Oracle BI History

OBIEE

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) is a comprehensive business intelligence and analytics platform that delivers a full range of capabilities—including interactive dashboards, ad hoc queries, mobile analytics, notifications and alerts, enterprise and financial reporting, scorecard and strategy management.

Timeline:

2002: Siebel purchases nQuire
2005: Oracle purchases Siebel (OBIEE was known as Siebel Analytics)
2010: OBIEE 11g Version Released
Q3 2014: BICS (BI Cloud Service) Released
2015: OBIEE 12c Version Released

Essbase

Essbase is a multidimensional database management system (MDBMS) that provides a platform to build analytical applications.

Timeline:

1992: Arbor Software ships first version of Essbase
1998: Arbor merged with Hyperion Software
2007: Oracle Corporation acquired Hyperion
2009: Oracle markets Essbase as "Oracle Essbase“
Q4 2015: Essbase Cloud Service Released

Essbase

  • Released in April 2017
  • Enterprise version
    • DVCS
    • BICS
    • Oracle Essbase Enterprise Edition
    • Oracle Smart View
    • Oracle Day by Day
  • Standard
    • DVCS
    • Oracle Essbase Standard
    • Oracle Smart View