

The HR professional role is not only limited to resource management but also gravitates extensively towards payroll processing, performance management and leave management to name a few. The consolidated HRMS platform allows the HR consultants to digress from the more mundane task and focus on employee engagement at a much personal level. BUZZ HRMS combines

How small business will benefit from analytics in 2019?

Analytics in 2019 Data is omnipresent and in this digital age if you fall behind the capabilities of analytics, then you leave your relevance in the hands of competitors. The analytics in 2019 has paved ways to unlock dormant potential in ways not seen before. With so many big fish vying for the tiniest bit

Time and Attendance an integral resource of HR function    

In today’s cutthroat competition, time is money and every organization in order to better utilize their critical human resource, is investing in automating time and attendance processes. The antiquated manual time tracking system was prone to inaccurate calculations, giving way to the adoption of automated time and attendance management systems. In a globalized world, an

Artificial Intelligence reforming HR

The evolution of “BIG DATA” has brought about a big change in the functionality of the various verticals in an organization. Human resources, for long, have been considered as a reactionary field rather than a strategic one that can lend impetus to the overall business innovation. AI is reinventing human resources in a way not

BuzzHRMS: A total game changer

In a growing enterprise managing, human capital is one of the most challenging functions. From onboarding to exit an efficient HR management is a key to the success of a business. Buzz HRMS is made for growth as it offers HR resource modules with state of the art features and intuitive interface. It’s easier to

Encourage your employees to use social HRMS tools

The disruption caused by technology in an ever-shrinking globalized world has created a technological ecosystem where it becomes imperative to have social HRMS tools for effective collaboration and engagement. A well designed and thought out HRMS system enhances productivity and increases efficiency, subsequently leading to an increase in return on investments, higher profit margin and

Reasons why Leadership can be transformed by Technology

The disruption caused by technology have changed the way organizations do business, directly impacting the traditional methods of leadership. With the advent of technology, the leaders of today must now derive ways to influence and inspire people, in a landscape where technology is becoming ever more central. As leadership is more about influence than direct

8 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Reinventing Human Resources

HR is undergoing a massive transformation in the wake of “BIG DATA” revolution. For long, human resources have been considered as a reactionary field rather than a strategic one that can lend impetus to the overall business innovation. With the bombardment of data, comes an opportunity to gather better insights across the business landscape and

Benefits of Cloud Adoption

Cloud adoption has gained immense traction in the 21st century IT landscape due to the exponential rise of data and the importance of its consumption in real-time. The rise of digital technology has allowed businesses to have footprints across the globe, connected with clients via an infrastructure that transgresses boundaries. Apart from the opportunity it

How to Use Gamification in HR Processes

The success of an HR hinges primarily on the quality of hire and the ways it can spur motivation and influence loyalty amongst the employees. Gamification is one such technique which has gained traction of late, as it continues to foster loyalty by applying behavior-motivating techniques from traditional and social games to non-game environments. According

The Influence of Machine Learning in HR Domain

HR, for long, has been leveraging the capabilities of analytics, albeit manually. The manual process has its shortfalls in meeting key KPI’s like time to hire and right fit to hire, due to more time being spent by HR professionals on mundane and repetitive HR activities. One technology which has taken the HR functionality by

Benefits of Recruiting through Artificial Intelligence

The recruiting landscape has seen a major change due to disruption in HR technology. In the HR space, hiring “fit for job” candidates with minimum “time to fill” window and forging a continued relationship with them, is the key. A true relationship with the applicant becomes the bedrock for a long-term investment an applicant makes

Artificial Intelligence: Changing the Analytics game

The rise of the unstructured data source from varied avenues have on one side inundated the organizations with unrefined data but on the other hand, have given them fodder to decipher actionable insights from it. Due to the influx of “BIG DATA” it has become imperative to incorporate data analytics and AI tools into business

