[Mondrian] Add hour level to Time dimension

Brian Vandenberg phantall at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 13:18:57 EDT 2009


  I've never used the specific 'type' for time dimensions.  I just make them
a normal dimension and handle the details myself.  It always seemed to work
rather well.

-Brian

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Nicholas Goodman <
ngoodman at bayontechnologies.com> wrote:

> +1.  I've always split out time of day as well.
>
> Really the only reason to use the special Mondrian time dimension
> configuration is to be able to do "YTD()" and other special time MDX
> functions.  I don't think there's any HTD() (hour to date) or other
> shortcuts that would benefit you.
>
> Is there some reason, other than your performance requirement, that you'd
> like it part of the same time dimension?
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 5:52 AM, Pedro Alves <pmgalves at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>>  Considering the performance , my solution is to separate the time
>>> dimension(which i think is not good, cause I cant drill down through
>>>
>>
>
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