Tag Archives: Tom Blakeley

EPM Automate in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)

February 17, 2016

Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects EPM Automate is the utility used in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) that is used to manage automation routines, including the upload of data files; running Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management Enterprise Edition (FDMEE) data rules; building dimensions; and managing the application. As part of most projects, we spend a good chunk of time with this utility, setting up business users for success with automation…   Read More


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Demystifying Oracle’s Business Analytics Cloud Offerings

February 3, 2016

Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects Cloud, Cloud, Cloud, Cloud! … It is all we have heard about for the past year in the business analytics space, particularly as Oracle releases offerings moving functionality traditionally found in on-premise applications as software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings. Cloud. Okay – you get the picture. I thought I might take a few…   Read More


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Installing Oracle Database 12c

January 20, 2016

Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects At Performance Architects, we have a lovely sandbox environment where many of us work on pilot programs, demos, and code snippets. It’s a nice central server that we all share access to, with plenty of horsepower and space (to blow things up). Recently, we went on a journey to revamp…   Read More


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Data Integration in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)

January 14, 2016

Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects In the past year, we have all watched the explosive growth in cloud offerings from Oracle – starting with Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) and most recently with the release of Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service (EPRC). These are attractive offerings for organizations looking to reduce infrastructure costs, simplify the technology stack, and provide users with robust performance management tools….   Read More


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Oracle’s Latest White Paper: A New Way to Authenticate Oracle BI (OBIEE) and Oracle Essbase?!

April 29, 2015

Here at Performance Architects we typically find ourselves perusing the Oracle Support blogs on a daily basis as they are a hotbed of new and interesting information. One article recently made the rounds of our company email because the content piqued some serious interest – and so, of course, we’re sharing our thoughts with you as well! Oracle’s…   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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