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Sizing Business Intelligence Publisher Components To Handle Large Volumes of Data with E-Business Suite XML Publisher / BI Publisher (Doc ID 1630732.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2021

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Concurrent Processing - Version 12.2.4 to 12.2.4 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Provide a consolidated reference for all sizing issues with various technology components of Oracle E-Business Suite and BI Publisher.


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In this Document
 Oracle database sizing recommendations for BI Publisher
 Recommendations to handle large volumes of data
 1. Insure the latest ATG RUP  and XDO patchsets has been applied in your environment for better report processing performance.
 2. Set the heap size value to handle large reports while using Oracle BI Publisher.
 3. Increase the number of Output Post Processor (OPP) to avoid/overcome the "Out of Memory Exception" error.
 4. Enable the scalable feature
 5. Select a temporary file location on your concurrent processing node to avoid/overcome the "Out of Memory Exception" error.
 6. Configure the Output Post Processor's JVM.
 7. Configure XML Reports with Large Data Sets using sort function to avoid java.lang.StackOverflowError (See <Note 1100253.1>)
 Recommendations on Output Post Processer (OPP) Tuning
 1. Prevent timeout errors by setting recommended OPP related profile option values
 2. Improve performance by tuning the Output Post Processor (OPP)
 Recommendations on Client Side Tools - Excel limits
 1. Be sure to understand Microsoft Excel specifications and limits (See <Note 1469264.1>)
 2. Increase the default amount of 80 characters stored per row to increase the data size to around 20MB (See <Note 889482.1>)
 3. Use Excel binary output files to avoid the large verbose XHTML format output.

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