Video Summary: Mike van der Velden, Product Manager at Simba Technologies, provides a step-by-step guide for configuring Microsoft Excel to connect with Oracle Database OLAP Option. Mike walks through the one-time set-up of Oracle’s Transparent Networking Substrate (TNS), followed by the Data Source Name (DSN) and Office Data Connection (.odc). Once configured, Microsoft Excel connects easily to Oracle Database OLAP Option for ad hoc data query, data analysis and BI reporting.