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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services by Jeremy Kashel, Tim Kent, Martyn Bullerwell

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Members

The Explorer function in Master Data Manager is the place where we can perform the following functions on the members within an entity:

  • Add members
  • Edit members
  • Delete members
  • Annotate members
  • View member transactions

Before we start on any of these activities, we need to define what types of members we can have. There are two types of members within Master Data Services, namely:

  • Leaf members
  • Consolidated members

Leaf members are entity members that cannot have any children, and therefore, typically exist at the bottom of a hierarchy of members. In contrast, consolidated members are entity members that are explicitly created for grouping other members.

The Master Data Manager Explorer

We took a quick look at the Explorer function of Master Data ...

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