Diversity Hiring -Buzzclan’s initiative

BuzzClan is an elite Oracle partner and a consulting firm, providing advisory and implementation services. At its core is the skilled workforce, with over 200+years of experience, from every walk of life and background, which keeps the ball rolling. A company is only as good as the employees it hires and therefore by reaching out

6 ways to transform your business with BuzzHRMS

The IT landscape is evolving at a rapid pace and managing the human capital asset has become the key to success for any organization. The HR professional role is not only limited to resource management but also payroll processing, performance and leave management. The consolidated HRMS platform allows the HR consultants to digress from the

Digital interruption: How to improve analytics

The analytics in the age of digital disruption has paved ways to unlock dormant potential in ways not seen before. The power of analytics is a major paradigm shift in gaining extra mileage on your rivals and keeping your business relevant in a competitive landscape. Data is omnipresent and in this digital age if you

Employee Engagement: Key component of a company’s financial strategy

Employee engagement is key to realizing a competitive advantage. It can be defined as the extent the employee feel involved in performing their daily chores and feel valued for doing it. An engaging work environment accentuates an employee’s motivation and drives them to go that extra mile. The economic repercussions of low engagement could be

How the right technology can jumpstart your workplace

Technology has entrenched itself into every nook and corner of our workplace and has become an integral part of our being in the 21st century. The use of technology has opened a world of new opportunities and paradigms, where people can instantly access and connect with anyone across geographical boundaries at a click of a

How HR Leaders Can Avoid Getting Burned by Bad HR Technology

The IT landscape is inundated with HR software options, each of them promising to be better than other. In such an environment, one of the biggest challenges is to pick and choose the right HR technology, which facilitates the evolution of the current business process. The HR leaders should be mindful of the repercussions of

All you need to know about the cost of employee turnover

An employee is the biggest asset for a company; the one factor which drives the business fortunes and molds the brand image of an organization. A right hire has a desirable effect on return on investment which in the long run adds value to the company’s continual ability to innovate. On the other hand, an

4 reasons HR heads are getting excited about artificial intelligence

The effects of AI can be felt all around us and it’s highly unlikely that one can escape its omniscient presence. One can experience its capabilities within the comfort of one’s home through AI-powered IoT devices like refrigerators, smart televisions, and cars, to name a few. The adoption of AI is on the rise and

Time and Attendance an integral resource of HR function

In today’s cutthroat competition, time is money and every organization in order to better utilize their critical human resource is investing in automating time and attendance processes. The antiquated the manual time tracking system was prone to inaccurate calculations, giving way to the adoption of automated time and attendance management systems. In a globalized world,

BUZZHRMS the All-in-One Payroll Management Software

Payroll management is one of the most, if not the most important process in the HR framework. The administration of all the financial records of the employees ranging from salaries to deductions to bonuses falls under payroll management. These records must be accurately maintained to comply with the legal tax requirements, failure to do so

Automate your arduous HR tasks with BUZZHRMS

Managing the human capital asset is the key to success for any organization in today’s cut-throat competition to attract and retain the best fit in the HR domain. The HR professional role is not only limited to resource management but also gravitates extensively towards payroll processing, performance management and leave management to name a few.

Oracle Engineered systems

The capability to compute enormous unstructured data at a breakneck speed to gain slightest of advantage in making business critical decisions is gaining traction in today’s dynamic IT landscape. Disruptive and disparate systems, running on variations of multiple configurations and platforms are not only a hindrance to the manageability and scalability optimization but also act

Cloud assessments made easy

The cloud service platform, in recent times, has become a buzzword in the wake of its capabilities like rapid scalability, upfront cost reduction, and 24/7 availability. As more and more organizations externalize their IT systems on the cloud platform, it is critical, for their long-term success to choose the right cloud service provider. The cloud

Automation using Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c

The IT evangelists predict the growth of IT footprints at the rate of knots in the coming years as the propensity of data consumption propagates endlessly in today’s information age. The result is an exponential increase in the storage capacities of the database servers; distributed across the IT spectrum either on-premise or cloud to satisfy

