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: Here is another great post in the MicroStrategy Community from Jaime Perez (photo, right) and his team. A lot of work when into the preparation of this post and it shows some great ways to use the “R” integration with MicroStrategy. Contributors from Jaime’s team include:   ssonobe   Lili   Joanne A   Ohingst […]

MicroStrategy Analytics Platform received top scores for the features technology professionals need to enable business user business intelligence (BI) self-service, as well as for the effectiveness of its advanced data visualization (ADV) functionality in the recently published Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Report for Q2, 2014. According to the report, “Forrester also scored MicroStrategy highly […]

Source: MicroStrategy University, Deploying MicroStrategy High Performance BI, V9.3.1, MicroStrategy, Inc. September, 2013. Computational Distance Any BI system consist of a series of processes and tools that take raw data at the very bottom-at the transaction level in a database-and by using various technologies transform that data into the finished answer that the user needs. […]

Readers: Today, I am adding the second post in my MicroStrategy Report Optimization series. This will be a multi-part series (I will leave it open-ended so I can continue to add to it). Today, we will look at the components that comprise performance. Best Regards, Michael Source: MicroStrategy University, Deploying MicroStrategy High Performance BI, V9.3.1, MicroStrategy, […]

Readers: I have received an e-mail from a reader that wanted me to discuss how to optimize MicroStrategy Reports. I think this is an excellent topic and will today start a new blog topic called MicroStrategy Report Optimization. This will be a multi-part series (I will leave it open-ended so I can continue to add to it). […]

The Issue Each report and document has a URL path that could be used to directly execute the object when pasted in the browser address bar. The URL path can be found in the properties section when a user right-clicks on the object. The expected view of that window is as follows: The view observed by some […]

In MicroStrategy Report Services Documents, document datasets and their original source reports  (such as a grid report being used as a dataset) are not completely connected to each other. Depending on the changes made on the source report, it can be reflected differently on the document. Basically, the change can be divided into two types. Type […]

Readers: Here is another blog re-post from my friend, Bryan Brandow’s MicroStrategy site. If you want to directly visit Bryan old site, the URL is http://www.bryanbrandow.com. Best Regards, Michael Bryan originally posted this on July 22, 2011. Removing Sections of a Report via URL API While working with the Web SDK to try to make a small […]

I had this error the other day. Fortunately, I had just been reading about working set governor settings the other night to prepare for the CPA and MCE exams. First, let’s discuss the issue. Issue/Problem In MicroStrategy Web, when I executed a report, I received the following error message (also, see screenshot below). (Results for this […]