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SSAS - tabular | Perspectives exercise | Create simple perspectives to restrict what different users see
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If you haven't already done so, run the SQL script in the above folder in SQL Server Management Studio to generate a database (not for commercial use or copying) called MAM.
Again if you haven't already done so, create a new project called BaseModel, and import the following tables: tblAnimal, tblCentre, tblCentreType, tblPos, tblProduct, tblQuadrant, tblRegion, tblSpecies, tblStore, tblTown, tblTransaction. Delete any measures already created apart from one to give the total quantity sold.
Your model might well look something like this now:
The original model (what the world sees).
You know that the centre type managers are only interested in total sales by centre. Create a perspective called Self-centred whose users will see the following pivot table field list in Excel when they analyse your model:
|The pivot table field list||A pivot table it might produce|
Create another perspective called Zoo, which restricts users to seeing the following animal data:
|The pivot table field list||The start of a typical pivot table|
Save this workbook (optionally) as Keeping proper perspective, then close it and your model down.