Named Query & Named Calculation in SSAS

Named Query

These queries are helpful to construct a table with a customized query. Here advantages are
a) Restriction of rows and columns
b) Multiple columns form multiple tables

  •  The name of the query result a cls like a tablenc
  •  This option available in the data source view

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Data source: DS_textfiles1 (primary)
Query : SELECT E.EID, E. E NAME, E. DLD,
D.DID, D.DNAME
FROM EMPE
INNER JOIN DEPT D ON D.DID=D.D
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OK
Now connect this resulted table to the cube

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Named Calculation

  • Like named queries, named calculations will also improve performance [be cause both run at source level]
  • It is recommended in real-time that if we are using a calculated value on permaneul calculations
  • Instead of doing calculations at cube level, if the calculations are at the source level, the always better performance the query gives.

Ex:- Creating Actual cost increment field, by increasing 12% of the actual cost
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