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Certified Project Designer Cpd

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1. Enables "indented" grouping of related attributes. Useful for displaying a report at different levels quickly.






2. Enables you to format report values based on a condition - such as highlights - font colors - etc.






3. Enables you to rearrange the columns and rows in a report.






4. Enables you to lock column headers so that they always appear when scrolling






5. Contains info that facilitates the transfer of data from the source systems to the data-warehouse






6. Less storage - Simple SQL - Complex ETL






7. The report will retreive data for all Objects under the report definition (regardless of whether or not they exist on the template)






8. Attribute Qualification: A condition an attribute element must meet - Set Qualification: To restrict report results based on a Metric - Shortcut to a Report: A resultset of an existing report - Shortcut to a Filter: To use 1 or more existing filters






9. Fact Creation Wizard: Used to create simple - homogeneous facts - Fact Editor: Used to create derived - heterogeneous facts






10. Facts are _____ in the data-warehouse. In MSTR - you created fact schema objects which reference those facts stored in the warehouse






11. Combining 1 or more metric objects with 1 or more mathematical operations or constants. May include simple - nested or other compound metrics.






12. Architect Graphical Interface _____________ - Does not support transformations or other advanced architect techniques - Does not auto-save






13. Allow you to interact with the BI system - logically organize data to analyze complex relationships






14. Direct: 2-tier - Server: 3-tier






15. A user interface for creating and maintaining a BI environment






16. Facts associated to the same column name in 1 or more tables






17. OnLine Transaction Processing - Organized by workflow per application - uses real-time - write and update - evenly distributed transactional data






18. Metrics aggregate on the lowest-level attribute __________.






19. History folder: To retrieve scheduled reports - MyPersonal Objects: Objects you create - visible only to you - Public Objects: Objects that can be viewed by all - Schema Objects: Objects that represent the logical data model (facts - attributes and h






20. A feature that enables users to delivers reports to the history list - cache or mobile






21. Schema Objects - Application Objects - Configuration Objects






22. Primary keys






23. Based on facts or attributes - Place at least 1 aggregation inside of another - Include 1 or more level definitions - May include 1 or more conditions - May include 1 or more transformations






24. Specifies what info to retrieve from a data-warehouse - and how to display it






25. Right-click on the attribute - Double-click it - Click the drill icon from the Toolbar






26. Must have Subtotals enabled - or you won't see any data for higher-level attributes






27. View Filters can only ___________.






28. Made up of attributes - facts - metrics - etc. that make up the Metadata. All project info is stored in the Metadata.






29. One that uses 2 or more columns as its ID






30. Desktop (2 versions: Designer and Analyst) - Architect - Administrative Functions






31. Cannot be directly put onto a Report - must be aggregated in a Metric - which can be added to a Report






32. Design View - Grid View - Graph View - Grid/Graph VIew - SQL View






33. The Attribute Form Expression that maps to multiple columns from the same table. May also contain an operator (aggregation).






34. A method of organizing the appearance of report results in a Grid report based on a criteria






35. An environment in which the MSTR Desktop connects to the MSTR Intelligence Server (or iServer) - which connects to the Metadata database.






36. Creating multiple attributes quickly. Used during the initial project creation.






37. Simple: 1 fact to 1 column - Derived: 1 fact to an expression that combines multiple facts to create a derived expression






38. Normalized: No data redundancy - Moderately Denormalized: Some data redundancy with shared Table Keys - Completely Denormalized: Lots of data redundancy with shared Table Keys and description columns






39. View Filters are saved with the _____________.






40. An environment in which the MSTR Desktop connects directly to the Metadata database.






41. Include 1 or more aggregate functions - Based on 1 or more facts or attributes - Include a specified level at which they are calculated - May include conditions - May include transformations






42. OLAP data storage measure






43. You must select "Other directions" when drilling attributes while viewing a report






44. Design the logical data model - Design the data-warehouse schema - Create the project in Architect - Manage the project schema






45. Used to modify a Report






46. Descriptive data that provides context for Facts.






47. OLAP Services does not add any ______ to the report query.






48. May include 1 or more functions as operators - Based on the attributes and metrics in the Report Objects window - May be Simple or Compound






49. User reporting requirements - Query performance - Data volume - DB Maintenance






50. 1 - Quick Sort: Only accessible from Grid view 2 - Advanced Sort: Available in Grid or Graph views