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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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Adding an application and database on an Essbase Server

In this recipe, we will be adding an application and database using EAS. We will also replace the outline file with a completed outline, populate the database with data, and run the default calculation. In addition, we will discuss some of the objects created when you add a BSO application and database.

Getting ready

To get started, click on the Start menu and navigate to Programs | Oracle EPM System | Essbase | Essbase Administration Services | Start Administration Services Console. In the Log in menu, enter your Administration Server, Username, Password, and click on the Log in button.

How to do it...

  1. In EAS, drill down on the Essbase Servers node, and expand on your EssbaseCluster-1 or your Essbase Server.

  2. Right-click on Applications, select Create application, click on Using block storage, enter Sample in the Application name textbox, and then click on the OK button, as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. Right-click on the Sample application...