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Big Data Discovery - Custom Java Transformations Part 1
Tips And Tricks

In our first post introducing Oracle Big Data Discovery, we highlighted the data transform capabilities of BDD.  The ...

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Bringing Data Discovery to Hadoop - Part 3
BDD

In our last post, we talked about some of the tools in the Hadoop ecosystem that Oracle Big Data Discovery takes ...

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Bringing Data Discovery To Hadoop - Part 2
Spark

The most exciting thing about Oracle Big Data Discovery is its integration with all the latest tools in the Hadoop ...

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Announcing PowerDrill for Oracle EID 3.1
Performance Tools

If you had distill what we at Ranzal's Big Data Practice do down to its essence, it's to use technology to make ...

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Tag 100 Times Faster -- Introducing Branchbird's Fast Text Tagger
OEID

Text Tagging is the process of using a list of keywords to search and annotate unstructured data. This capability ...

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Build an Oracle Endeca Donut Chart In 15 Minutes
OEID

We put together a quick demo of how to use our Advanced Visualization Framework to be more productive.  In this ...

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Leveraging Your Organization's OBI Investment for Data Discovery
BigData

Coupling disparate data sets into meaningful "mashups" is a powerful way to test new hypotheses and ask new questions ...

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The Feature List : Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.1
OEID

As promised last week, we've been compiling a list of all the new features that were added as part of the Oracle Endeca ...

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Adventures in Installing - Oracle Endeca 3.1 Integrator
OEID

The newest version of Oracle's Endeca Information Discovery (OEID v3.1), Oracle's data discovery platform, was released ...

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Killing the Tag Cloud - Introducing the Concept Cloud
OEID

For the last decade, since its first appearance on Flickr, the tag cloud has been ubiquitous as the default construct ...

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Quick Hits: Temporal Analysis in Endeca
Uncategorized

I try to keep the pulse of the OTN Forum for OEID, or Oracle Endeca Information Discovery.  Of late, a lot of questions ...

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Oracle Endeca Best Practices - Building Extensions
Uncategorized

Building Easy to Maintain Java Extensions As part of one of our engagements, we've been tasked with upgrading and ...

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OEID 3.0 First Look -- Text Enrichment & Whitespace
OEID

I recently spent some cycles building my first POC for a potential customer with OEID v3.0.  After running some of the ...

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How much does Rahm Emanuel make?
Uncategorized

I didn't set out to answer this question last week but the great City of Chicago is flush (and openhanded) with ...

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OEID 3.0 First Look - Update/Delete Data Improvements
OEID

For almost a decade, the core Endeca MDEX engine that underpins Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID) has ...

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OEID 3.0 First Look - Democratizing Data Discovery
OEID

Adjectives like "agile" and "self-service" have long been used to describe approaches to BI that enable organizations ...

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OEID 3.0 First Look - The Little Things
Musings

There's so much new "goodness" in Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID) 3.0, it's been a little bit of a challenge ...

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Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.0 - First Look
OEID

A few days ago, Oracle invited us over to their offices for a sneak preview of the latest release of Oracle Endeca ...

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Quick Hits - Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 2.4 Released
OEID

It's a big day for those of us who work with the Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID) Platform closely.  Doubly ...

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Running all of your Endeca CAS crawls
OEID

I've recently been working with a customer who has a larger number of Endeca CAS crawls (300+) defined for their ...

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Endeca Performance Optimization
OEID

Alithya launches the first of our Performance Analysis Tools: Phoenix So, you’ve got this great Endeca Commerce ...

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OEID Incremental Updates
OEID

A fairly common approach... More often than not, when pulling data from a database into OEID, we need to employ ...

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Pivoting in Endeca
OEID

The impetus for Ranzal's SmartStateManager The prologue. Pivoting across entities in your organization's data is a ...

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Consuming "Data-as-a-Service" with OEID
DaaS

A growing trend in the BigData arena is for data to be offered as a service (DaaS).  Gone are the days where data is ...

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Endeca Latitude Google Maps (with Heat Mapping!)
Tips And Tricks

Introducing Ranzal's SmartMap... Updated: 10/18/2012 3:16PM Following Oracle's acquisition of Endeca Technologies ...

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Debugging Discovery Framework / Oracle Endeca Studio in Eclipse
Tips And Tricks

Most, if not all, implementations of Oracle's Endeca Discovery platform have some kind of custom portlet or supported ...

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