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Performance Considerations for Securing Parent-Child Dimensions

Parent-child dimensions are a very useful feature of Analysis Services to model recursive hierarchies, such as an organizational hierarchy. Recently, I had to apply dimension data security to a parent-child dimension. The allowed set expression used the factless fact table approach (see my Protect UDM with Dimension Data Security article for more details), as follows (translated to the Adventure Works schema):


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