Monday Jul 27, 2015

EPM 11.1.2.x - Populating Today’s Date in Planning/PBCS with a Business Rule

In a previous CEAL blog, we have discussed how to calculate dates in Planning/PBCS:

As discussed in that blog, for dates in Planning/PBCS, Essbase stores the date as a numerical value e.g. a Start Date of 21st May 2015 would be stored as 20150521.

In a non-Planning/PBCS Essbase database, date functionality exists using the number of seconds elapsed since midnight, January 1, 1970 i.e. a non-numerical format different to the way Planning/PBCS stores dates to display on web forms.

It is possible, however, to use the Essbase date format and then convert that date into a Planning/PBCS format for use on a web form in order to populate a Planning/PBCS date member with today’s date i.e. the system date.

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Friday Jan 30, 2015

Essbase BSO Parallel Calculation and Calculator Cache

Essbase BSO parallel calculation utilizes calculator cache on a per thread basis. This post is to show the relationship between using parallel calculation and calculator cache.


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Tuesday Nov 13, 2012

EPM Architecture: Foundation

This post is the first of a series that is going to describe the EPM System architecture per component. During the following weeks a couple of follow up posts will describe each component. Shared Services, EPMA and Calculation Manager architecture are covered by this post.

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