Creating the Cube - Expense Focus
The Cube Editor will
first guide us through the selection of our fact table, which houses the
measures upon which we seek to report. We will create our basic financial
reporting cube shell by taking the following actions:
Right-click the new Cubes
folder under the FinRep_DB database we created above.
Select New Cube from the
initial shortcut menu.
Click Editor, as shown in the
11: Initializing the Cube Editor
The Cube Editor
appears, beginning with the Choose a Fact Table dialog, providing us
with an opportunity to select a fact table for our cube, as depicted in Illustration
12: The Choose a Fact Table Dialog
Select the expense_fact table.