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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Data Modeling Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

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Preface

Welcome to Release 11g (11.1.1) of the Oracle Fusion Middleware Data Modeling Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher. Oracle BI Publisher is an enterprise reporting solution for authoring, managing, and delivering all your highly formatted documents, such as operational reports, electronic funds transfer documents, government PDF forms, shipping labels, checks, sales and marketing letters, and much more.

Intended Audience

The Oracle Fusion Middleware Data Modeling Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (this guide) describes how report developers use BI Publisher's data model editor to fetch and structure the data for use in the many different types of report layouts that BI Publisher supports. The following table provides more information about using the product for other business roles.

Role Sample Tasks Guide

Administrator

Configuring Security

Configuring System Settings

Diagnosing and Monitoring System Processes

Oracle Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Application developer or integrator

Integrating BI Publisher into existing applications using the application programming interfaces

Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Report consumer

Viewing reports

Scheduling report jobs

Managing report jobs

Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Report designer

Creating report definitions

Designing layouts

Oracle Fusion Middleware Report Designer's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher


Documentation Accessibility

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Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=info or visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=trs if you are hearing impaired.

Related Documentation and Other Resources

See the Oracle Business Intelligence documentation library for a list of related Oracle Business Intelligence documents.

In addition, go to the Oracle Learning Library for Oracle Business Intelligence-related online training resources.

System Requirements and Certification

Refer to the system requirements and certification documentation for information about hardware and software requirements, platforms, databases, and other information. Both of these documents are available on Oracle Technology Network (OTN).

The system requirements document covers information such as hardware and software requirements, minimum disk space and memory requirements, and required system libraries, packages, or patches:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/software/products/ias/files/fusion_requirements.htm

The certification document covers supported installation types, platforms, operating systems, databases, JDKs, and third-party products:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/software/products/ias/files/fusion_certification.html

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