OBIEE 11G - Oracle BI Fusion Middleware Architecture


The Oracle Business Intelligence system logical architecture comprises a single integrated set of manageable components called the Oracle BI domain which can be installed and configured to work together on a single host or can be clustered across multiple hosts for performance and availability.

Oracle Fusion Middleware General Architecture

After you install and configure an Oracle Fusion Middleware software (BI or not), your environment contains the following:

  • An Oracle WebLogic Server domain. You can see it as a Virtual Machine Server that host servers. The first one contained is the Administration Server (ie weblogic) and the second one is the Managed Servers.
  • As our environment includes system components, one or more Oracle instances (For BI, the BI instance refers to the System components (coreapplication) of a BI domain)
  • A database that is used as a metadata repository, as the components require one.

Oracle Fusion Middleware provides always two types of components:

and they are are peers.

They are managed mainly by this two adminstrative user interface (installed in the Administration Server):

Oracle BI EE Single Instance Architecture

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