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Posted on May 7, 2014
Author: Mohan Chanila, Performance Architects

During my most recent consulting project, I had a chance to implement the Aggregate Storage Option (ASO) feature in Oracle Hyperion Planning Version 11.1.2.3. Creating additional plan types whether they’re Block Storage Option (BSO) or ASO is easy in Version 11.1.2.3. They can be created one of two ways: At the time of application creation, …

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Posted on April 30, 2014
Author: Joseph Francis, Performance Architects

A roll forward is a reconciliation of the change in balance for an account over a period of time.  For accountants, roll forwards are essential monthly close tasks.  However, when these tasks are undertaken using antiquated spreadsheets the process can become incredibly tedious.  The manual process of inputting or validating the beginning and ending balances …

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Posted on April 23, 2014
Author: Sree Kumar, Performance Architects

The Performance Architects team recently attended the Collaborate 2014 Conference (COLLABORATE 14) in Las Vegas. COLLABORATE 14 is the largest meeting of Oracle user groups representing the full family of Oracle business applications and database software, and is co-hosted by Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), and Quest International Users Group …

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Posted on April 16, 2014
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

With the cost of server memory (RAM) falling, and availability of highly capable hardware (with high Mean-Time-to-Failure) now common, it is not abnormal to deploy multiple instances of the Oracle Hyperion Planning service on a single server. This improves server hardware utilization, and also provides some degree of high-availability. This is especially important as it …

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Posted on April 10, 2014
Author: Jon Kim, Performance Architects

Is it possible to select or filter on any specific members after a query is applied to your business intelligence (BI) analysis?  Absolutely!  You can apply “Selection Steps” to filter any specific members from your BI analysis even after a query has been executed.  The next few diagrams demonstrate exactly how this concept can be …

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Posted on April 2, 2014
Author: Shane Hetzel, Performance Architects

As modern day business leaders are constantly seeking new ways to add value for stakeholders, focus has turned much more intently on supply chain management (SCM). The overarching goal of SCM is to boost profitability by managing resources and costs efficiently to maximize returns on capital employed. Within this realm, there are multiple areas to …

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Posted on March 25, 2014
Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects

Earlier this month, several Performance Architects team members attended the Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2014 Conference in Las Vegas. Community Sessions We had a chance to sit in on a handful of the Product Advisory Groups (PAG) Community Sessions, including the Budgeting and Reporting & BI sessions. PAGs are charged with advocating …

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Posted on March 20, 2014
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

During a recent project involving Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), we encountered an issue migrating Calculation Manager Rules via Life Cycle Management (LCM). While LCM did a good job of re-creating most of the variables used in the rule on the target, one variable didn’t make it. On further investigation we found that the …

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Posted on March 19, 2014
Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects

Several months ago Oracle released a product called Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management Enterprise Edition (FDMEE) in Version 11.1.2.3 of EPM– hallmarked as the more athletic, and handsome, brother of the old standby Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management (FDM). After working through a couple implementations of the tool I’ve come up with a …

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Posted on March 10, 2014
Author: Suresh Vupputuri, Performance Architects

Have you ever gone on vacation only to come back and realize that you cannot access your Oracle Exalytics machine anymore? Your ILOM (Integrated Lights Out Manager) shows that system is up and your network team says that ports are open in the firewall…but it isn’t working? It turns out that there is a bug …

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