SSAS - multidimensional | Writing MDX Queries exercise | Simple MDX query rows and cols

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Software ==> SSAS - multidimensional  (21 exercises)
Version ==> SSAS 2008 R2 and later
Topic ==> Writing MDX Queries  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> SSAS training
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In SQL Server Management Studio, create a new query which extracts the following information from the SalesValueCube cube:

SSAS Analysis Services exercise - Writing MDX Queries (image 1)

Some animals are targeted only at certain genders - hence all the nulls

The columns come from the Target Gender Id level of the MarketSegment hiearchy of the Product dimension; the rows come from the Animal Id level of the Classification hierarchy of the Product dimension!

Apply a WHERE clause to restrict the query to the tuple of 2009 data:

SSAS Analysis Services exercise - Writing MDX Queries (image 2)

The WHERE clause loses about half of our data

Save your query as Simple query, then close it down.

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