Creating the Cube with the Cube Wizard
The Cube Wizard will
first guide us through the selection of our fact table, which houses the
measures upon which we seek to report. We will create a basic cube shell by
taking the following actions:
Right-click the new Cubes
folder under the MyCube2 database we created above.
Select New Cube from the
initial shortcut menu.
Click Wizard, as shown
in the illustration below.
Illustration 11: Initializing the Cube Wizard
The Cube Wizard
springs to life, and we see the Welcome dialog appear, as depicted in Illustration
Illustration 12: The Cube Wizard Welcome Dialog
list of tables available in the MyFoodMart2 Data Source appears.
from the Data Sources and Tables pane on the left.
Details pane on the right is populated with the columns of the sales_fact_1997
table, as shown below:
Illustration 13: The Details of the sales_fact_1997 Table are Displayed
Add the following measures,
by double-clicking each, in the following order:
The selected measures
fields move to the Details pane as shown below:
Illustration 14: The Details Pane Displays the Column Selection
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