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BusinessObjects XI (Release 2): The Complete Reference by Cindi Howson

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CHAPTER 23
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Complex Queries
 
 
One of Web Intelligence’s greatest strengths is the ability to create complex queries and answer complex business questions, easily. The powerful semantic layer via the universe lets you create complex SQL statements, without your ever having to know or write SQL. I use the term “complex query” to refer to any query that
 
•  Generates SQL that is more than a straightforward SELECT and GROUP BY.
•  Leverages features that you may not necessarily use on a routine basis.
•  Potentially has an adverse effect on response time.
•  May lead you to incorrect results if you lack a clear understanding of the functionality ...

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