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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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Creating TBC sample database and connecting to the data source

The first step in using Essbase Studio is to connect to the data source. In this recipe, we will be creating The Beverage Company (TBC) sample database and we will also be creating a SQL Server data source connection.

Getting ready

To get started, open SQL Server Management Studio, and add a database called TBC. We are using the SQL Server scripts in this example, but Oracle has provided the Oracle, DB2, Teradata, and MySQL scripts.

How to do it...

  1. Open SQL Server Management Studio, select the TBC database, click on the File menu, select Open, and click on File…. Open the following script: …\Oracle\Middleware\EPMSystem11R1\products\Essbase\EssbaseStudio\Server\sqlscripts\tbc_create_sqlsrv.sql.

  2. Make sure TBC is selected in your Available Database window and click on Execute.

  3. Click on the File menu, select Open, and click on File…. Open the following script:…\Oracle\Middleware\EPMSystem11R1\products\Essbase\EssbaseStudio\Server\sqlscripts...