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Duplicate key attributes with SCD2 dimension

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I have a dimension table populated according to the SCD2 type, and have the following data (example data)   Surrogate Key Business Key EmployeeName Location SCD_StartTime SCD_EndTime 1 100 John Smith Boston 2001-12-31 NULL 2 101 Jane Doe Boston 2001-12-31 2004-09-30 3 101 Jane Doe New York 2004-09-30 NULL   In other words, in September 2004, Jane Doe moved from Boston to New York. In my dimension, I have created the following hierarchy: Location -> Employee (business key) -> Surrogate Key What I would like to achieve is the following structure when I browse the dimension on this hierarchy: - Location ---- Boston ------- John Smith ------- Jane Doe ---- New York ------- Jane Doe Instead of this, I get the error that a duplicate attribute key has been found on the field "Employee". I understand the error because in the hierarchy, Jane Doe falls under Boston and New York, and SSAS is not able to put them under one of them. But since Jane has existed in both locations, I would like to have her appear under both locations. How can I accomplish this? Thanks! -

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