Copyright © 2008, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
This software and related documentation are provided under a license agreement containing restrictions on use and disclosure and are protected by intellectual property laws. Except as expressly permitted in your license agreement or allowed by law, you may not use, copy, reproduce, translate, broadcast, modify, license, transmit, distribute, exhibit, perform, publish or display any part, in any form, or by any means. Reverse engineering, disassembly, or decompilation of this software, unless required by law for interoperability, is prohibited.
The information contained herein is subject to change without notice and is not warranted to be error-free. If you find any errors, please report them to us in writing.
If this software or related documentation is delivered to the U.S. Government or anyone licensing it on behalf of the U.S. Government, the following notice is applicable: U.S. GOVERNMENT RIGHTS: Programs, software, databases, and related documentation and technical data delivered to U.S. Government customers are "commercial computer software" or "commercial technical data" pursuant to the applicable Federal Acquisition Regulation and agency-specific supplemental regulations. As such, the use, duplication, disclosure, modification, and adaptation shall be subject to the restrictions and license terms set forth in the applicable Government contract, and, to the extent applicable by the terms of the Government contract, the additional rights set forth in FAR 52.227-19, Commercial Computer Software License (December 2007). Oracle USA, Inc., 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065.
This software is developed for general use in a variety of information management applications. It is not developed or intended for use in any inherently dangerous applications, including applications which may create a risk of personal injury. If you use this software in dangerous applications, then you shall be responsible to take all appropriate fail-safe, backup, redundancy and other measures to ensure the safe use of this software. Oracle Corporation and its affiliates disclaim any liability for any damages caused by use of this software in dangerous applications.
This software and documentation may provide access to or information on content, products and services from third parties. Oracle Corporation and its affiliates are not responsible for and expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind with respect to third party content, products and services. Oracle Corporation and its affiliates will not be responsible for any loss, costs, or damages incurred due to your access to or use of third party content, products or services.
Table of Contents:
The new Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Installer, Fusion Edition and Oracle's Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Configurator streamline and simplify the process of installing, upgrading, and configuring products. Oracle's Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Configurator uses the new Oracle's Hyperion Shared Services Registry, which stores and reuses configuration information.
Oracle's Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Diagnostics confirms that product components are successfully installed, configured, and running.
The reorganized installation and configuration documentation set reduces the number of installation guides and makes information easier to locate.
Individual product installation guides are replaced by the following guides:
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Installation Start Here
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Guide
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Security Administration Guide
You might also need to use one or more of the following guides:
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Manual Deployment Guide
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System High Availability Guide
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Installation and Configuration Troubleshooting Guide
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Backup and Recovery Guide
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Lifecycle Management Guide
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System SSL Configuration Guide
In earlier releases of Oracle Essbase, measures are stored and calculated by attributes; for example, the Package Type attribute enables you to report profit for individual package types. However, attributes can vary across time and across dimensions. For example, Package Type values might vary from quarter to quarter and market to market.
Essbase can now store attributes that vary across dimensions and calculate measures across the varying attributes. For example, a product that uses a 16-ounce package in January and a 20-ounce package in May contributes to the profit for 16-ounce package types in January and 20-ounce package types in May.
Essbase can also calculate “as was.” For example, it can calculate, in May, the profit for a January package-type assignment. This “perspective” setting helps you determine what would happen if an attribute did not change.
Essbase can also use a varying attribute to select members, such as “give me all products with a package type of 32 ounces in April.”
From within Oracle Essbase Administration Services, you enable an outline for Varying Attributes from the Outline properties tab and assign a Varying Attribute to one or more dimensions from the Member properties tab. You can also configure varying attributes as Continuous or Discrete.
Continuous varying attributes, which are typically used in the time dimension, assign values in ranges; for example, to indicate a branch-manager assignment that exists from January through May. Discrete varying attributes assign discrete values; for example, to indicate packaging changes that occur across markets.
Typed measures extend the analytical capabilities of Oracle Essbase beyond numerical data to text-based content. Storage and analysis of textual content is useful for cells that need finite lists of textual values. For example, for a product that is sold in five colors, color is a typed measure whose value is one of the five colors.
Administration Services supports two types of typed measures, text and date.
Administration Services incorporates Smartlist Manager, a feature used to create and edit objects that can be mapped as typed measures.
Transactions that occur after a database is backed up are lost when the database is restored. For block storage databases, transaction logging captures ongoing transactions, thus enabling the transactions to be replayed and the databases to be recovered to their most recent state.
You can back up block storage databases and later restore the databases to their backup state.
In Administration Services, you can cancel execution of the following processes:
MaxL, MDX, calc script, or report script execution
Execute calculation on block storage databases
You can use Oracle Essbase Administration Services to administer the newest features of Oracle Hyperion Smart Search, Fusion Edition, including the following:
Advanced configuration of Google OneBox and Oracle Secure Enterprise Search (SES) functionality
Ability to select report scripts, calc scripts, and LROs for metadata indexing
Ability to set the crawler to background mode