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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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Using dimension build rules to add user-defined attributes and associate dimensions

In this recipe, we will set up two dimension build rules to build the Market base dimension and the Population attribute dimension. This build rule will also be used to add user-defined attributes to the Market dimension. The Population attribute will then be associated to the Market base dimension with a second build rule.

Getting ready

To get started, click on your 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 EssbaseCluster-1 | Applications | Sample | Basic, right-click on the Outline, and click on Edit.

  2. Right-click on the Outline: Basic node. In the Outline Editor, select the Add a child to the selected member button, enter Market, and press the Enter key. Choose the Product...