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Certified Project Designer Cpd

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Create an empty Metadata database - Create the Metadata DSN connection - Create the Metadata shell






2. Level of OLTP integration






3. Schema Objects - Application Objects - Configuration Objects






4. Folder List - Object Viewer - Shortcut Bar






5. Simple - Compound - Nested - Derived






6. Subtotals reflect accumulations at selected attribute levels






7. View Filters are saved with the _____________.






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






9. Enables you to search for a specific Object or group of Objects that meet a certain criteria.






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






11. Simple - Derived






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






13. Reduced number of JOINS in the generated SQL






14. 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






15. Simple - Nested - Compound - Numeric Constants - Simple metrics with levels - conditions or transformations as part of their definition






16. A subset of a report that users can manipulate without altering the SQL






17. 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






18. It contains the ID and DESC columns of all higher-level attributes






19. 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






20. Needed to create other application objects - like reports or documents - such as templates - filters - metrics - etc.






21. A shortcut to an existing Object in a Project






22. Groupings of directly related attributes. Also commonly known as "dimensions".






23. The Attribute Form Expression that maps to a single column - no matter the number of tables






24. A diagram that shows the information you want to analyze in a project and how that information is related. It depicts the flow of data in an organization. It is not based on the physical structure of the data-warehouse. Used by the MSTR Engine to gen






25. You can save your auto-style from the Top Menu > Grid > Save AutoStyle As...






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






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






28. The logical associations between attributes that exist based on a business rule






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






30. To define the level of aggregation for a specific metric - Used for qualifications






31. OLAP retains data ________






32. Less storage - Simple SQL - Complex ETL






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






34. A detailed - graphical representation of the physical structure of a database. Usually based on a logical data model.






35. The actual column name for a fact. Every fact must have at least 1 expression.






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






37. 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






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






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






40. OLTP data storage measure






41. Enables you to select which tables from the data-warehouse to store in the Metadata database






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






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






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






45. All report-level options overwrite ___________.






46. All Attributes must have an _______.






47. The default entry-points.






48. A Project Source can house ________ . A single Metadata can be used by multiple Projects.






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






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