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Category: Database Administrator

Art of BI: Flatten Parent Child Vertical Table to Horizontal Generations

This is just another post that I’ve been meaning to put up for a while but it just became relevant again on an OBIEE project I am working on.

Christian Screen | June 26, 2009

Hostname resolved to an IP Address – Windows 2008 Hyperion System 11 Installation Issue

In continuation with VM Image installation of Hyperion 11x I decided to stand-up a Windows Server 2008 Hyperion 11x image with just the basic Foundation Services.

Christian Screen | May 27, 2009

Art of BI: Remote Desktop Connect to a VM Image

After we put together our Hyperion 11x VM Image I started thinking about how I wanted to use the new server environment for testing, etc.

Christian Screen | May 24, 2009

Art of BI: Installing Hyperion System 11 – Part 1

The idea here is to get a nice single server instance of the EPM suite up with the core Shared Services, EPM, Essbase, and Planning.

Christian Screen | May 4, 2009

What should I check after bouncing E-Business Suite?

As an Oracle Apps administrator, it’s a good idea to have a punch list of things to check after your applications have been started, to ensure all services are working correctly.

R Harwood | May 4, 2009

FNDCPASS doesn’t always use the SYSTEM password

FNDCPASS does not check the system password when used to change an application’s user account. We can check this with a simple test.

Chuck Edwards | April 21, 2009

Art of BI: Integrate Essbase into OBIEE – Best Practices from Oracle

We’ve been doing quite a bit of Hyperion Essbase integration into Oracle BIEE lately. Most Oracle BI consulting groups will admit that this is all the rave right now.

Christian Screen | April 1, 2009

Why should I properly close my Oracle E-Business Suite session?

Your E-Business Suite session is idle, and in your haste you simply click the ‘X’ at the top of your browser. You know it’s not the proper thing to do, but you’re not sure of the implications.

R Harwood | March 10, 2009