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Does anyone know if a metric's variance is stored in the PMF database tables or is this a calculated field? Which table and field?

I searched the obvious tables but could not find variance.

We need to customize a couple of gadgets to add variance.

Ideally variance would be an option in the analysis designer (hint -- new feature? Wink , which would make adding variance to a gadget real easy.


WF 7.65. Solaris. PMF 5.11 on Oracle 10g
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Variance is calculated. There are utility programs in PMF to calculate variances for current V. previous and current V. prior. You can write a custom proc and INCLUDE these to get variance.

PMF eventually will make variance available in Analysis Designer however note that showing it requires use of a point-to-point comparison - 2 points in TIME most typically. So it would only work if you selected two points. Makes sense if you think about it, right?

Bob Jude Ferrante
Director of Business and Development
WebFOCUS Performance Management

I'll take any questions about PMF - business or technical - anytime!

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Thanks Bob. I'll look into the utility program.


WF 7.65. Solaris. PMF 5.11 on Oracle 10g
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