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Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 12c - second Edition by Haroun Khan, Christian Screen, Adrian Ward

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Chapter 2. Installing the Prerequisite Software

This chapter will cover the steps to install the software needed before we can install the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) software. OBIEE can be installed on a variety of operating systems, either directly or on a virtual machine (VM) (see the Oracle site for details on all supported operating systems).

We will install a Java Development Kit (JDK), which underpins the server software and is actually used to install the software. We will then install the Application Server - Oracle Fusion Middleware.

We have already installed a SQL Server database that will host the metadata tables. We used a trial version of SQL Server 2016, but you can use MySQL if you prefer (MySQL is free ...

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