Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Using the Designer
  3. Working with Sources
  4. Working with Flat Files
  5. Working with Targets
  6. Mappings
  7. Mapplets
  8. Mapping Parameters and Variables
  9. Working with User-Defined Functions
  10. Using the Debugger
  11. Viewing Data Lineage
  12. Comparing Objects
  13. Managing Business Components
  14. Creating Cubes and Dimensions
  15. Using the Mapping Wizards
  17. Datatype Reference
  18. Configure the Web Browser

Creating Cubes and Dimensions Overview

Creating Cubes and Dimensions Overview

The Target Designer provides an interface to enable you to create and edit cubes and dimensions. Multi-dimensional metadata refers to the logical organization of data used for analysis in online analytical processing (OLAP) applications. This logical organization is generally specialized for the most efficient data representation and access by end users of the OLAP application. The following sections provide an overview of the concepts relevant to the multi-dimensional features of PowerCenter.

Updated June 25, 2018