SSAS - MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXERCISES▼
SSAS - multidimensional | Dimensions exercise | Create species dimension and tidy it up
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Make sure that you have a data source view available in your project which includes the tblProduct, tblAnimal and tblSpecies tables.
Create a new dimension to allow you to view products by:
- ProductId (this will be the primary key, and so the hierarchy will be created automatically for you)
You should get attributes looking like this:
The dimension designer should look like this
Your animal and species hierarchies should look like this when you deploy this dimension:
There are no names, and the ALL and UNKNOWN tags look messy
Tidy these up so that they look neater - here is a suggestion:
Amazing what a little TLC can do!
Close down all open windows, saving any changes.