Hybrid Cloud – Your Segway to the Cloud

Hybrid cloud computing is an infrastructure that enables the orchestration of myriad IT services via a conduit which links the public cloud and internal data centers; hosting resources managing the less sensitive and critical business processes of an organization respectively. As the term suggests hybrid cloud platform infrastructure is an amalgamation of public and private

GDPR – The Impact on US Public Universities

With the advent of a digital platform, comes the data security issues. The social media platforms along with other media sources are strewn with data breach horror stories, the most recent being Facebook who confirmed sharing sensitive and personal information of its patrons with the data firm Cambridge Analytica for a whopping amount. As the

NCTC and BuzzClan kick off $3.99 million in DOL grant

Knowledge is power and should not be the bastion of the privileged. Keeping this thought provoking ideology in mind, North Central Texas College has collaborated with area employers and other community partners for their TechHire programme. The $3.99 million dollars grant provided by Department of Labor will allow the college to create IT and advanced

3 Features that make your HR software Powerful

In today’s candidate-centric job market where time to market takes precedence over anything else, the HR software becomes an epicenter of all the HR activities. The days of flat files and legacy HR solutions have started to become a thing of the past as integration and automation drive the business processes, providing real time information

BuzzCARE

Businesses run on ERP platform, which integrates business processes like Finance, CRM, Sales and Distribution, Asset management and HR to name a few. The integration of various systems allows a seamless flow of information within the organization and also provides real time information. A user is provisioned different access to the underlying systems to ensure

HRMS and GDPR: How to ensure that your HR tech is compliant

Lately, there has been a spike in the adoption of HRMS system to regulate and streamline the HR process, from candidate relationship management, candidate sourcing and Applicant Tracking Systems to job posting and employer branding on one single platform. During the hiring process, the HR department collects and process a substantial amount of personal data,

5 benefits of HR Software

Optimizing business processes with a well thought out integrated platform, encompassing various lines of business is the key to success for any organization. The idea is to create a technology ecosystem which provides a 360-degree view of the business processes in real time, increasing the decision-making capability based on current data. There are many on-premise

VerificatI9

The recruitment landscape has changed in recent times, where geographic boundaries no longer hold the fort as companies hire candidates from across the country or even globe. This paradigm shift in the recruitment process makes it pertinent to verify the validity of the employee’s identity and their work authorization permit. Form I-9 also known as

HR automation-key to untap potential

The HR team, on a regular basis, is inundated with a multitude of tasks which involves extensive use of paper base driven processes. Activities such as onboarding, payment generation, log-in status monitoring etc. entail innumerable redundant procedures which when done manually has a potential to hurt productivity and secluding the HR employees to a more

OEM 13c : The Road Ahead

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c comes with a new array of features that emphasize high availability, integration with the cloud and easier management of enterprise stacks of all kinds throughout their lifecycles. These new features push the envelope on levels of centralized administration, incident management and instant clarity in IT infrastructures of all shapes and sizes.

Oracle Tackles Data Center Cost and Complexity with Next-Generation Engineered Systems

“We’re going to compete for that core data center business. Our appliances and engineered systems deliver the highest performance by a large margin at the lowest purchase price for the data center core. They get the job done faster, more securely and more reliably than any competitive offering available today,” said Ellison. “Our customers want

Elastic Cloud – Definition

What defines an Elastic Cloud offering: NIST has put forward a document defining the essential characteristics of a Cloud Offering: On-Demand Self-Service: If Broad Network Access Resource Pooling Rapid Elasticity Measured Service A large organization has multiple units, each maintaining a separate business application and underlying transactional database. Each one has a different user base, and

SSO – how does your Driver’s License stand up to the challenge

As a frequent traveler, I can’t imagine my life without one piece of plastic in my wallet- my Texas Driving License. On the day of travel, I use it to get past the airport security, get into my rental car, check into the hotel, get cash from my bank (I do not carry any debit

