Essbase - Outline (Database Outline)

Essbase Overview


Essbase Outline

An outline (also known as database outline) define the database design in a tree structure which define :

To display, create or modify the outline, you use Outline Editor in Essbase - Administration Services Console

Creating and changing database outline

The structure defined in the outline determines how data is stored in the database :

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Member Relationship
Essbase - Child

child member in a database outline.
Essbase Data Load Rules Files
Essbase - Data Load Rules Files

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