Essbase Software Trivia Quiz

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Essbase Software Trivia Quiz

Essbase is an online server that provides an environment for developing custom analytic and enterprise performance management applications. How much do you know about its history, author and the software? Take this quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Essbase is a name derived from _____ 
    • A. 

      Extended spreadsheet database

    • B. 

      Evaluate spreadsheet database

    • C. 

      Essential spreadsheet database

    • D. 

      Evaluate spreadsheet data

  • 2. 
    _____ is the original author of Essbase
    • A. 

      Arbor Software Corporation

    • B. 

      Hyperion Software

    • C. 

      Oracle Corporation

    • D. 

      Google

  • 3. 
    In what year was the stable release of Essbase?
    • A. 

      2016

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2010

  • 4. 
    Who coined the term "On-line analytical processing (OLAP) in a white paper?
    • A. 

      E. F. Codd

    • B. 

      Ryan Dahl

    • C. 

      Isaac Schlueter

    • D. 

      Steve Jobs

  • 5. 
    Hyperion tried to give Essbase the official name Hyperion System 9 Bit Analytic Services in _____
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2008

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2002

  • 6. 
    Essbase was originally developed to address the scalability issues associated with _____
    • A. 

      Spreadsheets

    • B. 

      Word Processors

    • C. 

      Slide Documents

    • D. 

      PDF Files

  • 7. 
    Which calculation method in Essbase uses a formula against each calculated dimension member?
    • A. 

      Stored calculations

    • B. 

      Calculation scripts

    • C. 

      Dimension aggregation

    • D. 

      Dynamic calculation

  • 8. 
    Which calculation method in Essbase calculates a result when a user accesses a value addressed by that member and does not store calculated values?
    • A. 

      Dynamic calculation

    • B. 

      Calculation scripts

    • C. 

      Stored calculations

    • D. 

      Dimension aggregation

  • 9. 
    Which Essbase calculation method uses a procedural programming language specific to the Essbase calculation engine?
    • A. 

      Calculation scripts

    • B. 

      Dimension aggregation

    • C. 

      Stored calculations

    • D. 

      Dynamic calculations

  • 10. 
    Which Essbase calculation method takes place implicitly through addition or by selectively tagging branches of the hierarchy to be subtracted, multiplied, divided or ignored?
    • A. 

      Dimension aggregation

    • B. 

      Calculation Scripts

    • C. 

      Stored calculations

    • D. 

      Dynamic calculations