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Adding a KPI to an SQL Server Analysis Services Cube

Key Performance Indicators, which vary according to the application, are widely used as a measure of the performance of parts of an organisation.  Analysis Services makes this KPI data easily available to your cube. All you have to do is to follow Rob Sheldon's simple instructions.

In SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), you can add key performance indicators (KPIs) to your database cube in order to evaluate business performance, as reflected in the cube data. A KPI is associated with a measure group and is made up of a set of calculations. Typically, the calculations are a combination of calculated members and Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) statements.

A KPI consists of four main properties that are important to evaluating business performance:



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