WISE OWL EXERCISES
SSAS - MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXERCISES
SSAS - multidimensional | Data Source Views exercise | Data Source View of Geography
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Create a new project called GeographyOnly, and within this create a data source linking to the MAM database.
Create a data source view, and create a new diagram within this called Geography.
Add tables and configure them to create the following diagram:
You'll need to use diagonal layout, and give your tables friendly names
You'll need to create a relationship between the store and shopping centre tables, and give most of the tables new friendly names.
Create a named calculation called [Metres per unit] within the tblCentre table. You can use:
A suggested way to calculate the metres per unit
Explore the shopping centre table and sort it by your new Metres per unit column to show that Holmbush Farm has the largest average unit size:
Click at the top of a column to sort by it
Close down all open windows!