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### Need 2 Measure Groups for One Fact table

All,

I have one fact table that contains all the measures.  The problem is that I want to have two measure groups that point to this one fact table.  Some measures would be in measure group A and some in measure group B but the underlying source still comes from the one fact table.  I haven't found a way to do this.

My solution currently is I have created another fact table that is an exact copy of the main one, that way I can create two measure groups.  The issue is performance, it takes 4 minutes to build and if I took one of those fact tables out it would be cut in half.

I would have thought there would be a way to create a measure group and drag what you want in there..but it seems that this isn't the case that you can only create measure groups based on how many fact tables you have.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Mindy

### Aggregations based on Dimensions dragged for Calculated measure from different fact table Using MDX

Hi,

I am a newbie to Mdx, i am working on education domain. I have a requirement to calculate student counts based on different fact views.

Especially for state,district and school levels we created three different fact views based on applying some conditions on original fact table.

Now i am using only one calculated measure named "Student Count" in my cube. My requirement is, when i drag my district dimension student count count based on district dimension should appear in my measure, if drag both districts and schools together then school facts student count should appear in my count, if i didn't drag any of the two dimensions then state level count defaultly aggregated.

For this, i thought write an mdx basing on dimension i am dragging, so i started with scope function for getting a different fact view based on different fact view,

Scope([Districts].[Districts],[Mesures].[Student Count])

this= ([Districts].[Districts],[Mesures].[District Student Count])

end scope;

like wise for school dimension and so on, but i am getting same value for both of the cases.

could any one help me out in getting solution for this. Is there anyother way other than creating new cubes for each level.

Thanks in advance. Any suggestions are appreciated.

Lakshman A N, S

### Why shouldn't I snowflake a date dimension to a table in my data source view that's not a fact?

This is quite difficult for me to communicate so please bear with me.

I have created my data source view in my solution. I have a central fact table surrounded by the dimensions. Several of the dimensions have dates which I converted to integers. Thinking that I would need separate date dimension tables so the date integers could find their dates I created a data dimension table "snowflaked" to the dimensions with dates.

An example is my dimPolicy table has dates of creation and ending.

I converted these to integers.

A table called dimPolicycalendar was made in the DSV and then linked. A dimension snowflaked to a dimension.

When I went to create a dimension for Policy it auto attached the dimPolicyCalendar. Then all my dates disappeared. And the generic values in the dimPolicyCalendar appeared.

How do I get my values back?

If I wasn't supposed to add a calendar table to the dimension how will I convert those integer values to the date values I want?

I am panicking a little because I can not find any helpful resources.

You are my last hope before we are pushed to an Oracle solution. Yuck!

BJ Gordon

### Checkboxes from data table

I have a data table that contains some values for Certifications.  This table can be updated in a different part of my application.  On the web page I am currently working on, I would like to have check boxes appear for every value in the data table.  I have been struggling with this trying to use a For Each loop and I cannot get it to work for anything.  Any suggestions?

I am using the following Razor syntax to obtain my data (I know this works because I can display it in a WebGrid):

@{

var db = Database.Open("MyConn");

### How to get data from table based on four table

Hi..

I need to know how to show top 30 records from four table

with fastest speed.. in ms sql server 2005..

hope You do the needfull

### Data Points: Deny Table Access to the Entity Framework Without Causing a Mutiny

Julie Lerman shows database administrators how to limit access to databases from the Entity Framework by allowing it to work only with views and stored procedures instead of tables-without impacting application code or alienating developers.

Julie Lerman

MSDN Magazine August 2010

### Data Points: Windows Azure Table Storage - Not Your Father's Database

Let go of your traditional relational database thinking if you want to understand how Windows Azure Table storage works, says Julie Lerman. Luckily for you, she's done the hard work to grasp the new concepts and help you get up to speed.

Julie Lerman

MSDN Magazine July 2010

### Under the Table: Visualizing Spatial Data

In this article, the author shows you three new arrivals on the SQL Server spatial visualization scene: the map control in SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services (SSRS), the ESRI MapIt product, and the MapPoint Add-In for SQL Server 2008.

Bob Beauchemin

MSDN Magazine November 2009

### Under the Table: How Data Access Code Affects Database Performance

In this article, the author delves into some commonly used ways of writing data access code and looks at the effect they can have on performance.

Bob Beauchemin

MSDN Magazine August 2009

### Under The Table: Spatial Data Support In SQL Server 2008

New spatial data support in SQL Server 2008 opens the door to mapping and querying geometric and geographic data, allowing you to build exciting new applications.

Bob Beauchemin

MSDN Magazine February 2009

### Data Points: Common Table Expressions

In T-SQL, views and derived tables serve similar purposes and have their advantages. But when working with SQL Server 2005,there's a third option--using Common Table Expressions (CTEs). John Papa explains.

John Papa

MSDN Magazine October 2007

### need your help regarding table and database.. without data lose

Hi..

I have a table like this in database

ItemNo ItemName Qty

001       A               50

002       A               20

003       B               50

004       C               60

005       D               40

006       E               90

upto it has some 3000 rows in table..

Now what my problem is i have one more field in mydevelopment PC let us consider another column Category

I need to update this column to my client pc without losing 3000 data from table which already exist...

