How to Deploy Metadata Dictionary in OBIEE

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One of the frustrating things for users who build reports in Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) is not knowing the data that could be available to them or where it comes from.

One way to help with this frustration is to deploy the metadata dictionary in OBI which allows you to drill down on any presentation layer field or table to the objects in the RPD that are related to that object even if they aren’t visible in the front end.

In the YouTube video below I show how to deploy and use the metadata dictionary in OBI 11g.