OBIEE – Multi-Tenancy – Presentation Catalog

Continuing from the Multi-Tenancy discussion I will take on another aspect of implementation – Reports and dashboards delivery   As we discussed in the earlier post OBIEE – Multi-Tenancy implementations – What is it, a multi-tenancy implementation generally involves varied user base with different needs from the underlying data warehouse. Further, the users are also able to extend the

OBIEE – Multi-Tenancy implementations – What is it

What is a multi-tenancy: Lets take a few use cases: A large organization has multiple units, each maintaining a separate business application and underlying transactional database. Each one has a different user base, and security considerations when it comes to data access. Data can be collected in individual data marts and a BI solution can

What constitutes an Exalytics Implementation

This is part 2 of a series of articles discussing Exalytics components: Part I – Exalytics In Memory – Software Features Let’s continue the discussion by defining the Exalytics machine’s hardware and software components as a refresher. How do the various Exalytics systems compare to one another (i.e. X2-4, X3-4 and T5-8)? Feature Exalytics X2-4 Exalytics

Elastic Cloud vs. Not So Elastic Cloud – CPU Oversubscription

Part I -?Exalytics – The promise of BI on Private Cloud Part II -?Classify the application requirements and the cloud offerings – Exalytics Elastic Cloud: key ingredient – vCPU Using VM Manager, we can create a?High Density Deployment Read more at:?http://www.qualogy.com/upgrading-our-exalogic-to-navstar/ A good explanation of the concept can be found at?Exalogic and CPU Oversubscription by

Elastic Cloud vs. Not So Elastic Cloud – CPU Oversubscription

Not So Elastic Cloud: Using VM Manager, we can create a?High Density Deployment Read more at:?http://www.qualogy.com/upgrading-our-exalogic-to-navstar/ A good explanation of the concept can be found at?Exalogic and CPU Oversubscription by – Donald Forbes So the idea is that we allocate each VM the resources that particular VM will ideally need to run optimally. So hypothetically,

What constitutes an Exalytics Implementation

This is part 3 of a series of articles discussing Private cloud options on Exalytics: Part I -?Exalytics – The promise of BI on Private Cloud Part II – Classify the application requirements and the cloud offerings – Exalytics? Continuing from the last blog, I will like to deep dive into various modes of implementation

Exalytics In Memory – Software Features

The Exalytics In-Memory Software is the pre-requisite software required for Exalytics (except for Endeca on Exalytics) because it enables Exalytics-specific enhancements for BI Publisher, OBIEE and Essbase Plus (note restricted use Essbase is included in Planning Plus and HPCM) . All customers who run BIFS, OBIEE, Essbase, Planning Plus and/or HPCM on Exalytics are required

Exalytics In Memory – Software Features

The Exalytics In-Memory Software is the pre-requisite software required for Exalytics (except for Endeca on Exalytics) because it enables Exalytics-specific enhancements for BI Publisher, OBIEE and Essbase Plus (note restricted use Essbase is included in Planning Plus and HPCM) .  All customers who run BIFS, OBIEE, Essbase, Planning Plus and/or HPCM on Exalytics are required

Exalytics base Image – Backup strrategy

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Classify the application requirements and the cloud offerings – Exalytics

This is part 2 of a series of articles discussing Private cloud options on Exalytics: Part I –Exalytics – The promise of BI on Private Cloud If you are involved in the architecture team of a big organization, taking care of BI arena, you see that BI implementations are very fragmented. Everyone needs to be

Exalytics Domain Management Utility

Exalytics Domain Management Utility The Exalytics Domain Management Utility (embedded in Base Image 1.0.0.6) enables you to perform the following Exalytics domain management and Oracle Business Intelligence life cycle management functions on both virtual and non-virtual deployments: Create multiple Exalytics domains on a single virtual or non-virtual Exalytics Machine For each domain (on a virtual

