Introduction to MSSQL Server Analysis Services: Presentation Nuances: CrossTab View - Same Dimension - Page 4

April 11, 2005

Process the Copy Cube

1.  Right-click the new Crosstab Reporting cube.

2.  Select Process... from the context menu that appears, as depicted in Illustration 6.

Illustration 6: Select Process... from the Context Menu

The Process a Cube dialog appears, as depicted in Illustration 7, with the processing method defaulted to Full Process (as this is the first time the cube has been processed).

Illustration 7: Full Process Selected in the Process a Cube Dialog

3.  Click OK to begin processing.

Processing begins. The Process viewer displays various logged events, then presents a green Processing completed successfully message, as shown in Illustration 8.

Illustration 8: Indication of Successful Processing Appears (Compact View)

4.  Click Close to dismiss the viewer.

We will next alter the structure of the Crosstab Reporting cube, as we take the necessary steps to provide support for the desired presentation of data that has been requested by our client.