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Essbase is an OLAP (online analytical processing) server that provides an environment for setting up applications used to analyze data and deploy enterprise performance management dashboards. This course will help you gain a deeper understanding of this widely used and highly respected tool – and how you can make it work for you.

Topics covered

  • Introduction to the Oracle Essbase platform
  • Real-life experiences with the Essbase system
  • Why Essbase is miles ahead of Excel and Access in reducing usage risk
  • Rudiments of multidimensional databases
  • Application design and construction concepts
  • Oracle Essbase setup
  • Multidimensional database optimization
  • How to upload data
  • Using the Essbase Spreadsheet Add-in to merge with Excel
  • Security risk management
  • Multidimensional database integrity


Broaden your skill sets by learning the ins and outs of the Oracle Essbase platform, environment and use.


Intermediate-level proficiency with Excel

Evaluation methods

Educational tools

PC laptop with VMware Player 5.0.1 Build 894247 or higher

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Target audience

Educational approach

Days and pricing