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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook

By : Jose R Ruiz
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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook

By: Jose R Ruiz

Overview of this book

Oracle Essbase is a Multi-Dimensional Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) server, providing a rich environment for effectively developing custom analytic and enterprise performance management applications. Oracle Essbase enables business users to quickly model complex business scenarios. This practical cookbook shows you the advanced development techniques when building Essbase Applications and how to take these applications further. Packed with over 90 task-based and immediately reusable recipes, this book starts by showing you how to use a relational data model to build and load an Essbase cube and how to create a data source, prepare the mini schema, and work with the data elements in Essbase Studio. The book then dives into topics such as building the BSO cube, building the ASO cube, using EAS for development, creating Calculation Scripts and using MaxL to automate processes.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook
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Chapter 10. Developing Dynamic Reports

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Creating a connection and using substitution variables in financial reports

  • Using column templates and formatting reports

  • Retrieving data using UDAs and attributes

  • Retrieving data using children and descendant members set functions

  • Using user prompts and the POV to select members

  • Using conditional formatting and suppression in financial reports

  • Adding related content to financial reports

  • Creating a web analysis report