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
Have you ever felt this way? Hand on your head, eyes down, completely stumped? My son and I had a zoo date a few weeks ago, and I couldn’t help but snap this picture. I swear this has been me for the last 3 weeks. We had an issue with a client in their Workforce … More Random Date Issue in Planning
Have you done all of this? Registry in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Setting “KeepAliveTimeout”= 900000 (Decimal Value) “ReceiveTimeout”= 900000 (Decimal Value) “ServerInfoTimeout”= 900000 (Decimal Value) And still get this? The request timed out. Contact your SmartView client system administrator to extend your Windows Internet Explorer time out settings (ReceiveTimeOut, KeepAliveTimeout, ServerInfoTimeout) Try applying the registry settings to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER as well. … More Smart View: The request timed out
A co-worker (aka the owner of my company) gave me a t-shirt for Christmas with the picture above. Being the analytical female that I am, I immediately thought, “Great. My boss thinks I’m crazy”. But, the more I analyzed the picture, I realized it was more of a testament to my job, which makes it … More The Doc is In
Have you considered using the HsGetVal to pull your data in excel? Here’s my recent experience with it! The HsGetVal function has been a favorite of the HFM world for a LONG time. Now it’s also available in the Planning/Essbase world. The down side, there is a noticeable difference in retrieve time between Planning versus … More HsGetVal