Metavero EPM Starter (automation)

This is a draft in process post. [code language=”powershell”] Function Start_EPM_Service { param ($service_name, $server, $port, $Form, $Label) $socket = new-object System.Net.Sockets.TcpClient("192.168.1.1", $port) # If there is no connection to...
EPM Test Drive Quattro

EPM Test Drive Quattro

Do you want to get your feet wet with Oracle’s EPM 11.1.2.4 however dread the long download time for the gigabytes of files or don’t have a server handy? Oracle allows for use of their software for evaluation and prototyping in non-production environments...
Who moved my data?

Who moved my data?

An homage to “Who moved my cheese?” One of my colleagues had a client request to turn on data auditing in Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.3. Seems they have multiple people forecasting the same cost centers which was causing some confusion. The “my data is...
Installation check "diskspace" failed…..

Installation check "diskspace" failed…..

We’re working with a client on an upgrade where Essbase and Essbase Studio are on a Red Hat 5.6 Linux box.   Funnily enough a rival consulting firm said you shouldn’t use Linux for Hyperion due to memory leaks (I called BS on that fast). So on to the...
First Look – 11.1.2.3

First Look – 11.1.2.3

I had the opportunity today to get my hands on the upcoming release.   It’s looking very good.   My guess on release date this year is April 22nd. The quick take away’s from in installations point of view are: You may configure all databases at once.  This...
ODTUG "Down Under"

ODTUG "Down Under"

If you have a travel budget or are in the Asia Pacific area, then mark March 21st and 22nd off on your calendar. My good friend Cameron Lackpour is presenting at the BI/EPM Seriously Practical conference in Melbourne, Australia.   Richard Philipson from New Zealand...
ODTUG "Down Under"

ODTUG "Down Under"

If you have a travel budget or are in the Asia Pacific area, then mark March 21st and 22nd off on your calendar. My good friend Cameron Lackpour is presenting at the BI/EPM Seriously Practical conference in Melbourne, Australia.   Richard Philipson from New Zealand...