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Using Endeca with Oracle Exalytics - Oracle France BI Customer Event, October 2013
 

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Short presentation at the Oracle France BI Customer event in Paris, October 2013, on the advantage of running Endeca Information Discovery on Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine.

Short presentation at the Oracle France BI Customer event in Paris, October 2013, on the advantage of running Endeca Information Discovery on Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine.

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    Using Endeca with Oracle Exalytics - Oracle France BI Customer Event, October 2013 Using Endeca with Oracle Exalytics - Oracle France BI Customer Event, October 2013 Presentation Transcript

    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Using Endeca with Oracle Exalytics Mark Rittman, CTO, Rittman Mead Oracle France BI Customer Event, October 2013
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com About the Speaker •Mark Rittman, Co-Founder of Rittman Mead •Oracle ACE Director, specialising in Oracle BI&DW •14 Years Experience with Oracle Technology •Regular columnist for Oracle Magazine •Author of two Oracle Press Oracle BI books •Oracle Business Intelligence Developers Guide •Oracle Exalytics Revealed •Writer for Rittman Mead Blog : http://www.rittmanmead.com/blog •Email : mark.rittman@rittmanmead.com •Twitter : @markrittman
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com About Rittman Mead •Oracle BI and DW Gold partner •World leading specialist partner for technical excellence, solutions delivery and innovation in Oracle BI •Approximately 80 consultants worldwide •All expert in Oracle BI and DW •Offices in US (Atlanta), Europe, Australia and India •Skills in broad range of supporting Oracle tools: ‣OBIEE, OBIA ‣ODIEE ‣Essbase, Oracle OLAP ‣GoldenGate ‣Endeca
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Endeca for Information Discovery •Oracle Endeca Information Discovery is Oracle’s “information discovery” platform •Allows business users to quickly analyze and understand all data, whatever it looks like •Search-first interface •Key-value store database •Unstructured data •Fast, intuitive analysis across all data sources
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Endeca for Information Discovery •Oracle Endeca Information Discovery is Oracle’s “information discovery” platform •Allows business users to quickly analyze and understand all data, whatever it looks like •Search-first interface •Key-value store database •Unstructured data •Fast, intuitive analysis across all data sources
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com The “Secret Sauce”: The Endeca Server •Hybrid Search/Analytic database •In-memory store, with persistence to a column-store on-disk database •Search / text-analysis capabilities •Fast aggregation + calc •Accessed via Endeca Studio, and ETL via web service API •Endeca Server hallmarks: ‣Minimal upfront design ‣Support for “jagged” data ‣Administered via web service calls ‣“No data left behind” ‣“Load and Go”
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com How Endeca Is Usually Deployed •Although Endeca Information Discovery is very user-focused, it’s infrastructure is complex •Endeca Server, Endeca Integrator, Endeca Studio - all JEE apps on WebLogic Server ‣Therefore usually deployed on-site ‣Or as a SaaS managed service •... None of which are under the business’ control •... and are often sized incorrectly at the start Oracle Endeca Server Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Integrator Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Studio Call centre transcripts Spreadsheets and budget data Documents, PDFs and other unstructured sources RDBMS Data Master Data Social Media and Web feeds
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Optimal Endeca Deployment: On Exalytics In-Memory Machine •Combines the benefits of SaaS, with the power and control of having an on-premise server •All the simplicity of SaaS ‣Simple set-up using confirmed compatible hardware ‣Simple patching, upgrades, co-ordinated •All the power of on-premise ‣Your own hardware, reserved for you ‣Managed by your IT team •Lower TCO, faster time-to-value Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com What is Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine? •Combination of hardware and software: the BI Engineered System •Available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB RAM configurations •40 CPU cores (128 in 4TB version) •Runs Oracle Linux / Solaris (4TB) •Optimized versions of OBIEE, Essbase •Certified to run Endeca Information Discovery
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Endeca on Exalytics: Manageability Benefits •Project de-risking: Endeca guaranteed to work on your hardware platform •Simplified install: all documented and certified to work together •Right-size hardware first time: Endeca projects grow fast - no endless re-provisioning h/w •Dev / Test / Prod on one box: Less environments to manage •Oracle Integrated Technology: Enterprise Manager, ILOM etc •Lower TCO / Certified platform
