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Expert Cube Development with SSAS Multidimensional Models by Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari, Chris Webb

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The Add Business Intelligence wizard

The Add Business Intelligence wizard can be used to implement currency conversion in a cube; you can find it under the Cube menu by clicking on the menu option Add Business Intelligence and then, on the second step of the resulting wizard, selecting the Define Currency Conversion option. This wizard leverages Analysis Services features that are available in both Standard and Enterprise editions, such as MDX Script calculations. We can achieve the same result without using the wizard, or we can modify the objects and code produced by the wizard so they do what we want.

Concepts and prerequisites

Before using the wizard, we have to model our cube so that we have:

  • A Currency dimension:
    • The Type property of the dimension ...

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