Up & Running with the OAC Essbase REST API

Session Number: 8380
Track: Essbase
Sub-Categorization: Essbase Cloud
Session Type: Tips, Techniques and Tuning
Primary Presenter: Jason Jones [Senior Solutions Architect - Applied OLAP, Inc.]
Time: Jun 25, 2019 (02:15 PM - 03:15 PM)
Room: 605/610, Level 6

Speaker Bio: Jason Jones has extensive experience in developing, tuning, and enhancing Essbase, Hyperion Planning, and Oracle Data Integrator solutions. This experience is complemented by his deep programming expertise, which includes developing software in Java, mobile solutions for the iOS platform, and relational databases, as well as his familiarity with many scripting and related tools which add value to EPM solutions. He is passionate about performance tuning, optimization, programming solutions for the EPM community, and sharing his knowledge with others.

Jason is the creator of the popular and free Drillbridge product, which allows for easy implementation of drill-through to relational databases from Smart View, Planning, and Financial Reporting.

Technologies or Products Used: Essbase

Session Summary for Attendees:  Oracle's Essbase Cloud offering introduces a new and modern REST API in addition to its traditional Java API. The new REST API opens up many development, integration, and automation capabilities and differs greatly from the traditional API. This session will introduce the REST API, exploring how it's similar to and different from traditional APIs. We’ll also cover some real-world examples and how to get started with development.