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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook by Jose R. Ruiz

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Using the outline editor to add dimensions

In this recipe, we will be adding a new application and database to our Essbase Server. We will use the Outline Editor to add the Year and Scenario dimensions to our outline. In addition, we will set up our Year dimension as our Time dimension and add time-series functionality to our database. We will also add two calculated members in the Scenario dimension to take advantage of Essbase's variance reporting functionality. This recipe is the first of five recipes used to build and load the Sample Basic database.

Getting ready

To get started, click on your Start menu and navigate to Programs | Oracle EPM System | Essbase | Essbase Administration Services | Start Administration Services Console. In the Log ...

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