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Certified Project Designer Cpd

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Direct: A parent > child relationship - Indirect: 2 or more attributes are related only through a fact or set of facts






2. 3 Ways: - Metric Value: Qualifies on a Metric value - Rank: Qualifies on a numeric rank of Metric values - Percent: Qualifies on the % of a Metric value being ranked






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






4. Attribute Creation Wizard - Attribute Editor






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






6. 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






7. Metrics you create within a report using only those objects in the report.






8. Subtotals reflect accumulations at selected attribute levels






9. All Attributes must have an _______.






10. The System Hierarchy is automatically updated whenever you make a change to an __________________.






11. Attributes must be homogeneous - Attributes can only have simple form expressions - No more than 2 attribute forms (usually an ID and primary description)






12. Data is read-only - Data is aligned by business subject - Data formatting is uniform - Data is long-term data (2-5+ years)






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






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






15. They store the column data type - and must be changed when creating a derived fact expression with conflicting data types






16. Metrics that perform multiple aggregations; one calculation inside of another.






17. The Attribute Form maps to different column names in multiple tables






18. Used to: - Create the Project - Select Project tables - Create basic Facts - Create basic Attributes and their relationships






19. It creates the System Hierarchy - when you define Attributes and their corresponding relationships






20. Template - Filter - View of a Report






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






22. Compound - Homogeneous - Heterogeneous






23. Top menu > View > Page-by - Drag-&-Drop categories onto the Page-by field window - Right-click a category and "move" to Page-by field






24. Used to limit a possibly overwhelming set of potential prompt answers






25. Attributes - Metrics - Hierachies - Consolidations - Custom Groups - Object Prompts






26. You can e-mail reports by going to _____






27. Prompts to select filtering criteria from hierarchies - attributes - attribute element lists - and metrics.






28. Specifies a condition data must meet in order to be included in a report






29. Simple: Single column unique identifier - Compound: 2 or more columns per unique identifier






30. Define browsing attributes - Set entry-points - Set element display - Define attribute filters - Configure for drilling - Define the sort order for browsing - Define the sort order for drilling






31. Up: To see data at a higher-level attribute of the same hierarchy - Down: To see data at a lower-level attribute of the same hierarchy - Other Directions: To see data at any level of any hierarchy






32. SUM - AVG - Standard Deviation - Moving Average - Correlation - U-tiling






33. Create the Project Source - Create the Database Instance






34. Used for - Initially populating the Metadata - Creating schema objects






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






36. 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






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






38. Create attribute ID form - Create attribute description forms - Select lookup table(s) - Create attribute relationships






39. It contains links to specific folders in the Folder List






40. Less storage - Simple SQL - Complex ETL






41. Store info about attributes - including IDs and any descriptions. Used for easier browsing.






42. Create an empty Metadata database - Create the Metadata DSN connection - Create the Metadata shell






43. Provide convenient paths for browsing attribute data - as defined by the user. They don't follow the logical model. May not consist of directly related attributes.






44. Tables - Facts - Attributes - Hierarchies






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






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






47. Used to "fine-tune" your Project






48. An add-on product to the Intelligence Server to greatly enhance the type of analysis you can perform






49. Level of OLAP integration






50. Source Systems - ETL Processes - Data-Warehouse - Metadata - MSTR Applications