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Thomas Kurian, Executive Vice President, Product Development at Oracle, showcased the newly launched Exalytics Business Intelligence Machine at his Oracle OpenWorld keynote.
A new in-memory cache that is services by the TimesTen database. An adaptive cache algorithm that ensures that frequently accessed data is kept in-memory, thereby reducing or altogether eliminating Database hits.
The first screenshot above, in the top row, is that of Map Views - geo-spatial visualizations in the OBIEE 11g suite; the second is a new type of Scorecard visualization, known as the Strategy Wheel; the third is a screenshot from the BI Mobile app running an OBIEE Dashboard page; and the fourth is showcasing a new Trellis multi-panel visualization.
Enhancements and new capabilities in the Essbase MOLAP engine to take advantage of Exalytics.
Dave Granholm doing a demo of Exalytics.
Master-detail linking allows for in-Dashboard analysis, instantaneous updates of content on your Dashboard.
Close to a BILLION records are analyzed. Prompts that refresh at the speed of thought. Search-as-you-type capabilities.
Microcharts, aka Sparklines, in their myriad forms: whether as sparkbars or sparklines, with highlighting of low and high values help visualize in an understandable manner massive amounts of data within the small confines of a single screen.
A close-up of a line graph souped up with master-detail linking.
Start at any level of aggregation.
Drill down any path, across the row or column edge of the view to drill to a deeper level of insight.
Each sparkline cell in the Trellis view is serving up tens even hundreds of data points. Multiply by a dozen rows and dozen or more columns and you are truly talking about meaningful dense data visualizations.
I need to have access to this same dashboard as I leave the office and bring out my iPad.
Adding this Dashboard as a Favorite means it is easier to access.
Like from my BI Mobile iPad app. With a consistent user-interface that is nonetheless optimized for a multi-touch gestural interface that is provided in the Apple iPad tablet.
More information, including a BI Mobile app demo in Balaji's general session.