Exalytics – The promise of BI on Private Cloud

This is a neat infomercial from Oracle touting the features and benefits of Exalytics – Extreme Analytics With No Limits – Some highlights – More than 50,000 users Analysis time cut from monthly to daily. This type of an appliance should be a great tool for exposing Enterprise Analytics in a private cloud setting, enabling users

Oracle Database Version Suffix

Ever wonder what the letter suffix means in the Oracle Database version numbers. Starting Oracle 8, release 1 Oracle starting adding a single letter suffix to its DB versions Oracle 8i Oracle 9i Oracle 10g Oracle 11g Oracle 12c The i stood for Internet, or Internet ready this version debuted in the late 90’s and

Oracle Database Version Suffix

Ever wonder what the letter suffix means in the Oracle Database version numbers? Starting Oracle 8, release 1 Oracle starting adding a single letter suffix to its DB versions Oracle 8i Oracle 9i Oracle 10g Oracle 11g Oracle 12c The i stood for internet, or Internet ready this version debuted in the late 90’s and

Exadata X3-2 Eighth Rack: Your ticket to the big league

Is your company/department looking to upgrade their database hardware? If so, Oracle has made it easy for any organization to join the big league and opt for an Exadata solution for about $250,000. Oracle is willing to ship a Quarter Rack with certain hardware turned off to your organization allowing the benefit of an appliance

EM12C: How to create a PL/SQL-based Metric Extension

Problem :- Oracle Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.1 Cloud Control. How to create a PL/SQL-based Metric Extension? Solution: – You can use the following steps to create a PL/SQL-based Metric Extension:   1- Log into OEM Cloud Control –> from the ‘Enterprise’ menu, select ‘Monitoring’, then, ‘Metric Extensions’.   2- Click ‘Create’.   3- In the Create

Enterprise Manager 12c: Enabling Management Packs

EM12c is a very robust tool, which can monitor end to end – operating system, DB, Middle-Tier & Web-Tier. Besides monitoring the status of all basic applications for e.g. Webcenter,UCM, SOA, BPEL, BAM, OSB and many others. If you want to gain access to additional value-added features, then you must enable the Management Pack for

Exadata/Exalogic mount options

Problem :- We tried using data pump for exporting/importing a schema. Database version :- 11.2.0.2.0(64-bit) Machine :- Exadata/Exalogic(using NFS) [oracle@****** ~]$ expdp system/******@dbm dumpfile=****.dmp schemas=ORACLE_OCM,DEV_MDS,DEV_ORABAM,DEV_SOAINFRA,DEV_ORASDPM, directory= DataPump_DIR Export: Release 11.2.0.2.0 – Production on Fri Aug 12 16:29:01 2011 Copyright (c) 1982, 2009, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise

EM12c install Failing – sudoer file problems

Error:- EM12c – sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified solution :- 1. Disable the ‘requiretty’ and visiblepw option in the ‘sudoers’ file. 2. Add oracle or user used for installation of em12c as :- oracle ALL=(ALL) ALL} else {

Choosing the right Grain

Grain Types: Transactional :- Typically when I think of grain with respect to data, the beep at the cash register comes to mind. It defines the basis of that sales transaction. It can not get any more clearer! When the beep sounds, capture the time, product, quantity, price, counter, cash clerk, store, manager, and so

Control who can ‘edit column formulas’

If you want to restrict certain users from customizing columns beyond the one’s defined in the RPD, now you can do this by restricting access to this functionality. This may be a good idea to prevent users from making changes to the basic and calculated fact items. Go to OBIEE Administration > Manage Privileges >

OHS Redeploying/Registering instance

1. Go to OHS Instance location :- cd /apps/oracle/middleware/Oracle_WT1/instances/instance1/bin 2. Un-register the OHS echo -n unregister the OHS in EM ./opmnctl unregisterinstance -instanceName ohs1 -adminHost 145.83.73.5 -adminPort 8100 3. echo -n redeply to the EM adminserver ./opmnctl redeploy -adminHost 145.83.73.5 -adminPort 8100 4. echo -n Re-register instance in EM ./opmnctl registerinstance -adminHost 145.83.73.5 -adminPort 8100d

