Category: MicroStrategy

Bryan Brandow: Triggering Cubes & Extracts using Tableau or MicroStrategy

Bryan Brandow (photo, right), a Data Engineering Manager for a large social media company, is one of my favorite bloggers out their in regards to thought leadership and digging deep into the technical aspects of Tableau and MicroStrategy. Bryan just blogged about triggering cubes and extracts on his blog. Here is a brief synopsis. One of…

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Data Blending: Why are Some Metric Values Blank in Documents Using Multiple Datasets in MicroStrategy Analytics Enterprise 9.4.1 (Part 8)

Introduction Starting with MicroStrategy Analytics Enterprise 9.4.1, Report Services documents can contain grids with objects coming from more than one dataset. Multiple Datasets in a Single Grid/Graph/Widget Object in MicroStrategy Web 9.4 [2] Users now have the ability to add attributes and/or metrics from multiple datasets to a single grid, graph, or widget. For example,…

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How Data Blending Affects the Analytical Engine’s Behavior in MicroStrategy (Part 7)

With the release of MicroStrategy Analytics Enterprise 9.4.1, the Analytical Engine logic has been enhanced with respect to joining data from multiple datasets in a Report Services Document. One of the features that is available with this release is the ability to use objects (e.g., attributes, metrics) from multiple datasets in a single grid in…

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An Introduction to Data Blending – Part 6 (Data Blending using MicroStrategy)

Readers: In Part 5 of this series on data blending, we reviewed Tableau’s Data Blending Architecture. With Part 5, I have wrapped up the Tableau portion of this series. I am now going to post, over the next week or so, several parts discussing how we do data blending using MicroStrategy. Fortunately, MicroStrategy just publish…

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An Introduction to Data Blending – Part 5 (Tableau’s Data Blending Architecture)

Readers: In Part 4 of this series on data blending, we reviewed Tableau’s Data Blending Principles. We also reviewed an example of data blending in Jonathan Drummey’s Patient Falls Dashboard. [3] Today, in Part 5 of this series, we will peel the onion a bit more and look at Tableau’s Data Blending Architecture. Again, much…

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