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SSAS - MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXERCISES
SSAS - multidimensional | Hierarchies and Relationships exercise | Create animal classifcation hierarchy
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The aim of this exercise is to create a dimension showing the classification of animals:
There is only one hierarchy visible
To do this, first make sure you have the dimProduct view visible in your current data source view.
Create a dimension called Products, and within this create a hierarchy called Classification to contain levels for the species, animal and product:
Here we've renamed the hierarchy
Set up your attribute relationships correctly, including using rigid relationships:
The dark lines show that the relationships are rigid
Make any other adjustments that you need to in order to get a perfect hierarchy when you browse the dimension!