Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook

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  • Design components of a Data Mart to use as data source, maintain meta-data, and support drill-through reporting.
  • Setup a Data Source and Minischema in Essbase Studio so that metadata elements can be manipulated and hierarchies built.
  • Create an Essbase Model, Cube Schema, drill-through report, and deploy both a Block Storage (BSO) and Aggregate Storage (ASO) application.
  • Use Essbase Administration Services (EAS) to create applications, create and use substitution variables, and add complex outline formulas in both the Block Storage (BSO) and Aggregate Storage (ASO) models.
  • Create dimension build rules, flat file load rules, and SQL load rules.
  • Create complex calculations using the Calculation Script Editor, optimize a cube for calculations, and run allocation calculations off an Aggregate Storage database.
  • Automate processes via MaxL scripts and integrate data between Essbase databases and to relational databases
  • Design effective security and build dynamic reports

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.

  • This book and e-book will provide you with the tools needed to successfully build and deploy your Essbase application.
  • Includes the major components that need to be considered when designing an Essbase application.
  • This book can be used to build calculations, design process automation, add security, integrate data, and report off an Essbase cube.
Page Count 400
Course Length 12 hours 0 minutes
ISBN 9781849683265
Date Of Publication 24 Jan 2012


Jose R. Ruiz

Jose R. Ruiz is an Oracle Essbase 11 Certified Implementation Specialist with over nine years experience in developing enterprise level Essbase applications. Jose has worked at fortune 500 companies and has compounded Essbase experience by having worked with talented Hyperion and Oracle colleagues on many projects. Jose currently holds the position of Oracle Essbase Developer at his current employer in South Florida.