Analyzing and Planning

The design and operation of an Essbase multidimensional database are key to achieving a well-tuned system that enables you to analyze business information efficiently. Given the size and performance volatility of multidimensional databases, developing an optimized database is critical. A detailed plan that outlines data sources, user needs, and prospective database elements can save you development and implementation time.

The planning and analysis phase involves these tasks:

When designing a multidimensional application, consider these factors: