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

2. Folder List - Object Viewer - Shortcut Bar

3. The Attribute Form maps to the same column name in multiple tables

4. View Filters are saved with the _____________.

5. The default entry-points.

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

7. Template - Filter - View of a Report

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

9. 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

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

11. Enables users to gather business insight through data analysis. It is a request for specific - formatted data from a data-warehouse.

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

13. A new tool for project design tasks - used for fine-tuning a project after initial creation

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

15. Direct: A parent > child relationship - Indirect: 2 or more attributes are related only through a fact or set of facts

16. Formula - Level (Dimensionality) - Conditionality - Transformation

17. Display: On a report or in Data Explorer - Sorting: Sort report data using attribute forms - Qualifications: To filter on the elements of any attribute form

18. Prompts to select a single value on which to qualify a date - number or text string.

19. Store info on relationships between 2 or more tables (attributes) - like an Index table.

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

21. A simplified version of Desktop - providing interactive "slice-&-dice" capabilities

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

23. Schema Objects - Application Objects - Configuration Objects

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

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

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

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

28. OnLine Analytical Processing - Organized by dimension and business subject - uses batch loaded - reporting - read-only - spiked usage (based on time of data-warehouse loading)

29. Primary keys

30. Seach for - Object name - Object ID - Object location - Object date range - Object type - Object owner

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

32. All report-level options overwrite ___________.

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

34. Less storage - Simple SQL - Complex ETL

35. Data is read/write - Data is assigned by application - Data formatting may not be uniform - Data may be limited to recent/current data

36. A full-featured version that enables Report Developers to design complex and sophisticated reports and documents

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

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

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

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

41. Used to "fine-tune" your Project

42. Must have a one-to-one relationship with all other forms.

43. You can _____________ in the Architect Graphical Interface.

44. Enables you to further narrow down a report view - using only those objects in the report without altering the SQL of the report query. They are executed after-the-fact.

45. OLAP data storage measure

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

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

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

49. Define the analytical calculations to perform on the data-warehouse. Made up of Facts.

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