Cascading Measure Values in a User Hierarchy in SSAS

Sunday, February 12, 2012

I had a new measure to add to my cube a new measure. My fact table up till now was with a monthly granularity. I assumed that I would have to define a scope in MDX for the intermediate period and the monthly period. I connected the fact to the year level in the Period dimension and got this message: If you select a non – key granularity attribute, the server will not be able to aggregate data properly unless you make sure that all other attributes are directly or indirectly related to it by specifying them as related attributes Now,...
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Recursive Sum in a Matrix in SSRS 2008

Friday, October 23, 2009

I read a few months back a post by Robert Bruckner saying that the InScope function isn't relevant anymore, when you’re creating a report with Tablix. I remembered that when I wrote about a recursive sum for a group in a matrix in SSRS my example was only about SSRS 2005, as my VPC with SSRS 2008 crashed… well I finally downloaded SSRS 2008 R2 and installed it. So what did I do (after checking out the new maps feature)? Well, I wanted to see how simple creating a recursive sum in a matrix had actually become. I created...

Creating Sum for a Group with Recursion in SSRS

Monday, December 1, 2008

Creating Sum for a Group with Recursion in SSRS  Sum with scope A colleague of mine from work was creating a report with Reporting Services 2005. He had a matrix report like the following:    Year Total Total Sales Per Year % of Sales from the Total Sale Per Status Status     1 Total 2   3He wanted to calculate the percent of total for that year from the total for that row. I remembered from looking at the Sum function in SSRS that it had 3 options – with scope and recursion. So I thought – I should try the scope. And indeed, scope enables you to define a sum...