cubus outperform 8.3

cubus outperform 8.3 - now available!

This release focusses primarily on supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and it is only intended for Oracle Essbase and Microsoft Analysis Services customers. In addition to optimizations to the previous functions, the new version provides additional features.



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cubus outperform 8.3

This release provides our users with a number of benefits and a number of new functions. Some of the benefits can be seen below.



  Values and text together    Transparenz von DatenTransparenz von Kommentaren

              Values and text together                                        Data transparency                                      Comment transparency

Förderung des Austauschs von Usern            Planung und Analyse

            Bringing users together                                          Plan and analyse




In Detail

For users of cubus outperform PM

Also this release focuses on improving the comment functionality. Comments can be created for data cells, offspread selections and modules. Comments created in workbooks during the planning phase can also be analysed. A number of new functions and possibilities are available:

  • History – A history of comments can be created allowing discussions between users to take place.

  • Merging – Comments from descendants can be merged to create a general summary.

  • Rich Text – Rich text formatting is available for cell and view comments.

  • Text Formats – Comment text formats can be defined and quickly changed, such as heading, normal and lists .

  • Attachments – File attachments can be added to comment entries

  • Hide Toolbar Buttons - Use the configuration parameter Hide Toolbar Buttons for all buttons in the ribbons and in the toolbar

  • Support for IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 Local is introduced with this version

  • The notes have been replaced by the new comments functionality. Existing notes can be migrated with the CopyComments tool.


New in 8.3:

  • Support for SQL Server 2016

  • Support for more than 3 conditional formats
  • 51 new Excel functions are available
  • The ribbon menu has also been improved
  • A list of all changes can be found in the Release Notes. Just login with your user account.  


For users of cubus outperform EV Analytics

The comment functionality is still in on focus. Comments can be created for data cells and also for views.



Use also cubus outperform to set the stage for your own company "comment culture". We are certain that you will not want to miss the benefits: 

  • You can write texts and use colors or bold formatting to highlight important aspects. Furthermore you can add images or attachments to explain or support a value.

  • Comments eliminate the time-consuming hunt for the cause of exceptions. They make results easier to understand and accountable.

  • By activating the highlight function, you can see straight away, where comments have been added. This is particularly useful to find important information quickly, especially with large amounts of data with many dimensions.

  • If you have questions regarding a comment you can enter your own remarks and engage in a discussion or exchange ideas with your colleagues.

  • Support for IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 Local. Formerly known as TM1, it is now possible to define hierarchies in its latest version offering the users additional capabilities for displaying their data. cubus outperform EV Analytics is one of the first front-ends to support this new feature using the REST API.

  • Fast off-spread navigation in cubus EV Analytics: In view mode users can now quickly page through their data. By clicking on the new arrows, they can jump instantly to the next or previous member.

  • We have also made some additional minor improvements.

  • It is possible to define default hierarchies for Microsoft SSAS and IBM Planning Analytics TM1 databases.

The new comment functionality is a cubus outperform feature and available in planning and analysis modules (Workbooks and EV). 


New in 8.3:

  • Support for SQL Server 2016

  • Create View Link. This functionality allows you to create a link to a point of view.

  • Chart formats can now be used in small multiple charts.

  • A list of all changes can be found in the Release Notes. Just login with your user account.  


For Administrators

  • For Essbase Administrators – This version will not support Essbase version 7 and 9 anymore. The software will be able to connect to these Essbase versions. Bug fixes or enhancements related to these versions will not be possible.

  • For TM1 Administrators – This release no longer supports the TM1 Native API. Future versions of EV will only support the TM1 REST API.





Watch the video and learn more about the comment functionality:





Where can I get cubus outperform 8.3?

You can find the current version and the release notes of cubus outperform after you have logged on to our website with your account. To the Login.

For further questions or installation support please contact our support team or phone +49 7032 9451-99.




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