There are times when you do not have an option of using FDM to do large data mapping exercises prior to loading data into Essbase. There are many techniques for handling large amounts of data mappings in Essbase, I have used the technique oultined here several times for large mappings and it continues to exceed my expectations from a performance and repeatability perspective.
One of the most common areas of confusion in Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) has been the Scenario application setting for the Default View and Zero View. Peering back into the history of Hyperion Solutions, you will find this setting has existed in all the Consolidation products, such as Hyperion Enterprise’s “missing values” setting under Categories. They are not new features and are a fundamental to HFM.