This article details some common terminology that may be used when talking about the Solver product.
|Customer||The "parent" to all tenants that your organization has purchased.|
|Tenant||An "environment" that consists of data and reports. A company can have multiple tenants (ex: dev and prod) that fall under one Customer.|
|DW||Acronym of Data Warehouse. Can refer to the Data Warehouse menu or the SQL database.|
|DWM||Acronym of Data Warehouse Manager.||Front-end application that allows users to customize and view database schema. Users can customize modules, dimensions, attributes, run business rules, query transactions, as well as confirm data storage and actual data integrity. In 4.x, this is a standalone on-premise application. In 5.0 Cloud or 5.0 Private Host, this feature is available on the web tenant.|
|RD||Acronym for Report Designer.|
The act of reporting off transactional numbers. This can be running a report in RD or running a report in the web interface.
|Cloud||Reference to the Solver Cloud Environment.|
|PH||Acronym for Private Host.|
|5x||Another terminology for Cloud OR Private Host.|
|Report||An unexecuted Solver Report that can be run to produce financial numbers.|
Integration packages create a link from the source system database to what is viewed in Report Designer and the numbers that come into the application. Sometimes referred to as "meta" or "meta data"
Reference this article on Integration packages
The process of loading data from a source ERP system into Solver.
Solver > Data Warehouse > Integrations
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is another common integration method
|Connectors||A Solver product allowing you to connect supported source systems to the Solver.||Getting Started Guides found here.|
|Budget Template||A Report that can save data back to the Solver database. Also referred to as Input Templates or Planning Templates.|
|Modules||Transactional information stored in the DW or ERP and available in Report Designer for reporting.|
A specific set of transactional information.
A property of the transactional data that will never change. Created in the DW and available for Reporting.
|Design Mode||Within RD, being on the Design Tab. Modifications can be made to the template while in this mode.|
|Run Mode||Within RD, being on the Run tab. The report can be run from this mode.|
|Execution Time||The amount of time it takes to run a report while the Cancel button is still active.|
|Rendering Time||The time from after the Cancel button becomes inactive to when the report completes.|
Report Execution Time
|The total time it takes to run a report, Execution + Rendering Time.|