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Oracle® Business Intelligence Applications Configuration Guide for Informatica PowerCenter Users

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Oracle Business Intelligence Applications are comprehensive prebuilt solutions that deliver pervasive intelligence across an organization, empowering users at all levels — from front line operational users to senior management — with the key information they need to maximize effectiveness. Intuitive and role-based, these solutions transform and integrate data from a range of enterprise sources, including Siebel, Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and corporate data warehouses — into actionable insight that enables more effective actions, decisions, and processes.

Oracle BI Applications are built on Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition, a comprehensive next-generation BI and analytics platform.

Oracle BI Applications includes the following application families:

Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Configuration Guide for Informatica PowerCenter Users contains instructions for configuring and customizing Oracle BI Applications Version

Oracle recommends reading the Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Release Notes before installing, using, or upgrading Oracle BI Applications. The Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Release Notes are available:


This document is intended for BI managers and implementors of Oracle BI Applications.


Many configuration tasks described in this guide require you to manually enter values obtained from querying your source system (for example, Oracle E-Business Suite). These values are unique to your source system and implementation. To retrieve these values successfully, you need to have a good technical understanding of your source system. If you need assistance in obtaining values from your source system, you should consult with someone in your organization who possesses this knowledge, or consult the Oracle Support Services team for your source system. Make sure to check your configuration entries carefully to avoid data loss during the ETL process.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle BI Applications Version documentation set (available at

Also see the Oracle Business Intelligence Data Warehouse Administration Console documentation set (available at


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