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SSAS adding a time dimension and using it

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


(Using SQL Server 2008 R2)

Im rather new to SQL Server and certainly to SSAS. AT the moment I am working on a project in which I need to implement SSAS on a SQL Server. The database originates from UniVerse and it does not have a time table I can use as a dimension.


I have found a script that will be able to set up the time dimension table, but:

-how do I add it to the database


-how do I make it available to be chosen as a dimension?





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Time Dimension


HI All,


I have seen that in on our cubes, the time dimension is setup as a regular type dimension instead of time. How would it affect the users? What's the process to change it back to time dimension? Please advise..


Thanks in advance.

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