Enterprise Data Management (EDM) REST API Requests I

Today, I thought we’d look at a new series which covers the Enterprise Data Management REST APIs. There is always a need to integrate with master data management tools like Enterprise Data Management (EDM), and so far, “EPM Automate” does not offer all the full-blown functionalities that REST does, in my perspective. I am sure……

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Coding for Quarantine – EPM Cloud Upload File REST API Changes

I needed to do a follow-up to last week’s quarantine post. I thought today, we’d do a quick little post on how EPM Cloud REST functionality has changed, for the better, over the last few months. Last year, I did a KScope presentation with my friend, William Andreelli (who sometimes writes on this blog, and……

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2 sessions at Kscope19

2/3 of the unlocked cube team was at Kscope19 with 2 awesome sessions… (at least we think so) Maybe next year the full team will be together! (we missed you Pete!) Anyway, during our sessions we were asked if we were going to share the videos we were showing since the pdf you can download……

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OAC Backups Failing

One of the issues that can crop up with customer-managed OAC instances, is backups failing. I ran into this recently on of our instances. This wasn’t just affecting backups, but also patches. As you know, patches need to be applied by ourselves on customer-managed instances of OAC. So, it becomes frustrating when patching fails. The……

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New Smart View version brings Drill through to Excel sheets from EPM Cloud

Up until last week, clients kept asking me if there was a way to get to the drill through reports without having to leave the excel world. Up until now, most of my clients leveraging Data Management wanting to run a drill through report needed to: find the desired cell to run the drill through……

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Simple Migrations on Essbase Cloud

Today’s post is a quick one where we discuss how to migrate applications from one Cloud environment to another. The latest version of Essbase on OAC, makes this process quite simple. I am not going to go through any of the scripted options on how to do this in this post, but focus mainly on……

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PBCS ePBCS Update – September 2019 – What’s new?

Last week, Test pods have been gifted with the latest PBCS update. Let’s see what September 2019 brings to PBCS. Welcomed new features: Data Management: Drilling down from Summary members. Before this update drill through via Data Management only supported drill through at level 0. Apparently now we can drill from summary members and Drill is limited……

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Essbase CLI and SSL

The examination into practical uses of Essbase in the cloud continues today, with a look at a peculiar issue that crops up with the Essbase Command Line Interface (cli). Have a look at an earlier post which briefly looks at using cli with Essbase here. Oracle highly recommends securing your OAC URLs with SSL certificates……

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Essbase Cloud Streaming Issue

In our continuing look at how to work with Essbase cloud, I thought today we’d look at a peculiar problem that arises with the Essbase Command Line Interface (cli). First off, you may want to look at Suresh T’s excellent blog post on streaming data loads using the cli. In the post, Suresh outlines how……

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Using Groovy Scripts on Essbase Cloud

Continuing on with my love-fest on Essbase Cloud, I wanted to explore another little trick that the nice folks at Oracle have shipped with OAC. Specifically, the ability to run Groovy scripts from Essbase Cloud. The first clue that this is possible, comes from the “Jobs” tab. Well that’s great, but how do we get……

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Essbase Cloud Features II

Carrying on in our series about new features on Essbase Cloud, I wanted to take a look at some of the other features that are now available in the so-called Modern interface. Specifically, the “Analyze” and “Inspect” features. First off, if you wanted to toggle between the “Classic” (not sure why you would want to,……

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Essbase Cloud Features I

That took a while!! Sorry for not posting sooner, but I’d been distracted with KScope for the last couple of months. We had 2 presentations (you can find the content here and here), and it was a blast. I thought today, I’d come up with a short post, introducing some cool new functionality that is……

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