Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Appearing in Oracle Magazine

Normally I keep a low profile, which is probably not a good idea for a consultant. But thought I'd share that I'm in the current issue of Oracle Magazine in the Peer to Peer column. Here's the link (I'm #3 in the column).

Monday, May 15, 2017

HFM Command Line Automation

Happy May to everyone. I got the idea for this blog post from a client who wanted to maintain and manage HFM from CA-7 jobs; basically where you do things from a command line on a scheduled basis. HFM isn't really geared for that; but, there is a legendary, mythical way to do pretty much everything!

For versions prior to there is a third party utility called HFM Batch that can be used to do this, but it doesn't work with Fortunately there is a solution - from Oracle and included with HFM - and it goes all the way back to the early, early days of HFM. Some documentation I have on the technique is dated circa 2003.

So, what you do, is .....

ATTEND KSCOPE17!    www.kscope17.com

Seriously, at KScope17 there is a presentation that covers this specific topic (Monday, 10:30am). I don't want to steal Beatrice's thunder, especially since she recently helped me with the topic, but she's going to cover it all then.

And to save $100 when registering, use code 123OLAP - you'll see a field where you can enter this.

Hope to see you in San Antonio!

P.S. Here's a sneak peek: