This document is a guide for using MaxL, multi-dimensional database access language for Hyperion Essbase OLAP Server. MaxL is a flexible way to automate . To get started, click on the Start menu and navigate to Program | Oracle EPM System | Essbase | Start Administration Services Console. In the Log in menu, enter. Essbase MaxL scripts MaxL is a Multidimensional Access Language developed for Essbase analytics. MaxL, as it is known, is a powerful scripting tool.

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Most of the commands here should be pretty self explanatory.

Buy eBook Esxbase from Store. Thx for your help. It sure would be nice if you could because otherwise, as you note, you must write a trapping routine in your calling code. How did we do with our goals?

There are jobs to update outlines, process new period data, perform a historical rebuild of all cubes this is currently a six hour job and rssbase the future I will show you how to get it down to a small fraction of its original timeand some glue jobs that scurry data between some different cubes and systems. January, February, …, November, December Measures: Determining hierarchies in relational tables.

Hi, can you help me? For the purposes of brevity, I will just assume that connect. Interesting looking book — pity my French never went beyond four years. This is one method that allows us to centralize certain passwords and folder paths like where to put error files, where to put spool files, where to put dataload error files, and so on.


MaxL Shell Commands

One approach to this problem would be to simply create a data file or table in a relational database, or even an Excel sheet that maps a specific calendar date to its equivalent fiscal date counterparts. Do you give us your essbasr to do so for your previous and future visits?

Two great tastes that taste great together Use iferror to branch to a label and then immediately quit the script; those labels are created with define label. Calculate the source cube if needed Run a Report script on the source cube, outputting to a file Load the output from the report script to the target cube with a load rule Calculate the target cube This can be done by hand, of course through EASor you can do what the mal of us lazy cube monkeys do, and automate it.

What does the report script look like? Then we run the job the folder containing essmsh is in our PATH so we can run this like any other command. Using dimension build rules to add user-defined attributes and associate dimensions.

This cube has a Scenario dimension with Actual, Budget, and Forecast whereas in the source cube, since it is for budgeting only, everything is assumed to be Budget. There are a number of reasons you may want or need to do this. We are using simple dimension build load rules to update the dimensions. The output of the report script will look similar to the following: Executing partitions using MaxL. Find more information and commands on the Oracle Tech Reference: We are constantly improving the site and really appreciate your feedback!


You might be putting passwords in clear text in a batch file. I was wondering why they didn’t they implement I think part of this stems from the fact that BO seems to be pitched more to the IT crowd within the organization, and as such, serves mostly as a tool to let them distribute data in some fashion, and call it a day. So an error isn’t really an error at all. I already alluded to the fact that we eszbase want to tighten up the calc scripts in order jaxl make things faster.

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Then the code to unload the apps unloadall. In a Windows batch file, this whole process looks like this:.

What is MaxL Shell? Using essbasd in MaxL scripts. Errors rejected records will be sent to errors. Now for a little explanation. Building the BSO Cube. NB — Based on the error branch, the code can do specific things on error. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience essbzse our website. One, it keeps the cubes cleaner and more intuitive; interdimensional irrelevance is also kept to a minimum. Creating load rules for flat file data loads.