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Creating Data Cube Data Sets

Use Data Cube data sets to collect the information you use to build charts, tables, and dynamic inputs.

You can also create a Data Cube data set directly from a data source by using the Analytics application on Web Console. For information about creating a report from a Data Cube data source, see Adding Reports for a Data Source.

Before You Begin

  • Create a data set using Data Cube in the Analytics application on Web Console. For information and instructions, see Getting Started with Data Cube.
  • To create an embedded data set, your CommCell user account requires a role with the following permissions and associations:
    • Add Report permission and an association with the CommCell entity
    • Query Datasource permission and an association with the Data Source entity that you will use

For more information on users, permissions, and associations, see User Administration and Security - Overview.

Procedure

  1. On Web Console, click Reports.

    The Reports page appears.

  2. Create a new report, or open an existing report:
    • To create a new report, from the navigation pane, click Configuration > Reports, and then click New Report.
    • To open an existing report and add a new data set to it, from the navigation pane, click Configuration > Reports, and then in the report row, under Actions, click Edit.
  3. For a new report, on the Report Builder page, in the Report Name box, type a name for the report, and in the Description box, type a short description of the report.
  4. On the Data Sets tab, click Add .

    The Add Data Set dialog box appears.

  5. On the Query tab, in the upper right, select Data Cube.
  6. In the Source Type list, select the type of data source you want to use.
  7. In the Data Sets list, select the name of a data set.

    The name of the data set from Data Cube appears in the Data Set Name box.

  8. In the Handlers list, select the name of a handler.

  9. Click Preview to review the output.
  10. Click Done.

    The data set you created appears under Data Sets.

What to Do Next

Last modified: 12/11/2018 9:48:25 PM