The Web Catalog becomes in 11g the Presentation Catalog. Be careful not to confuse with the Old Presentation Catalog term of the Presentation Layer from the repository in 10g …
The Oracle BI Presentation Catalog stores the content that users create with BI Presentation Services in a directory structure of individual files.
This content includes:
Each object is composed of two files:
The attributes file contains:
To access an object in the catalog, users must have appropriate ACL entries for that object. All objects in the catalog use ACL entries.
In 11g, the Everyone group has been replaced with the AuthenticatedUser role
The webcatalog is located:
When opening a webcatalog, you will always find the following folders
A way to classify queries used in an analytic application is to group them according to their function:
It makes sense to structure the web catalog to reflect these five classifications. With a top level folder for each subject area, the web cat folder structure looks like this:
Samplesales demo data set makes a difference between column prompt (to filter a column) and other prompt purpose.
Oracle BI Presentation Service provides a pure browser-based administration tool to administer a Web Catalog.
The installation of OBIEE provides also a desktop tool: the catalog manager
You can deploy a simple object (for example, a dashboard with privileges) to your production environment using two different methods: OBIEE 10G/11G - Release (Promotion|Migration) - From Dev, Test to Production
There are two ways to rename an object:
Do not rename the “My Dashboard” dashboards in the Users folder (displayed as _portal in Catalog Manager).
Only on 11g A search engine can be configured to crawl and index the Oracle BI Presentation Catalog to be able to perform a full-text catalog search for objects and attachments. More … Configuring for Full-Text Catalog Search