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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.
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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook
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Adding related content to financial reports

In this recipe, we will use Related Content to navigate from a report with a summary of our data to a report with more detail. Related Content is a functionality used to add documents or other reports to a cell in your report, which gives users more information on that number. Although this recipe discusses related content from one Financial Report to another, this functionality is not limited to Financial Reports and Web Analysis. We can use related content to navigate to any document including OBIEE reports.

Getting ready

Click on the Start menu, select Oracle | Financial Studio Report | Financial Studio Report, enter your User ID, enter your password, modify the Server URL, and click on OK. Your server URL should be http://EssbaseServer:Port if you are not using SSL.

How to do it...

  1. Click on the Repository menu, expand the Users folder, right-click on {Profiles}, click on New Folder, and type TestUser.

  2. Click on the File menu, select New, and click...