Hummingbird BI Query should run on all modern Windows computers. See the Hardware Requirements page for details.
Typically, Departmental Computing Administrators (DCAs) install relevant software on networks and individual workstations in their departments. All of the software is available free of charge to OUS/OSU departments and consists of three major components.
Please access the Data Warehouse Installation Instructions page for more information.
Hummingbird BI Query handouts and manuals provide instructions and troubleshooting tips for both new and advanced users.
The Hummingbird BI Query Version 6 Advanced Report Building handouts still have relevant explanations of BI Query Reports functionality and are useful as the basis for training materials, even though more recent versions have different icons and some additional features.
Software to access the OUS/OSU Data Warehouses is available for DCAs (Departmental Computing Administrators) to install on networks and individual workstations in their departments. All of the software is available free of charge to OUS/OSU departments.
The software to access the Data Warehouse consists of three major components.
The software and links to these installation instructions are available on the software distribution server located at \\TSS-SoftStore.tss.oregonstate.edu\
Installation instructions for the default configuration of the software are available here. Automated installation packages are also available for almost every step of the process. If you prefer or need to walk through the installations manually, instructions are provided as well.
|Install BI Query 10 & Oracle 11||Automated||Manual|
|BI 10 Troubleshooting Tips|
|Install BI Query 9 & Sample Data Models||Automated||Manual|
|Migrate Existing Models
Install New Data Models
|Uninstall Oracle 9.2 (Optional)||Automated||Manual|
|Install and Test Oracle 10||Automated||Manual|
|User Setup & Overview of BI Query 9|
Manual Installation of Sample Data Models
|Uninstall BI Query 9 and Oracle 10||Automated||Manual|
|CPU||PIII 350 MHz||Intel Core i Series|
|RAM||256 MB||4 GB|
|Free HD Space||500MB Required*|
|Operating System||Windows XP Pro SP 2||Windows 7 Professional|
*After installation on our test machine, Hummingbird BI Query plus the Oracle connectivity software was less than 100MB.