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Readers: Hannah Cooley, from Lamps.com, sent me this infographic. Hannah noted, October. Leaves changing color, pumpkin spiced everything, and National Energy Awareness Month! Lamps.com is celebrating this important month by highlighting another October staple – Football! Many NFL teams have taken great strides to “go green” and make their stadiums as energy-efficient as possible. From […]
Question Which of the following about placing hierarchies in the report template is true? A. You can only place one hierarchy in the report template. B. The report level is always resolved to the lowest level attribute in the hierarchy. C. You can use user hierarchies as well as the System Hierarchy on the template. […]
Readers: On the Saturday before Memorial Day last year, Ray Stanjevich decided to attend an auction of an unusual collectible: an 8,000-pound section of the Berlin Wall. He did not plan to bid on the concrete slab at the sale outside Atlanta last year. Where would he put it? What would he do with it? […]
Attribute Roles The support of attribute roles is among the most requested features in the schema/modeling area. It is the result of a common modeling practice where two or more attributes are defined using the same lookup table and column. When these attributes are placed on the same report, the result may return no data. […]
Ticketcity has created an infographic comparing the attendance, ticket prices, number of artists present, and locations for Coachella, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and South By Southwest – which one are you attending? Source: Laura Baker-Finch, [INFOGRAPHIC] The Big 5 US Festivals, Cultvora.com, March 29, 2013, http://cultivora.com/coverage/view/infographic-the-big-5-us-festivals-coachella-bonnaroo-austin-city-limits-acl-lollapalooza-sxsw.
A Star Schema is a design that contains only one lookup table for each hierarchy in the data model instead of having separate lookup tables for each attribute. With only a single lookup table for each hierarchy, the IDs and descriptions of all attributes in the hierarchy are stored in the same table. This type […]
Readers: In my last blog post, I blogged about the new MicroStrategy Community. Jaime Perez, VP of Worldwide Customer Services, and his crew have come up with a better way for us to engage with MicroStrategy as well as his team. Speaking of Jaime, last June, he posted this great tip on the MicroStrategy Knowledgebase […]