Build a Homelab Dashboard: Part 2, Organizr

Welcome to Part 2 of the my soon to be one million part series about building your own Homelab Dashboard.  Today we will be laying the foundation for our dashboard using an open source piece of software name Organizr.  Before we dig any deeper into Organizr, let’s re-cap the series so far (yes, only two…

Kscope18 Recap and Presentations – Take 2

So…I posted my presentations here, but then forgot to update them on the Kscope18 site.  So, if you prefer to get them from the Kscope18 site, they should now be updated to the same version as below.  Also, there was another Kscope18 recap, so I thought I would mention here as well. Kscope18 Recaps Data…

What is a Homelab and Why do I Need One?

I’ve blogged about EPM for a few years now but I have recently decided to try to spend some more time dedicated to just homelab content.  So…what on earth is a homelab and why on earth do I need one?  I’ll try to answer this question and provide some resources for those of you interested…

Build a Homelab Dashboard: Part 1, An Introduction

If you’ve read much of my blog, you know at this point that I like to create “series” of blog posts.  Welcome to the latest addition.  The topic of this extremely long series?  Homelab Dashboards.  So what is a homelab dashboard?  If you don’t know the answer to this question, you will likely not enjoy…

Kscope18 Recap and Presentations

As it does every year, Kscope18 has come and gone in a blur.  It’s been quite some time since my last post, something I hope to change now that Kscope18 has concluded.  This year, as has become the unfortunate trend for me, was another quick trip.  I flew in on the day of my first…

Kscope18, Here I Come!

As my family and I wrapped our first-ever family trip to Disney World, I received four e-mails from ODTUG.  The first two that I read let me know that two of my abstracts had been declined.  The second two let me know that two of my abstracts had been accepted!  So…back to Disney World I…

PBCS vs. On-Premise Hyperion Planning: New Features

As we all know, Oracle has put virtually all of their development efforts into the cloud.  This is especially true for the EPM Suite of products (PBCS, FCCS, ARCS, etc.).  As a result, PBCS keeps getting great new features that we may never see in on-premise Hyperion Planning.  I was talking to Jake Turrell today…

South Texas Hyperion User Group This Thursday

In case you haven’t heard, there is now a South Texas Hyperion User Group!  Their first event is happening this Thursday, October 26, 2017 and like the NTxHUG, things will start up around 3:00 PM.  That’s the when…here’s the where: Noble Energy 1001 Noble Energy Way Houston, TX 77070 Once the event ends, there will be…

North Texas Hyperion User Group Meeting Next Week

It has been far too long since my last post and it will be a little longer before we get to another technical post.  In just one week, the next North Texas Hyperion User Group will be meeting in Dallas.  The event is on October 19, 2017 and things will start up around 3:00 PM. …

Weekly Offenders – Week Ending 8/3/2017?

Introduction to Weekly Offenders This week was so light, I thought I would wait a few days to see if we might get a few more contributions.  We finally had a few more posts, so here goes! Cameron’s Blog for Essbase Hackers Cameron has a post about his guest post on Mark Rittman’s site.  Check…