489 pages | 35 Color Illus. | 271 B/W Illus.
Maintaining the advanced technical focus found in Developing Essbase Applications, this second volume is another collaborative effort by some of the best and most experienced Essbase practitioners from around the world.
Developing Essbase Applications: Hybrid Techniques and Practices reviews technology areas that are much-discussed but still very new, including Exalytics and Hybrid Essbase. Covering recent improvements to the Essbase engine, the book illustrates the impact of new reporting and analysis tools and also introduces advanced Essbase best practices across a variety of features, functions, and theories.
Some of this book’s chapters are in the same vein as the previous volume: hardware, engines, and languages. Others cover new ground with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, design philosophy, benchmarking concepts, and multiple client tools. As before, these subjects are covered from both the technical and best practice perspectives.
This updated volume continues in the tradition of its bestselling predecessor by defining, investigating, and explaining Essbase concepts like no other resource. It also includes use cases that transform abstract theory into practical examples you can easily relate to your own Essbase environment.
Illustrating the recent expansion of Essbase functionality, this book provides the up-to-date understanding you need to explore the full depth of the Essbase technology stack. Although the book presents detailed tutorial chapters that can be read on their own, reading the entire book will provide you with a similar understanding as some of the most experienced Essbase practitioners from around the world.
"I enjoyed the first book because it was a collection of best practices, tips, tricks, and mini-guides. … Reading this book, I was happy to find a wider representation of topics: brand new, forward-looking features like Hybrid Aggregation Mode; popular product offerings such as Exalytics and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition integrations; topics relevant to many existing implementations; and even a representation of partner products."
—Gabby Rubin, Senior Director, Product Management, Oracle Business Analytics
Essbase on Exalytics and the "Secret Sauce"
Hybrid Essbase: Evolution or Revolution?
Tim German and Cameron Lackpour
The Young Person’s Guide to Essbase Cube Design
Essbase Performance and Load Testing
Utilizing Structured Query Language to Enhance Your Essbase Experience
Copernicus Was Right: Integrating Oracle Business Intelligence and Essbase
Managing Spreadsheets (and Essbase) Through Dodeca
Smart View Your Way