O'Reilly logo

Oracle Warehouse Builder 11gR2: Getting Started 2011 by Bob Griesemer

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Summary

That was a lot of information presented in this chapter. We began with a brief discussion about the source data for our scenario using the ACME Toys and Gizmos company. We then went through the process of importing metadata about our sources, and saw how to import metadata from an Oracle database as well as a flat file. Because we are dealing with a non-Oracle database, we were also exposed to configuring the Oracle database to communicate with a non-Oracle database using Oracle Heterogeneous Services. We also saw how to configure it for generic connectivity using the supplied ODBC agent. We worked through the process of manually creating table definitions for source tables for a SQL Server database.

At this point, you should run through ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required