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What is Oracle Analytics Cloud and How to Use it?

In this technological era, data is everything you need to make informed decisions. Many companies prefer Oracle Cloud Analytics to process and analyze massive amounts of data from multiple sources to make informed decisions for their growth and betterment. It is a cloud-based analytics platform to conduct and explore collaborative analytics for its users.

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Overview of Oracle Analytics Cloud

Oracle Analytics Cloud (also known as ā€œOACā€) is a scalable, comprehensive, and secure cloud-based analytics platform to explore, collect, analyze, and visualize data from multiple sources. It is built on Oracle’s cloud infrastructure (OCI) and has embedded advanced technologies, such as Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Learning Processes (NLP).

OAC offers numerous features and tools to create AI-based insight and aid businesses to make data-driven decisions. It comprises a centralized environment to access data from various sources, regardless of their location or device.

Features of Oracle Analytics Cloud

Let us enlist some of the features offered by Oracle Analytics Cloud:

  • Easy Integration
  • Data Collaboration
  • Data Visualization
  • Robust Security
  • Natural Learning Processes (NLP)
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Self-Service Data Preparation
  • Machine Learning (ML)
  • Comprehensive Reporting

How to Use Oracle Analytics Cloud?

Let us discuss in steps how to use Oracle Analytics Cloud:

Subscribe to Oracle Analytics Cloud

Firstly, log in to your Oracle Cloud console and subscribe to Oracle Analytics Cloud

Create and Assign Roles

Before using OAC, create accounts for the users and assign them roles.

Sign to your Service

Now utilize your credentials to sign into your service.

Connect Data Sources

OAC supports numerous data sources so connect your data sources to them. like Oracle databases, Excel files, CSV files, and many more.

Explore Data

After connecting data sources, start exploring your data using the data visualization tool.

Analyze Data

OAC offers many tools for analyzing data to help you in data filtering, drill-down analysis, and predictive analytics of your data.

Collaborate with Others

You can use OAC to share dashboards, visualizations, and reports with others, and collaborate on data analysis projects in real-time.

Automate Insights

OAC can automate insights and predictions using ML capabilities.

For more details, visit Oracle Official Getting Started with Oracle Analytics Cloud Guide.

Conclusion

Oracle Analytics Cloud is a comprehensive cloud-based analytics platform that offers various features and tools to explore, collect, analyze, and visualize data from multiple sources. To use OAC, subscribe to it, create user accounts, assign roles, and log in to your service. After that, connect to your data sources and explore and analyze the data using the available tools. Users can also collaborate with the team. Moreover, use the ML and NLP capabilities to automate insights and predictions.

This post has discussed Oracle Analytics Cloud, its features, and the steps to use it.

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Nimrah Ch

Iā€™m a technical writer with a Bachelor's in Software Engineering and Certification in Cyber Security. Through my research and writing, I strive to provide readers with in-depth, informative articles that can help them make informed decisions about their technological needs.