Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Answers and KPI Reports (XML file) - Import - 7.1

Talend Data Catalog Bridges

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Bridge Specifications

Vendor Oracle
Tool Name Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Answers, KPI and Prompt Reports (XML file)
Tool Version 10.1 to 12c
Tool Web Site http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/bi-foundation/overview/index.html
Supported Methodology [Business Intelligence] BI Report (Dimensional Source, Expression Parsing, Report Structure) via XML File
Remote Repository Browsing for Model Selection
Data Profiling
Multi-Model Harvesting
Incremental Harvesting

BRIDGE INFORMATION
Import tool: Oracle Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Answers, KPI and Prompt Reports (XML file) 10.1 to 12c (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/bi-foundation/overview/index.html)
Import interface: [Business Intelligence] BI Report (Dimensional Source, Expression Parsing, Report Structure) via XML File from Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Answers, KPI and Prompt Reports (XML file)
Import bridge: 'OracleBIAnswers' 10.1.0

BRIDGE DOCUMENTATION
This bridge imports an Oracle Business Intelligence Answers (formerly Siebel Analytics Web) report.


Bridge Parameters

Parameter Name Description Type Values Default Scope
File Specify Oracle BI Answers request (v10.x) or analysis (v11.x) XML file to import.

The XML file may be obtained via OBIEE web-based user interface:

OBIEE 10.x:
1. Connect, via a web browser, to the OBIEE Answers instance (e.g. http://localhost:9704/analytics/saw.dll?Answers).

2. Login when prompted (e.g. Administrator/Administrator).

3. On the left side of the page, click on Catalog tab and navigate to the folder of interest.

4. Select a request of interest (e.g. 'Customer Details.').

5. After the request opens, on the right pane select Modify and then Advanced.

6. In the 'Request XML' text field, one may see the XML contents.

7. Select the XML contents, copy it to clipboard and paste into a new empty file using any text editor.

8. Save the file under any name with .XML extension.

9. Feed the resulting XML file as an input to the bridge.

OBIEE 11.x:
1. Connect, via a web browser, to the OBIEE Answers instance (e.g. http://localhost:9704/analytics).

2. Login when prompted (e.g. weblogic/weblogic).

3. On the left side of the page, under 'Browse/Manage...' go to 'All Content' drop down list and select 'Browse Oracle BI Presentation Catalog'.
(As an alternative, on the right side of the page, in the second horizontal menu, select 'Catalog').

4. On the left side of the page, navigate to the folder of interest.

5. On the right side of the page, find the analysis of interest and select 'Edit' under its name.

6. After the analysis has opened, select 'Advanced' tab and go to 'Analysis XML' text field.

7. Copy the entire contents of the 'Analysis XML' text field into clipboard and paste into a new empty file using any text editor.

8. Save the file under any name with .XML extension.

9. Feed the resulting XML file as an input to the bridge.
FILE *.*   Mandatory
Report name Type the name of the reporting model. Answers XML files do not contain the report name. If you do not type a name, the file name is used as the report name. For KPI reports this parameter is ignored: the report name is specified in the report itself. STRING      
Miscellaneous Specify miscellaneous options identified with a -letter and, if applicable, a value.
-r to remove the report pages and their graphical structure
STRING      

 

Bridge Mapping

Meta Integration Repository (MIR)
Metamodel
(based on the OMG CWM standard)
"Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Answers, KPI and Prompt Reports (XML file)"
Metamodel
Oracle Business Intelligence (KPI)
Mapping Comments
     
