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OraE1111SA Oracle Essbase 11.1.1 for System Administrators

Oracle Course Description:
Learn how to configure, secure, optimize, and maintain the Essbase environment for both block storage and aggregate storage applications. Whether you are a new or seasoned Essbase user, you will benefit from the Essbase experience and best practices built into the lectures, student guide, numerous exercises, and case study, and this course will prove to be a valuable addition to your administrator’s survival kit.
Oracle Course Duration:
3 DAYS
Oracle Course Target Audience:
Administrator,Database Administrators
Oracle Course Prerequisite:
Basic system administration experience,General technical background
Course Content:
  • Online Analytical Processing Overview

    • Data Transformation
    • Multidimensional View of Information
    • Dimensional Modeling
    • Data Cubes
    • Dimension Hierarchies
    • OLAP Solutions

  • Essbase architecture, components, and production cycle

    • Outlines
    • Load Rules
    • Calculation Scripts
    • Aggregations
    • Essbase Integration Services
    • Essbase Spreadsheet Add-in
    • Smart View

  • Block Storage Data Structure

    • Data Blocks and the Index System
    • Block Storage Database Statistics
    • Data Block Creation
    • Database Calculation Process

  • Aggregate Storage Data Structure

    • Tablespace Overview
    • Data Aggregation
    • Aggregate Storage Database Statistics

  • Configuring Essbase Server

    • Setting up runtime and connection options for Essbase
    • Configuring block storage and aggregate storage disk allocation
    • Identifying the primary information logs available to Essbase system administrators
    • Creating an essbase.cfg (server configuration) file
    • Configuring Smart View for Office

  • Essbase Data Integrity

    • Transactions and Locks
    • Isolation Levels

  • Essbase Security Overview

    • Essbase Native Security
    • Global Access Security Layer
    • User and Group Security Layer
    • Application Access Type Security
    • The Essbase Security File

  • Creating Essbase Security Filters

    • The Essbase Security Filter Layer
    • Creating Security Filters
    • Filter Behavior
    • Resolving Security Conflicts

  • Securing the Essbase Environment in Shared Services

    • Shared Services Security
    • Converting Essbase users to Shared Services Security
    • Provisioning Users in Shared Services
    • Synchronizing Essbase and Shared Services Security
    • External Authentication and Single Sign-on

  • Optimizing Block Storage Cache Settings

    • Optimizing the Database
    • Optimizing Caches
    • Setting RAM Caches
    • Cache Hit Ratios

  • Optimizing Aggregate Storage Cache Settings

    • Aggregate Storage Cache Optimization
    • Managing Aggregate Storage Cache
    • Viewing Aggregate Storage Cache Statistics

  • Optimizing Buffers, Compression, and Fragmentation

    • Setting Data Retrieval Buffers
    • Data Compression Methods
    • Setting the Optimal Compression Method
    • Removing Database Fragmentation
    • Removing Security File Fragmentation

  • Managing Applications and Sessions

    • About Application and Session Management
    • Migrating Applications and Databases

  • Backing Up and Recovering Essbase Databases

    • About Backup and Recovery
    • Backup Options
    • Export Considerations
    • Subset Data Export Capability
    • Database Recovery

  • Task Automation

    • Automating Tasks Using MaxL
    • The MaxL Command Shell
    • MaxL Statements and Syntax
    • MaxL Username and Password Encryption
    • Debugging MaxL scripts