Referencing ASO Summary Data in BSO Calculations

The Short of It Using the @XREF function, we can leverage consolidated data from an Aggregate Storage database to drive Block Storage (Essbase/Planning) calculations in a fast, dynamic process. Example Your company (Pop Inc.) sells snacks and drinks from kiosks. You calculate driver-based revenue metrics for an array of FP&A exercises based on Year-Over-Year impact.…

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The DOs and DON’Ts of Oracle Support Escalation

If you are an Oracle Premier Support Customer and you run into an issue with any of your EPM products, you are entitled to full support, up to and including full recreation of your issue in a test environment by Oracle’s own development team, if necessary. Most issues can be resolved in relatively short order,…

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Puzzling Essbase Data Load Rule Error

Have you ever noticed times when the error messages you receive in EAS just don’t seem to make sense?  Sometimes the Oracle Essbase Administration Services (EAS) console throws an error, but does not present additional context in the error message that will help you identify the issue.  Well, I have just run across another one…

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