Automatic Database Start after server restart

you need to create 2 file for startup and shutdown according to your machine startup type: 1) startup – /etc/rc0.d/K98dbora 2) shutdown – /etc/rc2.d/S98dbora Both files should have the text: ========================================================================= #! /bin/sh # # # start/stop the oracle database ORA_HOME=<your oracle installation path> ORA_OWNER=oracle if [ ! -f $ORA_HOME/bin/dbstart -o ! -d $ORA_HOME ]

EM12C : Adding/monitoring coherence servers

1. add these lines in Admin console to all coherence servers (Arguments) -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=8877 -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.ssl=false -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.authenticate=false -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote=true -Dtangosol.coherence.management.remote=true -Dtangosol.coherence.management=all 2. restart the servers 3. add coherence through em12c

EM12C: Mismatch hostname certificate

1. Check the status of agent, if you see below error. [oracle@******* bin]$ ./emctl status agent Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control 12.1.0.1.0 Copyright (c) 1996, 2012 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved. ————————————————————— Status agent Failure:unable to connect to http server at https://******:3872/emd/lifecycle/main/. [failed to match hostname *******  with certificate DN CN=******] Agent is Not

Weblogic: To enable crash recovery for Nodemanager

1. open nodemanager.properties and add CrashRecoveryEnabled=true 2. add these entries in rc.local for starting nodemanager after server startup. for e.g. cat /etc/rc.local su username <<EOF nohup sh /u01/****/*****/*****/startNodeManager.sh & EOFs

To check password details about any unix user

[root@******** ~]# chage -l oracle Last password change : Apr 25, 2012 Password expires : Jul 24, 2012 Password inactive : never Account expires : never Minimum number of days between password change : 1 Maximum number of days between password change : 90 Number of days of warning before password expires : 7}

Exadata root login not allowed

. ssh was refusing root log in. To resolve:- # to enable root to log in, as root vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config # change the following line: PermitRootLogin no -> PermitRootLogin yes service sshd restartd

Exalogic NIS Setup

1. Create a new ID in NIS Server using this command e.g :- /usr/sbin/useradd -d /home/username -u 2016 -g 1002 -s /bin/bash -p passwordusername 2. Check the entry in /etc/passwd and copy the same entry in /etc/yp/passwd 3. Cd /var/yp 4. make -C /var/yp 5. If required, restart service ypserv start service yppasswdd start service

How To find and kill a process running on specific port.

step 1 :- netstat -an|grep 3872 tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:3872 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN step 2:- [root@****** ~]# /usr/sbin/lsof -i :3872 COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE NODE NAME java 5798 oracle 58u IPv4 16697 TCP *:oem-agent (LISTEN) step 3 :- kill -9 5798

Weblogic server not starting because servers are unable to lock files.

1. From your …domains/[DOMAIN] directory (and below) find and move all *.DAT files to *.OLD and then rename them back. – ex: find . -name *.DAT -ex: Manually unlock the logs and JMS data files and start the servers by creating a copy of the locked persistence store file and using the copy for subsequent

finding and removing old files in unix

Finding old files, use this first :- find startdir -type f -mtime +30 -exec ls -l {} ; To remove these files use this :- find startdir -type f -mtime +30 -exec rm -f {} ; for e.g find . -name *.log.* -mtime +90 -exec ls -tl {} ;

Log to Weblogic logs files from your code. | Weblogic – Java programming: Tips

This is an attempt to gather some of the things I have struggled with initially so I decided to blog some tips and tricks so I can come ack to them and other can benefit from too: Easy Log from your component: There are various ways to implement logging, but the simplest way is to

