Category Archives: Universe Design

Migrating BusinessObjects Query as a Web Service

BusinessObjects Query as a Web Service started a few years ago as a lab project. It quickly gained traction and with the release of XI 3.x was integrated into the main product tree. This feature offers BusinessObjects metadata (universe) and … Continue reading

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Why Data Modeling Fall Sideways?

One of the most surprising aspects I have come to expect during the years of data integration and warehousing consulting is how little data modeling is actually being practiced in this field. While it is hard to find a database … Continue reading

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Handle semi aggregate measures in universes

While relatively simple data marts can be designed as true simple stars, more often than we like, our reporting data models contains snowflakes. Whatever you want to call these entities, they┬árepresent one basic problem for your reporting tools: Cartesian products. … Continue reading

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