Chapter 2. Proven Practice

This chapter covers ideas for best practices in creating your Framework Manager model.

The topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Using namespaces to divide the model into layers
  • Using folders within namespaces to provide logical grouping of data
  • Renaming columns within tables, and use of shortcuts to allow the report designer to know where the data originates from
  • Using Model Advisor to diagnose potential design problems

By the end of this chapter, you will have an understanding of the proven practices to use while designing a new data model in the Framework Manager.

Framework Manager is the modeling design tool used to model the metadata of your database to allow report authors to produce reports using the available reporting ...

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