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Debating whether or not to upgrade to the latest version of Alteryx Designer?
Would like to direclty query Hyperion Cube / Essbase data source directly - please propose functionality in next release or add a user macro to the gallery. Thanks -cb
Adding my vote as well
Adding my vote - how are people getting around this currently?
The only way I have found around it is to use the Smart View Dev Guide https://docs.oracle.com/applications/smartview/710/SVDVH/SVDVH.pdf to get the functionality you need. Then create a PS or batch script and run that from Alteryx.
So you are creating a VBA script to connect+pull--> then batch script+Alteryx to trigger. Got it
Upvoting, i used Alteryx for just about everything in my previous role and now that i have to connect to essbase i am constantly frustrated with my lack of options.
Added my vote. We are a partner out in HK and have been hearing from many of our clients/prospects that an Essbase connector would be great!
A connector to Essbase would be really great. Currently we have to export data from Essbase using a report script (either Essbase proprietary language or MDX), thus creating a text file, and then loading the text file. It should be possible to use Analytic Provider Services to extract data directly from Essbase (this way different BI tools access Essbase - an MDX statement is generated and fires the data request). Implementing this should be a foundation to create connectors to other multidimensional data sources (e.g. Microsoft Analysis Services, TM/1, Jedox).
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