Is there a right way to architect a Hyperion EPM infrastructure? I think the answer to that is yes, and when provided with some straightforward examples, and architectural guidelines by the software creator themselves, Oracle, we can at least gain some semblance of what that looks like.
I tracked these down a while ago and I am posting them here for reference but I also thought that others might find these documents useful. If not for actual architectural layout and planning, the images contained there-in are definitely helpful for your next presentation slide deck.
The 18.104.22.168 document is really just a look at architecture, while the 11.1.2 document goes into patches, debugging, and some other helpful items to transition from 22.214.171.124. The 11.1.2 guide also is updated for the Fusion Middleware changes and includes Disclosure Management, Profitability Planning, and the other new components for this release.
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