Processing the Cube
Let's process our new
cube, and then take a look at the results via the Preview pane on the Data
Select Tools from the main
Click Process Cube, as shown
Illustration 21: Select
Tools à Process Cube
NOTE: We might have alternatively chosen the Process Cube
button depicted in Illustration 22. Another means is right-clicking the cube,
and selected Process Cube from the context menu.
Illustration 22: Process
The Save the Cube dialog appears as shown below.
Illustration 23: The
Save the Cube Dialog
The Cube: New Name dialog
Name the cube Fin_Rptg, as
shown in Illustration 24.
Illustration 24: The
Cube: New Name Dialog
A message box (shown
below) appears warning that the cube has no aggregates designed, and asking if
we want to design aggregations prior to processing the cube.
Illustration 25: Warning
Message Box: No Aggregates Designed
The Process a Cube
dialog appears, as shown in Illustration 26. The Full Process option is
selected by default, as this is the first time the cube has been proposed for
Illustration 26: The
Process a Cube Dialog