Oracle Essbase 11.1.2 Bootcamp Training

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Course Description

 
This 5-day Boot-Camp teaches you the principal techniques and theories to design Essbase block storage databases. Block storage databases are deployed independently for budgeting, forecasting and planning, and as the underlying data storage and analytic engine for Hyperion Planning applications.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2600 (US)

Prerequisites

Audience: - Database Administrators - Business Analysts - Database Designers - Developer - Business Intelligence Developer

Course Outline

 
Essbase Overview
- Multidimensional Analysis
- Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management System
- Oracle BI Foundation Suite
- Essbase
- Production Environment Components
 
Designing Applications and Databases
- Essbase Implementation Process
- Analyzing and Planning Implementations
- Creating Applications and Databases
- Creating Outlines
 
Designing Data Descriptor Dimensions
- Data Descriptor Dimensions Overview
- Designing Time Dimensions
- Designing Scenario Dimensions
- Outline Calculations
- Designing Accounts Dimensions
- Testing Outline Calculations
 
Optimizing Data Descriptor Dimensions
- Creating Member Aliases
- Dimension Types
- Creating Period-to-Date Totals
- Dynamic Calc Members
- Enhancing Accounts Dimensions
- Optimizing Data Storage
 
Developing Dimension Designs
- Business View Dimensions Overview
- Attributes in Database Design
- Combining Business Views
- Developing Label Outlines
 
Creating Basic Dimension Build Rules Files
- Rules Files Overview
- Creating Dimension Build Rules Files
- Configuring Dimension Maintenance Settings
- Creating Advanced Dimension Build Rules Files
- Advanced Dimension Build Rules Files Overview
- Creating Shared Members
- Manipulating Fields
- Creating User-Defined Attributes
- Creating Attribute Dimensions with Rules Files
 
Loading Data
- Data Load Overview
- Creating Data Load Rules Files
- Selecting and Rejecting Records
- Capturing New Members
 
Getting Started with Smart View
- Navigating Smart View
- Connecting to Data Sources
- Creating Ad Hoc Grids
- Setting the Point of View
- Associating Data Sources with Worksheets
- Creating Free-Form Grids
 
Creating Reports with Smart View
- Updating Essbase Data
- Integrating Essbase Data with Microsoft Office
- Creating Shared Database Perspectives
- Creating Custom Reports
 
Data Storage and Calculation
- Calculation Overview
- Database Calculation Order
- Data Block Fundamentals
- Data Blocks and the Index System
- Interpreting Database Statistics
- Data Block Creation
- Database Calculation Process
 
Creating Calculation Scripts
- Calculation Script Organization
- Returning Correct Calculation Results
- Troubleshooting CALC DIM Processes
 
Controlling the Calculation Process
- Top-Down Calculation
- Focusing Calculations with FIX Statements
- Calculating Conditionally with IF Statements
- Performance Considerations
 
Referencing Members in Calculations
- Referencing Members Explicitly
- Referencing Members Dynamically
- Creating Calculation Variables
 
Developing and Testing Complex Calculation Scripts
- Implementing a Script Development Process
- Upper-Level Data Loads
- Intelligent Calculation
 
Normalizing Data
- Allocating Data
- Planning Data Normalization
- Normalizing Rates and Drivers
- Copying and Clearing Data
 
Creating Attribute Dimensions
- Attribute Dimensions Overview
- Adding Attribute Dimensions to Outlines
- Design Considerations
 
Analyzing Varying Attributes
- Varying Attributes Overview
- Creating Varying Attributes
- Viewing Varying Attribute Data
 
Analyzing Text and Dates
- Typed Measures Overview
- Enabling Typed Measures
- Creating Text Measures
- Creating Date Measures
- Viewing Typed Measures
- Calculations Based on Typed Measures

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