One of the Christmas presents from Oracle this year was the release of the 10g Business Intelligence tools. Most interesting among them was probably the long awaited Drake release of Oracle Discoverer. Mark Rittman’s weblog provides some details in this posts Oracle Business Intelligence 10g Available For Download and Taking A First Look At Application Server 10g Release 2. Discoverer Drake is part of the Oracle Application Server 10g Release 2, which is available for download from OTN: http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/ias/htdocs/1012winsoft.html.
Another present, made available just after Christmas, several months later than originally planned, was the Beta Release of Oracle 10g Warehouse Builder – Paris Release. AMIS is part of the Beta program for OWB. In next few months we have the opportunity to analyze the new features of OWB and to define how we will make use of OWB in our daily consultancy work. I hope to report our findings on this weblog.