SSAS - multidimensional | Basic Cubes exercise | Create simplest cube by reigon and year

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Software ==> SSAS - multidimensional  (21 exercises)
Version ==> SSAS 2008 R2 and later
Topic ==> Basic Cubes  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> SSAS training
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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:

SSAS Analysis Services exercise - Basic Cubes (image 1)

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:

SSAS Analysis Services exercise - Basic Cubes (image 2)

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.

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