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SSAS - MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXERCISES
SSAS - multidimensional | Basic Cubes exercise | Create simplest cube by reigon and year
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Create a new project (it's probably easiest, so this doesn't interfere with previous work that you've done).
Create a new data source view to contain 3 tables:
You'll need to create a logical primary key for the year table, and a relationship between it and the tblRegionTarget table
Create two new dimensions:
- One called Regions based on the tblRegion table
- One called Years based on the tblYear table
Create a simple cube showing total sales targets for each region and year:
Cubes don't get simpler than this!
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 of your windows.