Public objects

Public objects are also known as application objects, and are based on the schema objects. The following diagram shows all the public objects available in MicroStrategy:

Public objects

In the following section, we will discuss these public objects in detail.


Metrics are public objects that are built from attributes, facts, or other metrics that allow data aggregation. A metric definition contains a formula that determines the calculation to be performed on the data. At a high level, metrics can be categorized as:

  • Simple metrics
  • Advanced metrics

Types of metric

  • Simple metrics include:
    • Basic metrics: Simple aggregations of fact, for example SUM ...

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