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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook by Jose R. Ruiz

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Creating TBC sample database and connecting to the data source

The first step in using Essbase Studio is to connect to the data source. In this recipe, we will be creating The Beverage Company (TBC) sample database and we will also be creating a SQL Server data source connection.

Getting ready

To get started, open SQL Server Management Studio, and add a database called TBC. We are using the SQL Server scripts in this example, but Oracle has provided the Oracle, DB2, Teradata, and MySQL scripts.

How to do it...

  1. Open SQL Server Management Studio, select the TBC database, click on the File menu, select Open, and click on File. Open the following script: \Oracle\Middleware\EPMSystem11R1\products\Essbase\EssbaseStudio\Server\sqlscripts\tbc_create_sqlsrv.sql ...

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