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Microsoft® Office Project Server 2003 Unleashed by QuantumPM, LLC

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Extending the Cube

It is essential for any business to have some sort of insight into the health of its organization, including the health of its projects. Microsoft provides a tool capable of performing complex analysis of the data stored in a Project Server database. This analysis is supplied in a reporting service called the Portfolio Analyzer online analytical processing (OLAP) cube.

OLAP Cube Basics

The OLAP cube is a logical construct that brings together multiple dimensions of data and measures of that data that are organized to be displayed by the reporting service. This data is based on a fact table that resides in the project database itself.

Dimensions are used to summarize and display the data in the fact tables in a hierarchical ...

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