The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending June 11, 2016

This was a really, really slow week for blogging.  It’s almost like something is happening that is occupying everyone’s time.  Drop me a line if you know what’s going on. Patches and Updates: I mentioned last that Essbase 11.1.2.4.010 had been released.  It finally made its way to the Proactive Support Blog. HPCM 11.1.2.4.121 has…

Essbase Performance Series: Part 2 – Local Storage Baseline (CDM)

Welcome to part two of a series that will have a lot of parts.  In our introduction post, we covered what we plan to do in this series at a high level.  In this post, we’ll get a look at some synthetic benchmarks for our various local storage options.  The idea here is to see first…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending June 4, 2016

Patches and Updates: Dodeca Spreadsheet Management System Version 7 has been released.  The new Dodeca Excel Add-In comes long for the ride. Smart View 11.1.2.5.600 is finally out!  It has a long list of changes.  If only the PBCS update was here to make the most of it… New Blog Posts: John Goodwin gives us…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending May 28, 2016

Clearly people are finishing up their KScope content, because this was a pretty busy week. Patches and Updates: FCM 11.1.2.4.103 has been released. The June update to PBCS appears to have been delayed until July.  <Insert Angry Face Here>  More on this as it becomes available. New Blog Posts: I finally got a blog post…

Essbase Performance Series: Part 1 – Introduction

Welcome to the first in a likely never-ending series about Essbase performance.  To be specific, this series will be designed to help understand how the choices we make in Essbase hardware selection affect Essbase performance.  We will attempt to answer questions like Hyper-Threading or not, SSD’s or SAN, Physical or Virtual.  Some of these things…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending May 21, 2016

This week was a little slow, much like last week.  Unfortunately, Oracle didn’t have any new product releases to keep things interesting. Patches and Updates: None! New Blog Posts: This week I STILL didn’t manage to get a post in.  I promise that will change next week…i have one ready to go, I just want…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending May 14, 2016

This week we are a bit more timely!  It does however seem that everyone is preparing their 1st drafts for Kscope, as it was a really slow blogging week.  Luckily, Oracle offset that slowness with the release of two new products in the cloud. Patches and Updates: Oracle has finally released Enterprise Planning Cloud (formerly…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending May 7, 2016

Welcome to a very late edition of the EPM Week in Review.  Plenty of great stuff this week…sorry for the delay! Patches and Updates: FR 11.1.2.4.701 has been released!  It brings with it features from the cloud like the Web Reporting Studio and charts that don’t look like they came from Lotus 1-2-3.  I’m excited…

Drill-Through in PBCS and Hyperion Planning Without FDMEE

While recently debugging an issue with FDMEE, I needed to test drill-through in Hyperion Planning without using FDMEE.  But wait…can you even do that?  I had always planned on showing how to use Drillbridge with Hyperion Planning, but as I was talking with Jason, he mentioned we could even get it working in PBCS.  So…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending April 30, 2016

Patches and Updates: Shared Services 11.1.2.4.003 has been released.  Looks like a small patch that fixes an LCM issue and a task flow issue.  Interestingly, this does not appear to be a cumulative patch as it specifies that it can only be applied to 11.1.2.4.002. HFM 11.1.2.3.702 has been released.  This one is cumulative to…