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Exalytics Software: An Evolving and Future-Proof Platform Oct 11 Feb 12 Aug Sep Jan 13 Apr Jul Exalytics announced at OOW2011 v1.0.0.0 OBI 11.1.1.5Essbase 11.1.2.2.0 TimesTen 11.2.2.2.1 PS1 (v1.0.0.1) OBI 11.1.1.6.2 BP1 Essbase 11.1.2.2.100TimesTe n 11.2.2.3.0 Certified: Golden Gate 11.1.1 ODI 11.1.1.5+ Endeca 2.3 OBIA 7.9.6.4 Exalytics available to license through Trusted Partitions on OVM PS2 (v1.0.0.2) OBI 11.1.1.6.5+ Essbase 11.1.2.2.101+TimesT en 11.2.2.4.1+ Certified: Endeca 3.0 PS3 (v1.0.0.3) Essbase 11.1.2.2.200OBIEE 11.1.1.7.0+ TimesTen 11.2.2.5 Certified: Essbase 11.1.2.3 OBIA 11.1.1.7.1 Exalytics X2- 4/V1 becomes GA Exalytics X2- 4/V1 becomes GA Hardware upgrade, new OBI features, support for OBIA 11g Hardware upgrade, new OBI features, support for OBIA 11g Non-core software such as ODI and Golden Gate now certified Non-core software such as ODI and Golden Gate now certified Software support updates Software support updates Flash PCIe added Flash PCIe added
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Exalytics Hardware: Clear Engineered System Platform Path Oct 11 Feb 12 Aug Sep Jan 13 Apr Jul Exalytics announced at OOW2011 X2-4 •40 cores (4x E7-4800)1TB RAM3.6TB raw disk (6x SAS-2 600GB) •Two 40Gb/s InfiniBand portsFour 10/100/1000Base-T on-board Ethernet ports Exalytics available to license through Trusted Partitions on OVM X2-4 Flash Upgrade Kit Adds 2.4TB of Flash storage to existing X2-4 machines, with 6x Sun F40 400GB eMLC Flash PCIe cards X3-4 •40 cores (4x E7-4800)2TB RAM •2.4TB eMLC Flash PCIe5.4TB raw disk (6x SAS-2 900GB) •Two 40Gb/s InfiniBand portsFour 10/100/1000Base-T on-board Ethernet ports X2-4 Memory and Flash Upgrade KitAdds 2.4TB Flash PCIe and additional 1TB RAM to existing X2-4 machines and additional 1TB RAM to existing X2-4 machines Exalytics X2- 4/V1 becomes GA Exalytics X2- 4/V1 becomes GA Hardware upgrade, new OBI features, support for OBIA 11g Hardware upgrade, new OBI features, support for OBIA 11g Non-core software such as ODI and Golden Gate now certified Non-core software such as ODI and Golden Gate now certified Software support updates Software support updates Flash PCIe added Flash PCIe added
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Endeca on Exalytics: Business Benefits •A dedicated business discovery appliance, under the control of the business ‣But hosted by IT, managed as part of the enterprise •All the h/w resources you’ll need, optimized for data discovery •Only dependency on IT is for initial configuration, and access to new data feeds •Able to handle the largest workloads •Ability to scale-out later to include BI and OLAP, if required
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Endeca on Exalytics: Integration with OBIEE •Endeca can be integrated with OBIEE in several ways •Works better on Exalytics, as all components certified and upgraded in-sync •Use OBIEE as a structured data source for Endeca •Include Endeca visualizations in OBIEE dashboards •Simple add-on or Exalytics
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Exalytics: The Ideal Hardware Platform for Endeca Server •Endeca server abstracts query evaluation from physical processors, maximizing performance across multi-core processors and servers ‣ Scale increases, and latency decreases, the more CPUs/cores available to Endeca Server •Server RAM used to cache “hot” working set of column segments, and query results •Columnar compression used for disk persistence of the data set, which also benefits from fast CPU during the compression process •Ideal Endeca environment = server with lots of RAM, and a lot of CPUs...
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Exalytics: The Ideal Hardware Platform for Endeca Server •2TB RAM on Exalytics server means faster analysis of larger datasets •Larger datasets, as more records can be held in memory (limiting factor for datastores) •More query results can be cached •More concurrent users can be supported •40 CPU cores allows massively parallel queries •Endeca Server inherent PQ design automatically makes use of high number of cores •Faster queries, faster indexing •Enterprise-scale Endeca, with the speed of a desktop in-memory column-store query tool Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Summary •Endeca Information Discovery provides fast access to all of your data sets •Using a “search first” user interface, as simple to use as Google •Running Endeca on Exalytics provides a number of benefits ‣To the business: your own dedicated data discovery environment, sized correctly ‣To IT: simple setup and configuration, guaranteed to work from the start •Exalytics is the perfect hardware platform for Endeca ‣2TB RAM: enables the largest datasets to go into memory ‣40 CPU cores: supports the largest workload, maximizes parallel query of data •Enables further integration with OBIEE and Essbase - complete BI platform
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Thank You for Attending! •Thank you for attending this presentation, and more information can be found at http://www.rittmanmead.com •Contact us at info@rittmanmead.com or mark.rittman@rittmanmead.com •Look out for our book, “Oracle Business Intelligence Developers Guide” out now! •Follow-us on Twitter (@rittmanmead) or Facebook (facebook.com/rittmanmead)
    • T : +44 (0) 1273 911 268 (UK) or (888) 631-1410 (USA) or +61 3 9596 7186 (Australia & New Zealand) or +91 997 256 7970 (India) E : info@rittmanmead.com W : www.rittmanmead.com Using Endeca with Oracle Exalytics Mark Rittman, CTO, Rittman Mead Oracle France BI Customer Event, October 2013