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BI Connector offers performance, cost savings, and time savings advantage over the ODBC driver which practically doesn’t work. To learn more, please refer to this article in Tableau website.

BI Connector is a purpose-built connector that offers both live and exact capability in addition to being battle-tested in several large customer deployments. Web data connectors such as Unify or EzDataMunch just extract data from OBIEE and are not proven to handle OBIEE complex queries/reports. Please refer to this article on the five areas where […]

BI Connector supports custom integration with SSO modules such as Oracle Access Manager, Windows Native Authentication, SAML etc. BI Connector’s SSO integration will enable users to log in to OBIEE using their SSO credentials. Because of the limitations of Tableau Server, BI Connector does not support automatic login. Users should log in to OBIEE data […]

If you are using Tableau Server, BI Connector Server Edition is installed on the same machine where Tableau Server is installed. If you are using Tableau Online, BI Connector Server Edition is installed on the same machine as the Tableau Bridge.

Yes, users connect to OBIEE from Qlik Sense using their OBIEE credentials and only see the data that they are authorized to access in OBIEE.

Yes. Connectivity to OBIEE reports is generally available. Connectivity to Subject Areas is in beta testing. Please contact us if you are interested in evaluating BI Connector.

When choosing to import data from OBIEE, Power BI imports the data into its in-memory cache. You can create visualizations from the imported data. To see the current data in OBIEE, you should refresh. When you use DirectQuery, Power BI Desktop does not import or copy the OBIEE data. You can view the list of […]

BI Connector Server Edition is installed on the same machine in which the Power BI On-premise Gateway is installed.

Yes, BI Connector supports DirectQuery connections to OBIEE data sources via On-Premise Gateway.

Companies have invested years of effort and millions of dollars in Oracle BI(OBIEE) to develop the metadata, security model and reports for their business intelligence data warehouse. But users find OBIEE difficult to use and prefer to use visual analytics tools such as Tableau, Power BI and Qlik. BI Connector provides an easy and efficient […]