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SSAS - multidimensional | Parent-child Hierarchies exercise | Parent-child hiearchy to show Amy Winehouse sales
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The aim of this exercise is to be able to filter a cube to show total sales for all of the store managers reporting to Amy Winehouse, the manager for the London region:
The filter you should see for your cube
The start of your cube should look like this:
The store managers should appear in alphabetical order
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.
To achieve this:
- Include the dimStaff, dimStore and msrTransaction views in a data source view
- Create the relationships you need (including a self-join for the dimStaff table)
- Create and customise dimensions for stores and staff
- Create the cube as shown above, using the Quantity column as the measure
When you've finished (!), save and close all open windows.