How to do...?

### Entity Data Model and database view returning the same columns as there are in a table

When adding a stored procedure into the Entity Data Model I can select whether the procedure returns a scalar, a (new) complex type or one of the entity types I already defined.

How do I do something similar for a view?

I mean assuming I have a view like this

CREATE VIEW FilteredFoos as SELECT Foo.* FROM Foo join ... WHERE ...

(that is a view that implements some involved filtering, but returns all columns from one table) how do I add it to the project so that I can use the entity set, but get the Foo objects, not some new FilteredFoo objects.

var foos = myDB.FilteredFoos.Include("Bar").ToList();

foreach (Foo foo in foos) { ...

Thanks, Jenda

### How to create scrolling table for columns in a SharePoint Designer Data View

I have a fairly complex SharePoint Designer 2007 Data View they have added two more requirements.

1. Have the columns on the right side be able to scroll left to right as there is a large number of columns, while the first 3 columns on the left side stay locked in place.  This is only one list not two, and because of some other requirements I have it must remain to be just one list.

2. Then they also need to have scrolling up and down of the entire list with the headers locked in place.

The first requirement is more important than the second, but preferrably I need to do both.

I am new to XSL so not familar with the syntax. Is this something I can do on a custom Data View? Does anyone have any examples of how?

I have a drawing that show how it needs to look but I don't see an option here to upload a graphic.

So here is a link to my graphic example uploaded to my blog area: http://lindachapman.blogspot.com/  or just the image here: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_aB01ue__NvQ/TGL42MOvrGI/AAAAAAAAAA4/c3xP4uCy4BU/s1600/Scrolling.png

I failed to mention that 3/4 of the columns are HTML Calculated fields wh

### how to search the table name on th basis of data.

is there any way to search the table name containing a specific data  in a given database.

for example, if i have any data, say "Euro" in hand, and i know any of the table in database contain the given value, however i'm not sure which table. So if i can list out the table anyhow containing the data in hand.

### SELECT statement to return NULL by matching data from another table.

Hi,I am fairly new at SQL and I have been struggling for days now trying to find an answer to my problem and i have come to the point where i have run out of ideas and about to give up. I'm hoping someone can put me in the correct path. The problem I have 3 table Table 1 Department" has the following columns: REF, NAME Table 2  "Department_Collection" has the following columns: REF, DEPARTMENT_REF, MANAGER_REF, STORE_REF, ACTIVE Table 3 Store" has the following columns: REF, NAME, STORE_ID  What i am trying to do is to take all the rows in the Department table and get a matching row (DEPARTMENT.NAME, DEPARTMENT_COLLECTION.REF) from the Department_Collection table, if it does not match any then still display DEPARTMENT.NAME but mark DEPARTMENT_COLLECTION.REF as null. I have tried the following select statement but it seem to remove all null values when supplied with a 'storename' SELECT DEPARTMENT.NAME, DEPARTMENT_COLLECTION.REF FROM DEPARTMENT_COLLECTION right outer join DEPARTMENT on DEPARTMENT_COLLECTION.DEPARTMENT_REF = DEPARTMENT.REF left outer join STORE on DEPARTMENT_COLLECTION.STORE_REF = STORE.REF where STORE.NAME = 'storename' order by DEPARTMENT.NAME   Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

### reading xml data and insert into database table

hi friends, .very urgent for me so only i send following script i create for read xml data and to import to table. i got result for reading xml and rows are added to table but the values are showing null pls clarify this problem. thanks alter procedure pizza_sales ( @xml xml ) as begin INSERT INTO pizza_xml (LOC_CODE, CUST_CODE, PRODUCT_ID, INV_TYPE, INV_NO, INV_DT, INV_QTY_IN_INV_UOM, INV_RATE_IN_BS_CURR, INV_VU_IN_INV_CURR, -- TOTAL_DISC_IN_BS_CURR, NET_INV_VU_IN_INV_CURR, NET_INV_VU_IN_BS_CURR, TOTAL_TXES_IN_BS_CURR ) select table1.column1.value('@LOC_CODE','nvarchar(75)'), table1.column1.value('@CUST_CODE','nvarchar(75)'), table1.column1.value('@PROD_CODE','nvarchar(75)'), table1.column1.value('@INV_TYPE','nvarchar(50)'), table1.column1.value('@INV_NO','nvarchar(100)'), table1.column1.value('@INV_DT','datetime'), table1.column1.value('@INV_QTY_IN_INV_UOM','numeric(28,8)'), table1.column1.value('@INV_RATE_IN_BS_CURR','numeric(28,8)'), table1.column1.value('@INV_VU_IN_INV_CURR','numeric(28,8)'), --table1.column1.value('@TOTAL_DISC_IN_BS_CURR','numeric(28,8)'), table1.column1.value('@NET_INV_VU_IN_INV_CURR','numeric(28,8)'), table1.column1.value('@NET_INV_VU_IN_BS_CURR','numeric(28,8)'), table1.column1.value('@TOTAL_TXES_IN_BS_CURR','numeric(28,8)') from @xml.nodes('pizza/pizzaxml')as table1(column1) end declare @id
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