SSAS - MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXERCISES▼
SSAS - multidimensional | Dimensions exercise | Create a discretised dimension by quadrant target
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Make sure that you have a data source view which includes the tblQuadrantTarget table:
We've also added a calculated column to this table, as below
Add the named calculation LowerBucket shown above to this table:
A formula like this should divide the target into two bands
Create a dimension based on this table, and set it up so that you can browse either by:
- the LowerBucket hierarchy you've just created; or
- a hierarchy one set up by SSAS automatically on the LowerTarget column, using a DiscretizationBucketCount of 2
The two hierarchies should compare as follows:
The automatically set up hierarchy looks surprisingly sensible
Save and close all of your windows.