Provider Services Introduction

Oracle Hyperion Provider Services is a middle-tier data-source provider to Oracle Essbase for Java API, Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office, Fusion Edition, and XMLA clients and to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition and Oracle Hyperion Planning, Fusion Edition for Smart View. Provider Services supports highly concurrent analytical scenarios and provides scalability and reliability in a distributed Web-enabled enterprise environment.

Figure 1, Provider Services Architecture illustrates the relationship of Provider Services to Essbase, and Planning and to its Java API, Smart View, and XMLA clients.

Figure 1. Provider Services Architecture