OBIEE — MSSQL server anomalies Part I

OBIEE — MSSQL server anomalies: In a recent project I had a chance to work extensively with integrating OBIEE with MS SQL Server. Details: MS SQL Server – 2008 R2 OBIEE – 11.1.1.6 BP1 on Windows 64 Bit, Oracle Linux We had several issues with this combination and would like to document some here in

Custom links on header

My current client wants to implement custom help for their users. We implemented this by removing the default help link on the header and replacing it with one of our own. The steps to remove the default help link is as follows: Log in as admin (weblogic) and go to the Administration section Search for

OBIEE – Being used in a product – Vertafore

Quote: “Recognizing the growing importance of empowering the insurance industry to turn ever-increasing amounts of data into real insight that can help drive business growth, Vertafore (http://www.vertafore.com, @Vertafore) announced that it plans to integrate the Oracle Business Intelligence suite, providing enhanced reporting across the Vertafore product portfolio.” Vertafore Helps Customers Tackle Big Data with Oracle

Proxy Login

Act As – Proxy login This feature allows for a user to proxy for another user. Commonly used for delegating work or for IT to troubleshoot issues related to permissions etc. Steps overview: Configuration file change Database/table setup RPD – Import table, and configure Initialization Block/Variables Custom message (the location described in oracle docs does

Patching OBIEE 11g

Working with a company like Verizon gives us the opportunity to interact with Oracle Development and support team very closely. Recently as I was doing a proof of concept implementation using the “Scorecard” functionality, I came across a couple of bugs. Oracle Support provided me with a couple of patches for the bugs and I

Oracle BI 11gR1 Client Tools Installation

One of the major pain points with OBIEE 11g was the installation. As a developer, one has to install the whole suite to be able to work with the systems. Even if a company has development environment setup in a data center, all the developers had to install the whole suite on their local machine

OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup BI Presentation Part III

I was finally able to fix the issue by creating a container managed datasource in weblogic and then use it in mapviewer http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E12840_01/wls/docs103/ConsoleHelp/taskhelp/jdbc/jdbc_datasources/CreateDataSources.html http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E14571_01/web.1111/e10145/vis_admin.htm#sthref973 Sachin JainSys  

OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup BI Presentation Part III

Hello, So I was able to work around issue regarding the data source issue. Data source cannot be created : MAPVIEWER-00011: Error creating a map data source. The solution from Oracle support was to create the data source in weblogic domain and then refer to it in mapviewer. Sachin JainSys  

20 things about the web and web browsers!

Another unique gem on “Internet” 20 Things I learned about the browser and the web! Sachin JainSys  

Checklist to secure your computer and GMAIL accounts

While browsing, I stumbled across this nice article by Google support! Gmail Security Checklist Whether you just regained access to Gmail, or you want to make sure your account is secure, take a minute to complete our Gmail security checklist to make sure your mail security measures are up to date. Some related books: Sachin

OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup BI Presentation Part II

Sachin JainSys Inc. Continued from: OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup BI Presentation server I had to reboot the server to take care of some upgrades. When I restarted the server and fired up the BI services, my reports with the “map view” stopped working. On further analysis I found that the

OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup BI Presentation server

Continued from -> OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup MapView After you have configured and tested the MapViewer, log into the BI Server and go to the Administration. Continued… Sachin JainSys

OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup BI Server

Sachin JainSys Inc. As you click the + button on the compound view while creating a report, you will now see a new item – Map. OBIEE now has the capability to include map views on a report. This functionality is provided by the Spatial boundary data provided by NAVTEQ. This spatial data and any

OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup MapView

Continuation from last post: OBIEE – 11g Inbuilt Mapping and Spatial capability – Setup OBIEE The next step is to setup the MapView component. Download the sample mapping data from this link MVDemo, and follow the instruction in the included pdf file. This will create a sample spatial data which can be used to jump

[nQSError: 46033] Datatype: 25 is not supported

With OBIEE 11g, I was not able to import metadata from an Access db. More on that later. I ended up hand coding the physiscal layer and when I was testing the table definiations for correctness, I ran into a couple of nQSError 46033/25 not supported. Several forums on OTN suggested “wierd characters” within the

