Month: February 2011
Today the new Oracle Data Miner tool has been made available as part of the SQL Developer 3.0 (Early Adoptor Release 4).
The new ODM tool has been significantly redeveloped, with a new workflow interface and new graphical outputs. These include graphical representations of the decision trees and clustering.
To download the tool and to read the release documentation go to
If you download and use the new tool, let me know what you think of it.
The following list of videos are available on Youtube from the CNBC program Big Brother – Big Business. Each video is between 8 minutes and 10 minutes long.
They give a good incite into how data analytics can be used and is currently being used by organisations to gain new information and knowledge of what is going on in their business.
Most of the techniques used in the examples given in the videos do not use any complex technique, but shows how a business can use their data to gain a incite into what is really going on in business
Let me know what you think of these videos.
If you come across any other interesting Data Analysis videos, let me know and I can add them to the list above
Charlie Berger has recently put together a video demonstrating the new Oracle Data Mining tool.
The link to this video is
The video gives a demonstration of some of the main stets in building and applying a classification model. He also demonstrates applying classification to the same data.
The new ODM interface is due to me made available within the next month or two on a limited basis initially and will be part of an Early Adopter (EA) release of SQL Developer 3.