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    Apr 2005

    Unanswered: Analysis Services design

    Hi All,

    It's been a while since I 've been here so I apologize if this is in the wrong section.

    This is a general design question about a relational structure to support a cube. I've simplified it.

    Let's say I got a relatively large fact table that can be "filtered" by a variety of "flags" (bit columns) (among other dimensions like dates and Ids). ie: IsInvoiced_Ind, IsOrdered_Ind, etc. There are millions of rows.

    What is the best-practice design for the corresponding dimension table?
    Is a view on the fact table including the primary key and only all bit indicators appropriate (it seems to take forever to process), or should there be a seperate dimension table or view for each indicator?

    I'm kind-of stuck. I can't get this large amount of data to process, and the time is related to this particular large fact table. I'm associating each combination of PK and indicator in the DSV.

    Last edited by Klang23; 02-04-06 at 10:42.

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