OBIEE 11g – Manually Upgrade Catalog from 10g to 11g

This allows for catalog upgrade from 10g to 11g version without having to run the GUI tool – UA. 1. Copy 10g catalog to a temp location 2. Stop 11g BIPS 3. Update instaceconfig.xml to the 10g catalog location i.e. 10g_Location 4. Add these flags to instanceconfig.xml >true< /UpgradeAndExit> 5. Start BIPS – This will

OBIEE 11g – Setup Usage Tracking

Similar to 10g, 11g also supports the collection of usage statistics. Here is a step by step to enable the process to enable collection of this information into a database: Typically, the configuration files are changed via EM, but this one will be hand coded.

OBIEE 11g – RPD Upgrade issues

Sachin JainSys Inc. These are couple of issues I have encountered so far while upgrading from 10g to 11g on the RPD side. These are simple issues, but the error message are not very forthcoming. Hope this helps you get through. 1. All the TNS entries required in the RPD should be available in the

Locate the Component Schema created using RCU

I wanted to install another server, and fired up the RCU for creating the component schema. The plan was to create a new set of schema using the same database server which was used for the last development environment. No matter how hard I looked, I could not find the email which indicated the database

OBIEE 11g – Configuration file locations

http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E14571_01/bi.1111/e10541/configsettings.htm#BEIIBHDE

WebLogic – Boot Identity File

Every time a weblogic server is started using scripts or when it is setup as a Windows service, it needs the Weblogic admin userid and password. One way to ensure that the scripts are not waiting for the user response every time is to create and store the user credentials and save them as a

OBIEE 11g – Startup as Windows Service

If a OBIEE 11g install completes OK on a Windows OS, every things start up fine including OBIEE/EM/Weblogic console. But if you have to restart the computer for some reason, these components do not start by itself.A quick way to run the services is to go to the Program list and start by clicking the

OBIEE 11g – Demystifying the directory structure

Sachin JainSys Inc. Unlike 10g installation, which contained everything within the OracleBI and OracleBIData directories, the 11g installation’s footprint is rather complex. This is due to the fact that the installation also includes Weblogic, EM and other components. These are the main directories created on a typical installation: wlserver_10.3: The WebLogic Server home, which contains

OBIEE 11g – Run RPD editor (Administrator tool) standalone

If you are running on old laptops and do not have enoughs

External table based authentication and autorization in OBIEE

Sachin JainSys Inc. The basic out of box security available with OBIEE is via the administration tool. To administer the users/groups one logs in to the RPD and open Security Manager (Manage/Security). Groups, users and their relations are managed via this. The drawback to this method is that every time we need to add users

OBIEE Connection to a MSAS 2005 Cube

Configure HTTP access to SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services. – Use these links to configure your DB server to expose the Cubes using XMLA as webservices. For Win2003 For WinXP In the instructions, please make sure that the last step is done correctly. It asks to modify the ini file and change the server name

OBIEE Error GDO7WNZA

If you encounter this error, here is the check list. 1. Check the Oracle presentation Services. Is it Started? 2. If you are using IIS as the Web server: The virtual directory created during the install may not be an application yet. Right click on the directory, and press the “Create” button. This will make

OBIEE Error GDO7WNZA

If you encounter this error, here is the check list. 1. Check the Oracle presentation Services. Is it Started? 2. If you are using IIS as the Web server: The virtual directory created during the install may not be an application yet. Right click on the directory, and press the “Create” button. This will make

The Eight Design Principles of OBIEE

  Unified Enterprise View of Information :- Ability to connect and gather information from various physical data sources including Relational, DW, MOLAP, OLAP, Text, Excel files and present a single, consistent and logical view.   Unified Semantic View of Information :- The logical representation can then be abstracted to a uniform business model representing how

OBIEE Connecting to an EssBase Data Store

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