Essbase Data Load containing NULL Members

The most common way to get data into Essbase is to use a data load rule.  Load Rules are a simple, proven, and consistent object which make them ideal for almost any environment.   Recently, I discovered a quirk in load rules that I believed to be a bug, but later discovered was Essbase functionality.  I…

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EPMA or Classic Planning for Metadata in 11.1.2.4?

EPMA or Classic Planning for Metadata in 11.1.2.4? With the 11.1.2.4 release, Oracle has made significant improvements to Hyperion Planning.  These range from form and task list changes to complete interface overhaul (Planning Simplified Interface).  One of the biggest changes over the past few versions is how metadata is handled within Classic Planning applications. With…

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New Features in OBIEE 11.1.1.9 – Part 2

The second blog on the new features of OBIEE 11.1.1.9 focuses on enhancements to print and export options, accessing table properties from the Compound Layout, global variables and treemap views. Enhancements to Print and Export Options New features include custom orientation settings for both PPT and PDF formats, ability to include charts, images and formatting,…

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New Features in OBIEE 11.1.1.9 – Part 1

This is part 1 of a two part blog focusing on the new features in OBIEE 11.1.1.9. This post touches on the Subject Area search and sort options, saved calculated items in the catalog, horizontal layout of dashboard prompts and new preview styles. 1. Subject Area Search and Sort Options This simple feature allows the…

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