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1. More storage - Complex SQL - Simple ETL

2. Level of OLTP integration

3. User management - Security profiles - Server parameters - like report length - idle time and report prioritization

4. 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

5. 1 - Form definition 2 - Form general info 3 - Form category 4 - Form format

6. Graph Properties - accessible under Top Menu > Graph > Preferences from Graph View

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

8. 1 - Quick Sort: Only accessible from Grid view 2 - Advanced Sort: Available in Grid or Graph views

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

10. Reduced number of JOINS in the generated SQL

11. Used to create or edit complex attributes - facts - hierarchies - and logical tables

12. Subtotals reflect accumulations at selected attribute levels

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

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

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

16. Used to "fine-tune" your Project

17. 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

18. Compound - Homogeneous - Heterogeneous

19. 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.

20. Grid View - Graph View - Grid/Graph View - SQL View

21. 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

22. User requirements - Existing source data - Technical and performance considerations

23. The intersection between a data-warehouse - Metadata repository and a user community. It contains objects such as reports - filters - templates and metrics.

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

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

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

27. OLTP data storage measure

28. Less storage - Simple SQL - Complex ETL

29. 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

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

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

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

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

34. Primary keys

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

36. All report-level options overwrite ___________.

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

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

39. View Filters can only ___________.

40. If you need to ____________ based on a specific Attribute Form - that form should be its own attribute.

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

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

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

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

45. 1 - List info from the data source 2 - Identify facts 3 - Identify attributes 4 - Determine direct attribute relationships 5 - Organize hierarchies

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

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

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

49. Cube analysis - Derived elements - In-memory OLAP with use of report objects - View filters - Derived metrics

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