4 Using a Source Control Management System for Repository Development

You can integrate the Administration Tool with third-party source control management systems for Oracle BI repository development.

The Administration Tool achieves this integration through the ability to save repository metadata as a set of XML documents in MDS XML format rather than as a single binary repository file (RPD). Using this integration, you can configure the Administration Tool to work with your own source control management system and save your repository output as MDS XML.

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