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Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2015 – #5

By on December 28th, 2015

In this post, Gidon Albert, Senior Consultant, discusses how combining Maxl Scripts with batch files can provide low cost, simple, and fully customizable solution to the task of loading data into Essbase. Loading data to Essbase cubes can be done in many ways. Oracle provides a number of applications that can perform this task. In this post, Gidon gives a detailed example of how to use a simple DOS batch file to call a MaxL script that will clear and load data to five different Essbase cubes.

Using Batch & MaxL Scripts to Build a Simple Data Utility

By on September 24th, 2014

Loading data to Essbase cubes can be done in many ways. Oracle provides a number of applications that can perform this task. One of such tools is MaxL. Combining Maxl Scripts with batch files can provide low cost, simple, and fully customizable solution to the task of loading data into Essbase. In this post, I will give a detailed example of how to use a simple DOS batch file to call a MaxL script that will clear and load data to five different Essbase cubes.

Encrypting MaxL Security

By on June 17th, 2014

Clients are becoming increasingly concerned with security within their Hyperion environment, and rightly so. Having administrator credentials hard-coded into our scripts is not a real secure solution. The real solution is to encrypt the administrator credentials using public and private keys within a Windows environment. NOTE that this approach written and tested using a Windows 2008 R2 Standard Server.

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