Oracle Warehouse Builder

Oracle Warehouse Builder (OWB) 11g is a data warehousing-centered data integration solution.

OWB 11gR2 is pre-installed with Oracle Database 11gR2, and can be installed and used alongside Oracle Database 10gR2 and 11gR1.

Understand OWB Feature Groups and Required Licenses
Since OWB 10.2, many features of Warehouse Builder require the Oracle Data Integrator Enterprise Edition license or other licenses. The Oracle Database license permits the use of OWB basic ETL features.
See Feature Groups and Licensing for details.

General Information

  • Whitepaper:11gR2 New Features Overview (PDF)
  • Self-paced training: OWB 11gR2 New Features eStudy
  • Technical Information

    Oracle Warehouse Builder: Feature Groups and Licensing

    This page describes how Warehouse Builder is licensed and lists important links for finding more information.

    Warehouse Builder Feature Groups

    OWB functionality is divided into the following feature groups:

    • Basic ETL—A basic set of ETL capabilities suitable for building simple data warehouses. (Also called Core ETL. Corresponds approximately to the Warehouse Builder 10gR1 feature set.)
    • Enterprise ETL—Advanced functionality for enterprise data warehousing and data integration projects.
    • Application Adapters for OWB—Connectivity to SAP and Oracle ERP applications. (Previously called OWB Application Connectors.)

    Feature Group Details and Managing Feature Usage

    White Paper: OWB 11gR2 Feature Groups, Licensing and Feature Usage Management provides guidance on where each licensed feature is exposed in the OWB UI, and the Feature Usage Management tools that let you prevent inadvertent use of features beyond basic ETL.

    Licensing Details

    The definitive list of features included in Enterprise ETL feature set is in the Fusion Middleware 11g Licensing Guide, under the discussion of Oracle Data Integrator, Enterprise Edition.
    For the latest authoritative licensing information see the Fusion Middleware 11g Licensing Guide and the current Oracle Price List.

    Each Warehouse Builder feature group is licensed separately, as described in the following table:

    Feature Group Required License
    Basic ETL

    Oracle Database SE, EE and SE/1 licenses

    Enterprise ETL

    Oracle Data Integrator Enterprise Edition (ODI-EE)
    Fusion Middleware price list1

    Application Adapters for OWB

    Application Adapters for Warehouse Builder
    Fusion Middleware price list