In the November Cloud update, Oracle released a new business rule in FCCS to clear empty member blocks. This SHOULD somewhat help perfmance. I haven’t tested it myself, but I’m certainly crossing my fingers. It’s fairy easy to do from the web. Select your scenario, Year(s), and Period(s). But, what if you want to automate … More FCCS ClearEmptyBlocks
If you are new to the Oracle EPM and Essbase Cloud world, make note that change is a’comin’. It comes monthly. Maybe more often. And it comes whether you want it to or not. You can log out of PBCS one day and log back into PBCS to see new tiles, tiles moved, new dimension … More Monthly Cloud Updates
I was asked today what the limit was for journal descriptions in FCCS. I searched and could only find the 255 limit for HFM. I reached out to our very smart group of co-workers, and come to find out, it is also 255 for FCCS! So there you go! Now it’s out there for all … More Journal Description Limit in FCCS
I worked with the other Schwartberg (Ross, not Glenn. Which, by the way, are both equally smart) on another issue a few weeks ago. A client asked him to create a script to push Private Smart View Connections to each user. You see, if you share workbooks and don’t have the EXACT Smart View connection, … More Pushing Smart View Private Connections to Users
I’ve worked with Smartview and the Essbase add-in since the beginning of time. Literally. Remember when you had to rebot after every single install or uninstall? Good times. I’ve been working with OAC (for those that are newbies to the Oracle world, OAC stands for Oracle Analytics Cloud) and Excel 2013. I was having some … More Smartview won’t uninstall
First of all, you’re very welcome for putting that song in your head. If you don’t know what I’m referring to, then you are way too young and not quite 90’s hip. Second. Do you even know what OAC is? Oracle Analytics Cloud. If you try to call it Essbase in the Cloud, you will get funny … More You down with OAC? Yeah, you know me!
We had a recent incident with a PBCS Business Rule. A rule that had been working with no issues suddenly stopped working in the middle of the day in both DEV and Prod. When we couldn’t find a reason, or get the rule to run, we ended resetting the DEV environment, rebuilt it from Prod LCM Artifacts, reloaded the … More Cloud Software Updates