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Oracle Exalytics: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) For OBIEE and Essbase Migration and Upgrade (Doc ID 1567794.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Exalytics Software - Version and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Hyperion Essbase - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document addresses some frequently asked questions about migrating Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Essbase to an Oracle Exalytics server environment.
Exalytics is an Oracle engineered system and the Business Intelligence (BI) suite is optimized for performance on an Exalytics server.  The recommendations in this note are based on certification testing done by Oracle Development and best practices.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What versions of OBIEE are supported and certified on Oracle Exalytics?
 Can OBIEE be installed on an Exalytics server?
 What versions of Essbase are supported on Oracle Exalytics?
 Is it possible to upgrade OBIEE 10g or OBIEE or directly on Oracle Exalytics?
 If current OBIEE environments include a lesser version (i.e. OBIEE, or, what is the recommended migration/upgrade process?
 How can you migrate from an existing OBIEE environment to OBIEE on Exalytics?
 What is the recommended method to upgrade from a lower level Essbase version (i.e. version 9.3.3 or 11.1.1) or EPM version to Essbase/EPM on Exalytics?

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