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

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Connecting to Oracle BI server data sources

Yes, Oracle BI server can be used as a data source to create a data set in the BI Publisher. A newcomer to the Oracle BI might think that since the Oracle BI server RPD is accessible via Presentation services and an ODBC connection, then BI Publisher should be able to access the RPD subject areas, just as Oracle BI can. This logic is only partially correct. BI Publisher does not currently have the ability to cherry pick Oracle BI subject area elements as if using the Analysis Ad-Hoc Editor. BI Publisher has two options to reference the Oracle BI server data. The first is to select an analysis request developed in the Analysis Ad-Hoc Editor and save to the Presentation Catalog. Typically, this will be ...

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