Tag Archives: Oracle Enterprise Performance Management

How to Address “The Startup Folder Specified Does Not Exist in the Repository” Error in Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Workspace

September 7, 2016

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects During a recent project, where we were upgrading the base operating system (OS) of an Oracle Exalytics X2-4 In-Memory machine to Oracle Linux 6 image, we had to create a temporary pre-production server. This machine was meant to stand-in for production support activities, while the Oracle Hyperion Planning environments that the Exalytics machines hosted were offline. As part of this, the…   Read More


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How to Install Oracle EPM (Hyperion): Installing FDMEE (Bonus Post of Four-Part Series)

February 11, 2015

To say that I am a big fan of Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Management Enterprise Edition (FDMEE) would be an understatement. After a couple of blog posts and multiple implementations, I’ve become mildly obsessed. I want to teach you how to use the product because FDMEE is the go-forward application for on premise Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) solutions data management, as well as the data management option…   Read More


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How to Install Oracle EPM (Hyperion): Patching Oracle EPM (Part 4 of Four-Part Series)

February 4, 2015

Welcome to Part 4 of a four-part series detailing the installation, configuration, and patching process for a basic Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) 11.1.2.3 environment containing both Oracle Essbase and Hyperion Planning . The four blog posts related to this subject include: Part 1.  Covers the download and assembly of the installation folder, as well as the creation of required product schemas. Part 2.  Reviews…   Read More


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How to Install Oracle EPM (Hyperion): Configuring Oracle EPM (Part 3 of Four-Part Series)

February 4, 2015

Welcome to Part 3 of a four-part series detailing the installation, configuration, and patching process for a basic Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) environment containing both Oracle Essbase and Oracle Hyperion Planning . The four blog posts related to this subject include: Part 1.  Covers the download and assembly of the installation folder, as well as the creation of required product schemas. Part 2.  Reviews…   Read More


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How to Install Oracle EPM (Hyperion): Installing Oracle EPM (Part 2 of Four-Part Series)

February 4, 2015

Welcome to Part 2 of a four-part series detailing the installation, configuration, and patching process for a basic Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) environment containing both Oracle Essbase and Oracle Hyperion Planning . The four blog posts related to this subject include: Part 1.  Covers the download and assembly of the installation folder, as well as the creation of required product schemas. Part 2.  Reviews the…   Read More


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How to Install Oracle EPM (Hyperion): Preparing for an Install (Part 1 of Four-Part Series)

February 4, 2015

Welcome to Part 1 of a four-part series on a basic install of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) 11.1.2.3 ! This series covers the installation of Oracle Essbase and Oracle Hyperion Planning on a single Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. The goal is to (hopefully!) help you to stand up your own local install for development and learning purposes, with minimal fuss. Unlike the standard and…   Read More


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Choosing the Right Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Tool for Financial Modeling

October 2, 2014

Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management suite of products includes three tools for building financial models: Hyperion Planning (Planning), Oracle Essbase (Essbase) and Hyperion Strategic Finance (HSF). Understanding each product’s capabilities and limitations can help ensure successful project outcomes. To quickly determine the right tool for a given situation I evaluate four characteristics of a proposed financial model: time to value, inherent control, the number of users, and…   Read More


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Optimizing the Supply Chain with Oracle Hyperion Essbase

April 2, 2014

As modern day business leaders are constantly seeking new ways to add value for stakeholders, focus has turned much more intently on supply chain management (SCM) . The overarching goal of SCM is to boost profitability by managing resources and costs efficiently to maximize returns on capital employed. Within this realm, there are multiple areas to target for analysis…   Read More


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Why an Operational Data Store (ODS) Provides Important Capabilities in an Analytic Architecture

March 5, 2014

The Operational Data Store (ODS) concept is a viable architectural option when considering complex requirements that deal with data transformation and mapping logic for large data sets.  At times, data feeds from multiple source systems require manipulation through the use of various reference data that may exist either as look-up tables or master data tables residing within the repositories…   Read More


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The Case for Financial Close and Consolidation Solutions in the Higher Education Market: Why Your Institution Should Evaluate Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)

February 25, 2014

Increased scrutiny of the expensive cost of higher education has administrators asking tough questions.  Answering those questions requires quality data and the analytic tools to access answers to this information.   Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) can be a smart choice for colleges and universities for many of the same reasons commercial companies use financial close and consolidation solutions. HFM…   Read More


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