Condition Condition Report filter
Description Description  
Hide Hide  
InitialValue Initial Value  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Optional Optional  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Position Position  
ConnectionClassifier Server Variables  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
ConnectionFeature Server Session Variable, Server Repository Variable  
Name Name  
NativeType Native Type  
ConnectionPackage Subject Area  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
DataAttribute Presentation Variable, Dynamic Variable, Criteria Hierarchical Column, Repository Variable, Criteria Column, Session Variable  
Description Description  
InitialValue Initial Value  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Optional Optional  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Position Position  
Usage Usage  
DataSet Presentation Variables, Repository Variables, Criteria, Session Variables  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Dimension Presentation Table  
Description Description  
Hide Hide  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Type Type  
DimensionAttribute Presentation Column Represents presentation column inside presentation table
Description Description  
Hide Hide  
InitialValue Initial Value  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Optional Optional  
OriginalName Original Name  
Position Position  
Sort Sort  
Hierarchy Presentation Hierarchy  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Type Type  
Level Presentation Level  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Report Report  
Description Description  
Name Name The report name can be retrieved from the presentation server if the bridge runs via the Oracle BI EE repository bridge, or computed from file name otherwise
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
ReportField Report Field Represents the usage and display of a query column on a View
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
ReportPage Page A single page is created, for the purpose of holding all possible views
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
StoreConnection Variables, Presentation For reports, represents RPD presentation layer
Connection Connection  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
StoreType Store Type  
SystemMajorVersion System Major Version  
SystemMinorVersion System Minor Version  
SystemReleaseVersion System Release Version  
SystemType System Type  
SystemTypeOld System Type Old  
StoreModel KPI  
Author Author  
CreationTime Creation Time  
Description Description  
ModificationTime Modification Time  
Modifier Modifier  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
StoreType Store Type  
SystemMajorVersion System Major Version  
SystemMinorVersion System Minor Version  
SystemReleaseVersion System Release Version  
SystemType System Type  
SystemTypeOld System Type Old  

Meta Integration Repository (MIR)
Metamodel
(based on the OMG CWM standard)
"Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) Answers, KPI and Prompt Reports (XML file)"
Metamodel
Oracle Business Intelligence (Answers Report)
Mapping Comments
     
Condition Condition Report filter
Description Description  
Hide Hide  
InitialValue Initial Value  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Optional Optional  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Position Position  
ConnectionClassifier Server Variables  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
ConnectionFeature Server Session Variable, Server Repository Variable  
Name Name  
NativeType Native Type  
ConnectionPackage Subject Area  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
DataAttribute Presentation Variable, Dynamic Variable, Criteria Hierarchical Column, Repository Variable, Criteria Column, Session Variable  
Description Description  
InitialValue Initial Value  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Optional Optional  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Position Position  
Usage Usage  
DataSet Presentation Variables, Repository Variables, Criteria, Session Variables  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Dimension Presentation Table  
Description Description  
Hide Hide  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Type Type  
DimensionAttribute Presentation Column Represents presentation column inside presentation table
Description Description  
Hide Hide  
InitialValue Initial Value  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Optional Optional  
OriginalName Original Name  
Position Position  
Sort Sort  
Hierarchy Presentation Hierarchy  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
Type Type  
Level Presentation Level  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Report Report  
Description Description  
Name Name The report name can be retrieved from the presentation server if the bridge runs via the Oracle BI EE repository bridge, or computed from file name otherwise
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
ReportAxis Axis  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
Role Role  
ReportChart Funnel, Graph Chart, Chart, Gauge  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
ReportField Report Field Represents the usage and display of a query column on a View
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
ReportMatrix Pivot Table  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
ReportPage Page A single page is created, for the purpose of holding all possible views
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
ReportRectangle Narrative View, Column Selector, Title View, Ticker, View Selector, Compound View, Filters View For other views, like Title view, Narrative view, View Selector, filters view, compound view
Description Description  
Name Name inferred from the view id
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
ReportTable Table View  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
ReportText Text, Html View  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
Position Position  
Value Value  
StoreConnection Variables, Presentation For reports, represents RPD presentation layer
Connection Connection  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
StoreType Store Type  
SystemMajorVersion System Major Version  
SystemMinorVersion System Minor Version  
SystemReleaseVersion System Release Version  
SystemType System Type  
SystemTypeOld System Type Old  
StoreModel Answers Report  
Author Author  
CreationTime Creation Time  
Description Description  
ModificationTime Modification Time  
Modifier Modifier  
Name Name  
NativeId Native Id  
NativeType Native Type  
PhysicalName Physical Name  
StoreType Store Type  
SystemMajorVersion System Major Version  
SystemMinorVersion System Minor Version  
SystemReleaseVersion System Release Version  
SystemType System Type  
SystemTypeOld System Type Old