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Dashboard using Oracle database

How to build Oracle dashboard using SQL

Make simple and easy Oracle SQL dashboards

This article will address the following topics as well

  • How to create Oracle dashboards
  • How to build online reporting dashboards for your business

 Easy Dashboard Reporting with Oracle

Oracle database is one of the top Enterprise grade RDBMS. Many enterprise applications are built on top of Oracle db. Among the most popular Enterprise apps are Oracle e-business suite, Peoplesoft.

If you are tired with slow and sluggish OBIEE, try building your Oracle Accounts Recievables Dashboard using InfoCaptor. You could easily build your Oracle General Ledger, Oracle Accounts payables and all other ERP related analytics using InfoCaptor.

Oracle JDBC driver can be found here



Excel/CSV Data

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 Benefits of Oracle database dashboard

Instant Visibility. A Oracle dashboard visually summarizes all the important metrics you have selected to track, to give you a quick-and- easy overview of where everything stands. With real-time Oracle SQL reporting, it’s a live view of exactly how your marketing campaign is performing.

  • Better Decision Making
  • Gain Competitive Advantage
  • Enhance Collaboration
  • Spotting potential problems
  • Merge with data from Excel Dashboards
  • Live SQL against database
  • No need for Data-warehouse or ETL
  • Leverage the speed and stability of your powerful database.

Check out the Top 10 Tangible benefits of Excel dashboards

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Steps to build Oracle database dashboard

 How to create Oracle database connection

Oracle supports both ODBC and JDBC connections. To work with Databases, you would need the following Connection details like

  • Oracle server IP or name
  • Oracle database name
  • Oracle port number
  • Oracle user and password

Check out the InfoCaptor Oracle connection details

 How to build Oracle pivot table for dashboard reporting

InfoCaptor provides powerful visual analytics for Oracle and you simply point to the table in your Oracle schema or database. Pick your columns and put them in rows or columns.

One of the first things to do for data analysis is to browse your Oracle SQL data and chart different varieties of Pivot Tables. Pivot tables is one of the simple and yet powerful visualizations. InfoCaptor’s entire visualization engine is based on pivot tables. Check the detail steps on how to build Pivot Tables views for Oracle data

 Create bar charts and line charts for Oracle SQL tables and views

Once you have a visual clue about your Oracle data using pivot tables, it becomes very easy to convert into bar chart, line chart or any other chart. Check this picture, how Oracle data is visually mapped between pivot table and bar chart

 Create Advanced d3.js charts for Oracle tables and views

While you can create pivot tables and bar charts that are very common display types for majority of dashboard reporting, InfoCaptor liberates you from the basic chart types by providing advanced d3js based hierarchical visualizations. Your Oracle reports can easily incorporate circle pack, sunburst, cluster and treemap diagrams. Sankey Flow diagram for your oracle analytics data is also an excellent choice for quick data analysis.

 Add Oracle based analysis/report to dashboard view

  • Once you are happy with your analysis in the visualizer you can add it to the dashboard
  • Keep adding as many analysis you need to the Oracle SQL dashboards
  • Add dashboard parameters to the Oracle reporting page

 Finalize and Publish your Oracle SQL dashboard

Once you are done with the dashboard, you can share the dashboard with ohter users.

  • Public sharing: Share dashboard as public URL
  • Inivite users to your group and share it via group
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