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SSAS - MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXERCISES
Exercise: Cube showing filtered sales by region and species
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Create a new project, and within this a data source view to include the following tables:
- tblStore (you'll need to create a relationship from this to the tblCentre table)
- msrTransaction (you'll need to link this to the tblStore and tblProduct tables)
Create a named calculation called Sales within the transactions fact table, to equal price times quantity (and curse those lazy database administrators for not including it for you).
Create the following dimensions:
- One called Products based on the tblProduct table, to include the SpeciesId attribute
- One called Stores based on the tblStore table, to include the StoreId attribute
Create a cube showing sales by species and region, but excluding amphibians (no one likes them anyway):
We've used the subcube pane to apply a filter, specifying that the species is not Amphibian
If yoiu're using Analysis Services 2012 or later, you'll need to analyse your cube in Excel to see a pivot-table-style view of it similar to the one shown above.
Save and close all open windows.