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
This week, Oracle announced Essbase as a service on the Cloud. Essbase, the most powerful analytical database, can now be created, built, used, without you having to invest in a server (or two). Tack this onto Planning on the Cloud (PBCS) , and “HFM” on the Cloud (FCCS) which can also be used without the purchase … More Cloud Implementations
I had a support ticket come in recently where a client couldn’t refresh their Planning security. That’s always fun when budget has ended and you need people to stop changing data! After lots of digging, logging searching, hair pulling, we found that there were two users who were once admins/app owners, that were no longer … More Planning Security Hot Mess
I had the pleasure of attending the Sunday Symposium of Kscope16 this past weekend. I love love love getting to see former and current co-workers, consultants, clients and Oracle support reps that I’ve had been able to work with for past 15 years. In the Support world, I talk to a LOT of people, MANY times a day. … More The Cloud!! The Cloud!!
I recently came across the absolute most crazy “undocumented” feature. I know I’ve posted a few times that a certain issue drove me crazy, but they don’t even come close to this one. This one seriously takes the cake, ON ALL LEVELS. We had business rules with Run Time Prompts on forms. They were all … More RTPs and Calculate Form