Oracle: Data Warehouse Builder
What Is Oracle Warehouse Builder?
  – Oracle Warehouse Builder is Oracle’s industry-
    leading enterprise business intel...
Producing Quality Information
                          Business
    Transformation        intelligence               Acti...
Managing the Full Life Cycle of
    Metadata and Data
BI Environment from an OWB
                Perspective
OWB                Model, extract,
                   transform, lo...
Typical Flow of Design and
       1
                   Deployment
            Design target
            metadata.         ...
Tasks Involved in Warehouse Builder
              Administration
                      – Administer the repository
       ...
Steps for Setting Up the
   Warehouse Builder Environment
1. Verify the installation
   requirements.
2. Determine the env...
Installing Warehouse Builder
– Warehouse Builder uses
  Oracle Universal Installer
  to install components
  and to config...
Creating a Warehouse Builder
           Repository
– Two ways of defining a Warehouse Builder repository:
   • Using Repos...
Logging In to OWB Design Center




If you have not yet created a
repository, click the Get Started
button to create one. ...
Design Center
                                                        Menus
Save                                          ...
Projects
– A project is the highest-level object in Warehouse
  Builder.
– You should have all the objects you need in one...
Objects in a Project

  Projects




             Project
             navigator
             tree
Objects Within a Project

               Oracle modules


               File module

               Applications module

...
Locations, Connectors,
 and Control Centers

          Oracle database location

          Directory and DB connectors

  ...
Global Explorer Objects
           Custom transformations:
           functions, procedures, and
           packages


   ...
Deleting a Project




         You cannot delete the current
         active or expanded project, or
         the only pr...
Setting Project Preferences
Setting Project Preferences
Scripting in Design Center



You can run OMB Plus
Tcl scripts to perform
any function available
in Design Center         ...
Managing Deployment
with the Control Center Manager




 Deployment
 tree
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  1. 1. Oracle: Data Warehouse Builder
  2. 2. What Is Oracle Warehouse Builder? – Oracle Warehouse Builder is Oracle’s industry- leading enterprise business intelligence integration design tool. – Warehouse Builder manages the full life cycle of data and metadata for Oracle Database. • Provides an easy to use, graphical environment to design, deploy, and manage business intelligence systems • Enables the extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of data for quality information in the Oracle database • Protects and leverages customer investment in the Oracle technology stack through data and metadata integration
  3. 3. Producing Quality Information Business Transformation intelligence Action Data Information Knowledge (quality information) • Warehouse Builder enables the extraction, transformation, and loading of data to produce quality information in the Oracle database.
  4. 4. Managing the Full Life Cycle of Metadata and Data
  5. 5. BI Environment from an OWB Perspective OWB Model, extract, transform, load, and manage BI data Create Share OWB repository analytic business content intelligenc e Relational Portal Disco BI Beans Sources and/or Plus page • Relational Multi- Disco • Flat files dimensional Spread Repo Viewer • Applications (OLAP) -sheet rts BI • Mainframe Beans • SAP add-in Oracle database Tools using applicat BI data ion
  6. 6. Typical Flow of Design and 1 Deployment Design target metadata. 3 Design source-to- target mappings Capture or for ETL. 2 sample OWB source repository Validate, generate, metadata. 4 and deploy code. Possibly profile data. Derive and deploy 5 BI reporting infrastructure. Sources Target warehouse and data marts Execute process flows 6 or individual mappings to extract, transform, Capture knowledge Define A. and load data. 7 using “experts.” Define B. Map A to B.
  7. 7. Tasks Involved in Warehouse Builder Administration – Administer the repository – Perform metadata backup – Manage repository and recovery and target users – Manage metadata – Manage security changes privileges OWB – Diagnose errors – Troubleshoot repository common issues Sources Target – Maintain target warehouse schema objects – Tune performance of ETL processes (optional)
  8. 8. Steps for Setting Up the Warehouse Builder Environment 1. Verify the installation requirements. 2. Determine the environment configuration scenarios. 3. Prepare the server infrastructure (OS, Database). 4. Install optional components. 5. Install Warehouse Builder. 6. Create the Warehouse Builder repository.
  9. 9. Installing Warehouse Builder – Warehouse Builder uses Oracle Universal Installer to install components and to configure environment variables. – OUI installs all the software at the same time. – This software can play the role of client or server software depending on where you run the installation.
  10. 10. Creating a Warehouse Builder Repository – Two ways of defining a Warehouse Builder repository: • Using Repository Assistant (wizard) • Using the OMB Plus OMBINSTALL OWB_REPOSITORY command – Two ways to create a repository when using the Repository Assistant: • Basic Install • Advanced Setup
  11. 11. Logging In to OWB Design Center If you have not yet created a repository, click the Get Started button to create one. This launches the Repository Assistant.
  12. 12. Design Center Menus Save Toolbar Project Explorer Connection Explorer Project Explorer: Holds all project organized metadata (also known as your design). Connection Explorer: Holds all information about physical locations and how these are managed in control centers Global Explorer: Holds all objects that are shared among users across the repository. It holds pre-built content, and you can create your own content for sharing across projects. Global Explorer
  13. 13. Projects – A project is the highest-level object in Warehouse Builder. – You should have all the objects you need in one project, as objects are not shareable across projects. Project A Data Mart Mapping Warehouse module-Finance Transformations Source module Project B Data Mart Mapping Warehouse module-Sales Transformations Source module
  14. 14. Objects in a Project Projects Project navigator tree
  15. 15. Objects Within a Project Oracle modules File module Applications module Process Flow module
  16. 16. Locations, Connectors, and Control Centers Oracle database location Directory and DB connectors SQL Server location File location SAP location Workflow location Discoverer location Control centers
  17. 17. Global Explorer Objects Custom transformations: functions, procedures, and packages Pre-defined transformations Public Experts Security node seen only by users granted the ADMINISTRATOR role
  18. 18. Deleting a Project You cannot delete the current active or expanded project, or the only project in a repository.
  19. 19. Setting Project Preferences
  20. 20. Setting Project Preferences
  21. 21. Scripting in Design Center You can run OMB Plus Tcl scripts to perform any function available in Design Center You can run OMB Plus (for example, to create, in Design Center or in modify, delete, import, a stand-alone or examine your OWB command-line mode. metadata).
  22. 22. Managing Deployment with the Control Center Manager Deployment tree
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