Business Activity Monitoring: Build Real-Time Dashboards

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Course Duration: 3 days
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Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) 10g (10.1.3.1.0) is a complete solution for building real-time operational dashboards, monitoring and alerting applications over the web.

In this course participants perform the administration tasks required for configuring and administering the BAM  nfrastructure. They learn to create, save, edit, view, and share reports and dashboards. They also learn to navigate reports using Drilling and Driving concepts. They build interactive and selective data reports using concepts such as filters, prompts, and parameters.

In addition, participants also learn to use alerts with reports, and the various features included in BAM to design effective dashboards.

Learn To:

Describe how Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) provides a business solution for monitoring enterprise business services in real-time.

Describe and perform the administration tasks required for configuring and administering the BAM infrastructure.

Describe and build plans and transformations in BAM.

Understand and define Data Objects within the Active Data Cache.

Define Enterprise Message Sources and understand how they are used in BAM.

Use filters for selective data reporting.
Application Developers
Business Analysts
Business Intelligence Developer
Developer
Reports Developer
SOA Architect
SOA Architecture, Business to Business integration, Understanding of BPEL Process Manager
  • Use the various features included in Oracle BAM to design effective dashboards
  • Describe how Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) provides a business solution for monitoring enterprise business services Understand the BAM Architecture
  • Describe and perform the administration tasks required for configuring and administering the BAM infrastructure
  • Define Enterprise Message Sources and understand how they are used in BAM
  • Understand and define Data Objects within the Active Data Cache
  • Describe and build plans and transformations in BAM
  • Create, save, edit, view, and share reports and dashboards
  • Describe and use the various view types within BAM
  • Use filters for selective data reporting
  • Include prompts and parameters for interactive reporting
  • Learn to navigate reports using Drilling and Driving concepts
  • Include interactive buttons to create actionable reports
  • Describe and use alerts with reports

Overview of Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
Listing the features of Oracle BAM
Describing the classroom use case to be used in the practices.


Oracle BAM Architecture
Describing the Oracle BAM Architecture components and their relationships
Identifying the features of the Administrator, Architect, Active Studio, and Active Viewer applications
Describing the iCommand utility


Oracle BAM Administration

Describing the functions of Oracle BAM Administrator
Using Administrator to create users and roles
Managing the Message Center configuration
Managing Enterprise Message Source types



Defining Enterprise Message Sources

Describing Enterprise Message Sources
Identifying the types of Enterprise Message Sources and explaining how to configure them
Defining and viewing external data sources


Defining Data Objects

Creating, editing, and deleting Active Data Cache (ADC) data objects
Describing dimensions and hierarchies
Describing security data filters
Describing the purpose and functionality of calculated fields, lookup fields, and external data objects


Building Plans and Transforms
Describing and building Plans in Oracle BAM
Working with data flows
Describing and identifying the types of Transforms in Oracle BAM
Including Transforms in a Plan


Simple Reporting
Describing the concepts, benefits, and process of creating reports
Creating, viewing, sharing, saving, and editing reports
Personalizing Active Studio


Using Views

Describing the different view types available in Oracle BAM
Describing the functionality and properties of the view types
Using the views to create Oracle BAM reports


Using Filters, Parameters, and Prompts
Creating and managing filters for selective data reporting
Describing user-selectable filters and predefined filters
Describing the types of filters available
Using filters to report based on time periods
Defining prompts and parameters in reports


Drilling and Driving

Creating advanced reports by using drilling
Describing the various drilling options
Configuring driving in Oracle BAM reports


Creating Actionable Reports

Describing the action types available in Oracle BAM
Creating Actionable reports by defining Action Buttons


Creating Alerts

Describing Alerts
Using rules to create alerts
Defining actions for alerts
Monitoring KPIs and SLAs by using alerts
Using alerts to schedule reports
Calling external Web services from alerts


Designing Effective Dashboards

Describing report beautification
Identifying best practices for designing reports
Adjusting view properties to customize reports


Dashboard Workshop

Creating a Vendor Dashboard and a Financial Dashboard