The Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite is a complete, open, and integrated solution for all enterprise business intelligence needs, including reporting, ad hoc queries, OLAP, dashboards, scorecards, and what-if analysis. The Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite includes Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (Oracle BI EE) and Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (Oracle BI Publisher).
This guide describes how to install Oracle BI EE, Oracle BI Publisher, and Oracle Real-Time Decisions – collectively referred to in this guide as Oracle Business Intelligence.
Oracle Business Intelligence is a comprehensive set of enterprise business intelligence tools and infrastructure, including a scalable and efficient query and analysis server, an ad-hoc query and analysis tool, interactive dashboards, proactive intelligence and alerts, real-time predictive intelligence, and an enterprise reporting engine.
This guide contains information about requirements, new features in the Oracle Business Intelligence 11g Installer, and Oracle Fusion Middleware concepts that affect installation procedures. In addition, this guide provides some sample scenarios for installing and running Oracle Business Intelligence.
This guide is intended for developers, system administrators, and repository developers who want to install Oracle Business Intelligence. This guide assumes the reader is comfortable performing common system administration operations, such as creating users and groups, adding users to groups, and installing operating system patches.
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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.
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:
The certification document covers supported installation types, platforms, operating systems, databases, JDKs, and third-party products:
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