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After you validate the structure and data of a model, you must deploy the databases and then calculate the model. Profitability and Cost Management performs two calculations:
Direct Allocation calculates the results of direct assignments for source and destination intersections.
Genealogy calculates the allocation detail for source and destination intersections that are indirectly related rather than directly assigned to each other.
The direct allocation data is required for genealogy, so it must be calculated first.
You can run the operations directly from the screen, or schedule a suitable time.
Before calculating a model, ensure that cost, revenue, and driver data have been loaded into Essbase; otherwise, the calculation scripts run using an empty data set.
Use the following procedures to deploy and calculate the databases: