All About EPMA: From Setup to Tips and Tricks

Reasons for using EPMA vs Classic mode will be discussed along with the pros and cons and design considerations. EPMA will be demonstrated including the shared library, local library along with how to share dimensions across HFM, Planning, Essbase BSO and Essbase ASO applications, what extra setup is needed to support them and how to exclude portions of a dimension. How to create a flat file, a profile and load the metadata and how to use the EPMA batch utility as well as how to load the tables directly, and how to override properties will also be covered.