Hyperion use with Internet Explorer 11

Oracle has yet to update all versions of the Hyperion EPM platform to work with Internet Explorer 11 and several versions will never be compatible.  However, they have released a supported process to make a few of the older versions work using Internet Explorer’s new Enterprise Mode feature.  Below we will walk you through how…

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Navigating Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service

What is Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) and how does it relate to on-premise OBIEE 11g? BICS is an agile BI solution that brings standard OBIEE analysis and dashboarding capabilities to the cloud, but with simplified data load, data modeling and administrative functionality. Built around standard OBIEE 11g, BICS has an updated user interface,…

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Ensure attributes deploy to Essbase from EPMA

If you are deploying an attribute dimension assigned to a ragged sparse base dimension (ragged, meaning the lowest level is not equivalent to the highest generation) within Essbase version 11.1.2.1, you may have trouble deploying from EPMA into Essbase.   There is no associated error message and the deploy itself completes successfully.  A close examination of…

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Essbase Data Load containing NULL Members

The most common way to get data into Essbase is to use a data load rule.  Load Rules are a simple, proven, and consistent object which make them ideal for almost any environment.   Recently, I discovered a quirk in load rules that I believed to be a bug, but later discovered was Essbase functionality.  I…

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EPMA or Classic Planning for Metadata in 11.1.2.4?

EPMA or Classic Planning for Metadata in 11.1.2.4? With the 11.1.2.4 release, Oracle has made significant improvements to Hyperion Planning.  These range from form and task list changes to complete interface overhaul (Planning Simplified Interface).  One of the biggest changes over the past few versions is how metadata is handled within Classic Planning applications. With…

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