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Conformed Dimension in SSAS with Example

A conformed dimension is one that has the same meaning for all facts. This post informs us about uniform reporting across various facts and/or data marts.

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Conformed Dimension


  • This is designed to implement the “Write Back” option
  • Here the data are written back to the data sources.
  • Scenario dimension performs many operations, one among the operation is “WRITEBACK”

1.  Create a table in data source (Eg:- PARTY)
2.  Add the table in data source view
3.  Dimensions → new dimension →
use an existing table
Data source view: TexttilesL_DB
Main table: PARTY
Attribute Type → other → scenarios

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Dimension structure

Attributes → PARTY –SC → RC → Properties → Write enabled: true

Dimension structure

Add row data like below party id party name party loc 4 madhu  hyd
Once you change your mouse location to another row. The row saves in the party table

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