Not Groundhog day, but ODTUG monthThe hits keep coming from ODTUG. And why not? We are talking about the very best Oracle EPM conference, ever. Yep, even better than last year’s and that was pretty darn good.
What do I mean?Take a look at the hands on training.
There’s going to be some amazing content:
|Monday||11 am to 1 pm||Adam Bloom, Oracle||Using Actions to Integrate Oracle BI EE with External Systems|
|1:15 pm to 3:30 pm||123Olap||EPM Architect against Planning|
|4:00 pm to 6:00 pm||Ron Moore, MTG||Essbase Studio: The Basics and Beyond|
|Tuesday||8:30 am to 10:45 am||123Olap||HFM Consolidation Rules|
|1:45 pm to 5:30 pm||John Booth, Emerging Solutions||Installing the 11.1.2 Release Efficiently|
|Wednesday||8:30 am to 10:45 am||Ratan Vakil, interRel Consulting||OBIEE on Essbase: The Future of Ad-hoc Analysis|
|1:45 pm to 5:15 pm||Rittman Mead||Oracle BI 11g Answers and Dashboards Hands-on Labs|
|Thursday||10:30 am to 12:45 pm||123Olap||An Intro to ODI in the Hyperion Environment|
Running, not crawling
Did you read the bit about your lab server (and oh by the way, you are going to get your very own for the duration of the lab)? No more woefully underpowered laptops. You are going to be in the Cloud. I hope you’re all a fan of Amazon, because it’s going to be Full360’s EPM Amazon Machine Image (and yes, OBIEE and ODI 11g will be in that cloud image as well) running on a nice big, fat, juicy 15 gigabyte server (Amazon is a little weird with the memory sizes) with four CPUs. Feel the power.
Bring your laptop and even your Macintosh
You’re going to connect using Microsoft Terminal Services, aka Remote Desktop Connection, a standard part of Windows. Just make sure you have it by going to Start->Run and typing in mstsc.exe. If you see this you are good to go: