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Big Data Discovery – Custom Java Transformations Part 2
Tips And Tricks

In a previous post, we walked through how to implement a custom Java transformation in Oracle Big Data Discovery. ...

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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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Bringing Data Discovery To Hadoop - Part 1
OEID

We have been anticipating the intersection of big data with data discovery for quite some time. What exactly that will ...

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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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Fun with Shapefiles: The Two Utahs
OEID

A little midweek enjoyment, courtesy of our Advanced Visualization Framework.  Below, you can see a county-by-county ...

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Deploying Oracle Endeca Portlets in WebLogic
Tips And Tricks

We're long overdue for a "public service" post dedicated to sharing best practices around how Ranzal does certain ...

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What You Can Do...
Uncategorized

Last week, we announced general availability of our Advanced Visualization Framework (AVF) for Oracle Endeca ...

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Introducing Visualizations 2.0
Uncategorized

Ranzal is proud to announce general availability of our Advanced Visualization Framework (AVF) 2.0 for Oracle Endeca ...

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Return to Action
Uncategorized

Late last year, we introduced some incredibly compelling capabilities that allowed users to collaborate with each ...

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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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Advanced Visualizations on Oracle Endeca 3.1
OEID

Ranzal is pleased to announce that our Advanced Visualization Framework is now generally available.  Spend more time ...

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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 ...

Patrick Rafferty
The Only Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Specialized Partner
OEID

One of the "big things" that we alluded to in our previous post has finally come through and we could not be more ...

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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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Extending Collaborative Data Discovery - Common Scenarios
Uncategorized

In our previous post on Advanced Data Discovery capabilities that we've built out in Oracle Endeca Information ...

Patrick Rafferty
Extending Collaborative Data Discovery
OEID

We've talked quite a bit over the past few months about trends we're seeing in the Data Discovery arena around ...

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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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