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Armstrong-Smith White Papers

  Revised   Sizing Discoverer Adobe Acrobat File (.pdf) - this white paper walks you through how to size your Discoverer 10.1.2 server

Discoverer Libraries - a Concept Adobe Acrobat File (.pdf) (234kb) - this white paper introduces you to the concept of libraries within Discoverer

Setting up an Apps mode EUL Adobe Acrobat File (.pdf) (1671kb) - this white paper walks you through setting up 10g in Apps mode

Multiple Oracle Homes Microsoft Word (.doc) file (124kb) - this white paper walks you through installing Discoverer 4.1 when you already have an Oracle product installed in the default Oracle home

Workbook Migration Guidelines Adobe Acrobat File (.pdf) (330kb) - this white paper walks you through migrating workbooks from 4i

Database schemas

The schema for the database used in our books is now available for download.The schema for the fan trap database is also now available - see below.

DataDefs.zip Zip File (.zip) (54kb)  This is the global widgets schema as used in our books -  updated 1 January, 2004 with easier routines for creating the database.  If you downloaded the definitions prior to October 2002 you need to read this.

Armstrong-Smith Presentations

New  MaximizeInvestment.zip Zip File (.zip) (2.89Mb) This presentation was given at ODTUG in Monterey, California in June 2009. The zip file contains both a PowerPoint presentation and a PDF white paper describing Armstrong-Smith Consulting's methodology for maximizing your investment in Discoverer.

ManipulatingDates.zip Zip File (.zip) (996kb) This PowerPoint presentation was given at ODTUG in New Orleans in June 2008.

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AutomatedScheduling.zip Zip File (.zip) (528kb) This PowerPoint presentation was given at ODTUG in Daytona Beach, Florida in June 2007

SecuringPrivateData.zip Zip File (.zip) (432kb) This PowerPoint presentation was given at ODTUG in Daytona Beach, Florida in June 2007

Calculations.zip Zip File (.zip) (615kb) This PowerPoint presentation was presented at ODTUG in Washington DC in June 2006

TwoHourEUL.zip (1000kb) This PowerPoint presentation was presented at OAUG Collaborate in Nashville in April 2006

OneHourEUL.zip Zip File (.zip) (1038kb) This is the updated PowerPoint presentation to create an EUL in one hour. It was presented at ODTUG in June 2005

DrakeFirstLook.zip Zip File (.zip) (1320kb) This is the award-winning "A first view of Discoverer 10g" PowerPoint presentation I gave to ODTUG in New Orleans 2005

Dwandisc.zip Zip File (.zip) (461kb) This PowerPoint presentation shows you the fundamentals of data warehousing

Fantrap.zip Zip File (.zip) (4kb) This is the schema for the fan trap database discussed in the end user book

Art and Science of Discoverer Zip File (.zip) (53kb) This is the paper that I submitted for the Orlando IOUG 2005 conference

IOUG617.zip Zip File (.zip) (1343kb) This is the PowerPoint presentation that I gave in Orlando 2005

Download any of the above files into the desired directory, then extract using WinZip.


Note: Make sure the "Use Folder Names" option is checked in WinZip before extracting

After unzipping the Datadefs.zip, look at the readme.txt (fully revised June 2004) for complete install instructions.

Third Party Documents

Third Party Documents contains white papers, Power Point presentations and other useful tips and tricks that you wanted to see published.

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