ASM

Automatic Storage Management (ASM) is an Oracle database feature that provides DBAs with a simple storage management interface that is consistent across all server and storage platforms.

ASM is an integrated volume manager for storing Oracle database files – including datafiles, redo logs, backups, controlfiles and spfiles. ASM allows administrators to add and remove disks while the database is on-line and available to users. Data is automatically striped across all disks in a disk group, and is optionally mirrored.

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OBI

Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) 12c is a unique platform that enables customers to uncover new insights and make faster, more informed business decisions by offering agile visual analytic and self-service discovery together with best-in-class enterprise analytic. Instant mobile, highly interactive dashboards, powerful operational reporting, just-in-time alerts, content and metadata search, strategy management, native access to Big Data sources, sophisticated in-memory computing, and streamlined systems management combine to make Oracle BI 12c a comprehensive solution that reduces the total cost of ownership and increases return on investment for the entire organization.

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OFSAA

OFSAA is abbreviation for “Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications” and OFSAA is an applications which read data extracted from legacy sources and save results in the OFSAA results tables. Old OFSAA versions (named OFSA) had a series of Discoverer reports but these reports were not very userful so they were not generally used.

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