1 Introduction to Building Your Metadata Repository

This chapter explains how to plan and design your Oracle Business Intelligence metadata repository, including how to plan your business model, how to work with the physical content for your business model, and general repository design guidelines.

To effectively plan and build your metadata repository, you need to have experience with SQL queries and be familiar with reporting and analysis. You should also have experience with industry-standard data warehouse modeling practices, and be familiar with general relational entity-relationship modeling.

This chapter contains the following topics: