About this course

Course code TPD67957GC20
Duration 2 Days

This Oracle Essbase 11.1.2: Calculate Block Storage Databases training will teach you about the principal techniques and theories to design calculations in block storage databases with Essbase Release Expert Oracle University instructors will review database structure and configuration and teach you basic calculation building blocks, such as FIX and IF statements.Learn To:Describe Essbase and block storage database structures.Develop and test calculation scripts.Develop advanced calculations.Optimize databases though dynamic calculations.Normalize and allocate data.Benefits to YouInvesting in this course will help you learn calculation script development methodology, which enables you to correct common calculation errors. You'll also learn how to effectively leverage dynamic calculations to optimize database performance and create advanced calculation scripts, like allocations, cross-database calculations and multi-dimensional range calculations. You'll take place in design discussions, while participating hands-on practice sessions that reinforce important Essbase concepts.Live Virtual Class FormatA Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.Please NoteThis course is also suitable for customers using Hyperion Essbase Analytics 9.3.1 or Oracle Essbase 11.1.x.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Gain an understanding of the mechanisms by which Essbase stores and calculates data in block storage databases.
  • Learn the default database calculation order and investigate how it relates to block storage data structures.
  • Learn practical methods for developing and testing block storage calculations, from the simple to the complex.
  • Understand where use of dynamic calculation can improve database and calculation performance.
  • Focus calculations on specific subsets of data.
  • Compare the different calculation variables available and implement variables in calculation scripts
  • Investigate different methods for implementing and planning multidimensional allocations.


Essbase Overview

  • Essbase
  • Essbase Database Types
  • Business Scenario and Training Environment Overview
  • Block Storage Calculation Overview

Data Storage and Calculation

  • Data Storage and Calculation Fundamentals
  • Database Statistics
  • Data Block Creation
  • Database Calculation Process

Calculation Script Basics

  • Calculation Script Organization
  • Implementing a Script Development Process
  • Intelligent Calculation

Dynamic Calculation Overview

  • About Dynamic Calculation
  • Dynamic Calculation Storage Options
  • Design Considerations for Dynamic Calculation
  • Design Considerations for Rates and Percentages

Controlling the Calculation Process

  • Controlling Top-Down Calculation
  • Performance Considerations
  • Creating Complex Conditionals

Copying and Clearing Data

  • Copying Data
  • Clearing Data with CLEARDATA
  • Clearing Data with CLEARBLOCK

Developing Advanced Calculations

  • Creating Calculation Variables
  • Referencing Members Dynamically

Developing Analytic Calculations

  • Typed Measures Overview
  • Creating Typed Measures
  • Calculating with Typed Measures

Multidimensional Dynamic Calculations

  • Dynamic Calculation Order
  • Optimization Guidelines

Normalizing Data

  • Loading Data to Upper-Level Members
  • Planning Data Normalization
  • Normalizing Rates and Drivers

Performing Advanced Allocations

  • Allocating Data
  • Creating Multiple-Database Calculations

Appendix: Essbase Architecture

  • Essbase Architecture Overview
  • Essbase Components by Tier

2 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

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Delivery method

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