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25 Jul 2013

A simple, light weight but yet powerful and widely used publishing environment to manage entire Enterprise publishing requirements

BI Publisher Overview

BI Publisher Overview

Oracle BI Publisher has altered the dimensions of traditional publishing approach. Oracle BI Publisher is a significantly powerful tool for several reporting issues. This tool is considered has widely accepted open source language like XML that is not integrated to a particular application. On the other side, Oracle BI Publisher is element with its high quality production. All the data in form of Charts, tables, and graphs can be traversed to printers, faxes, FTPs, emailed to various locations. With BI publisher user can directly access, edit or modify their own reports just by gaining access with the system. BI Publisher definitely insists a drive to move through the soul of Oracle Reports.

What do you learn?

  • - Defining the components, fundamental features, and indexing of Oracle BI Publisher has reporting tool
  • - Designing data models with guidance of Data Model Editor based on Oracle Database 11g
  • - Build parameters and LOVs for data models
  • - Building BI Publisher reports related to data models
  • - Formation of report outlines by with help of Layout Editor (online)
  • - Excel Analyzer helps you in analysis of data.

Course Content

Course Content

Introduction to Oracle BI Publisher 11g
- Course Agenda
- Overview of Oracle BI Foundation Suite
- Overview of Oracle Fusion Middleware
- Overview of Oracle BI EE
- Evolving role of BI
- Addressing BI Requirements
- Functions of Reporting Systems including Challenges
- Oracle BI Publisher as a Strategic Reporting Solution for All Applications

BI Publisher Technology and Architecture
- Functional Components
- Layout Templates
- Enterprise Server Architecture and Performance and Scalability
- Document Generation Process and Output Formats
- Supported Data Sources
- Underlying Technology
- Bursting Overview
- Internationalization and Language Support

Getting Started with BI Publisher
- Logging In, the Home Page, and Global Header, and Setting Account Preferences
- Viewing Reports
- Managing Repository Objects
- Creating Reports: Workflow
- Opening Report Editor and Selecting a Data Model
- Previewing and Configuring Layouts
- Setting Report Properties
- Using Excel Analyzer

Using Data Model Editor to Create Data Models Based on a SQL Query Data Set
- Exploring the Schemas Used in the Course
- Exploring the Data Model Editor UI
- Examining the Supported Data Sources and Creating a JDBC Connection
- Defining a JDBC Connection
- Creating a Simple Data Model Based on a SQL Query Data Set
- Viewing Sample XML Data Sets
- Adding Parameters and LOVs to the Query
- Viewing Reports with Parameters

Working with Layout Editor
- Opening the Layout Editor
- Navigating and Reviewing the Layout Editor UI
- Creating a Layout by Using a Basic Template
- Inserting a Layout Grid
- Adding a Table, Formatting Columns, Defining Sorts and Groups, and Applying Conditional Formats
- Inserting and Editing Charts, and Converting Charts to a Pivot Table
- Adding Repeating Sections, Text Items, and Images
- Working with Gauges

Creating RTF Templates by Using Template Builder
- Exploring and using Template Builder (in MS Word)
- Using the BI Publisher Menu Bar
- Craeting an RTF Template froma Sample, Changing Field Properties, and Previewing Table Data
- Adding a Chart to an RTF Template
- Designing an RTF Template for a BI Publisher Report
- Creating a BI Publisher Report by Using Template Builder
- Exploring the Basic and Form Field Methods
- Exploring Advanced RTF Template Techniques Including Conditional Formats, Watermarks
- Working with Style Templates and Sub Templates
- Explaining Style Templates
- Creating and Managing Style Templates, RTF File and Defining Formatting Styles, Style Template
- Uploading Localized Version of the RTF Template
- Associating Style Templates with Reports, Assigning it to RTF Report Layouts, RTF Templates
- Creating an RTF Sub Template, Main RTF Template, Locally Testing, and Uploading
- Describing and Defining XSL Sub Templates
- Creating and Implementing XSL Sub Templates
- Calling XSL Sub Templates

BI Publisher Server: Administration and Security - Describing the Administration Page
- Setting, Viewing, and Updating Data Sources
- Describing the Security Model for BI Publisher and Oracle Fusion Middleware
- Describing Groups, Users, Roles, and Permissions
- Describing Delivery Options Including Print, Fax, Email, WebDav, HTTP Server, FTP, and CUPS
- Describing and Configuring BI Publisher Scheduler
- Describing Runtime Configuration and Properties
- Integrating with Oracle BI Presentation Services

Scheduling and Bursting Reports
- Scheduling and Describing a Report Job and Related Options
- Managing and Viewing a Report Job
- Viewing Report Job History
- Describing Bursting
- Adding a Bursting Definition to a Report

Performing Translations
- Describing Translation Types
- Translating by Using the Localized Template Option
- Translating by Using the XLIFF Option
- Managing XLIFF Translations on BI Publisher Server
- Describing the Overall Translation Process
- Describing Catalog Translation
- Exporting and Importing the XLIFF for a Catalog Folder

Integrating BI Publisher with Oracle BI Enterprise Edition
- Configuring Presentation Catalog and Presentation Services Integration
- Navigating Oracle BI EE
- Creating a Data Model and Report Based on an Oracle BI Analysis
- Adding a BI Publisher Report to an Oracle BI EE Dashboard
- Creating a Data Model and Report Based on a BI Server SQL Query Process

Creating Data Models and BI Publisher Reports Based on Other Data Sources
- Describing the Web Services Data Source
- Describing the HTTP (XML/RSS Feed) Data Source
- Explaining Proxy Setting for Web Services and HTTP Data Sources
- Creating a BI Publisher Report based on an External Web Service
- Creating a BI Publisher Report based on an HTTP Data Set
- Creating a BI Publisher Report based on an Excel Spreadsheet



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- Documentation
- Daily class recordings
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- Resume preparation
- Certification

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Trainer of Informatica & OBIEE is a real time expert working in one of the top MNC’s. He is an expert trainer in understanding the student requirement and explains the concepts in a way students remember it for long. It a practical and job oriented approach, which helps the students to understand and implement the same when they go to Job.
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