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OMBRETRIEVE TIME_DIMENSION

Purpose

This command retrieve metadata from the time dimension.

Prerequisites

Should be in Oracle Module context.

Syntax

retrieveTimeDimensionCommand =  OMBRETRIEVE TIME_DIMENSION 
          "TimeDimensionName" ( GET ( PROPERTIES "propertyKeyList" | FISCAL 
          PROPERTIES "propertyKeyList" | DIMENSION_ATTRIBUTES | LEVELS | 
          HIERARCHIES | DIMENSION_ROLES | YEARS | START_YEAR | 
          IMPLEMENTATION_STRATEGY | MAPPING | IMPLEMENTED_OBJECTS ) | 
          "dimensionAttributeDetailClause" | "levelDetailClause" | 
          "hierarchyDetailClause" | "roleDetailClause" )
     TimeDimensionName =  "QUOTED_STRING"
     propertyKeyList =  "(" "propertyKey" { "," "propertyKey" } ")"
     dimensionAttributeDetailClause =  "dimensionAttributeLocator" GET 
          PROPERTIES "propertyKeyList"
     levelDetailClause =  "levelLocator" ( GET ( PROPERTIES "propertyKeyList" | 
          LEVEL_ATTRIBUTES | IMPLEMENTED_OBJECT ) | "levelAttributeDetailClause"
           )
     hierarchyDetailClause =  "hierarchyLocator" GET ( PROPERTIES 
          "propertyKeyList" | ( REF | REFERENCE ) LEVELS )
     roleDetailClause =  "roleLocator" ( GET ( PROPERTIES "propertyKeyList" ) )
     propertyKey =  "UNQUOTED_STRING"
     dimensionAttributeLocator =  DIMENSION_ATTRIBUTE "dimensionAttributeName"
     levelLocator =  LEVEL "levelName"
     levelAttributeDetailClause =  "levelAttributeLocator" GET ( PROPERTIES 
          "propertyKeyList" | IMPLEMENTED COLUMN )
     hierarchyLocator =  HIERARCHY "hierarchyName"
     roleLocator =  ROLE "roleName"
     dimensionAttributeName =  "QUOTED_STRING"
     levelName =  "QUOTED_STRING"
     levelAttributeLocator =  LEVEL_ATTRIBUTE "levelAttributeName"
     hierarchyName =  "QUOTED_STRING"
     roleName =  "QUOTED_STRING"
     levelAttributeName =  "QUOTED_STRING"

Parameters

retrieveTimeDimensionCommand

This clause retrieves informtion about TIME_DIMENSION, PROPERTIES, FISCAL, DIMENSION_ATTRIBUTES, LEVELS, HIERARCHIES, DIMENSION_ROLES, YEARS, START_YEAR, IMPLEMENTATION_STRATEGY, MAPPING, IMPLEMENTED_OBJECTS.

TimeDimensionName

The name of the time dimension.

propertyKeyList

A list of time dimension properties.

dimensionAttributeDetailClause

This clause gets property details of dimension attribute.

levelDetailClause

This clause gets property details of a level.

hierarchyDetailClause

This clause gets property details of a hierarchy.

roleDetailClause

This clause gets property details of a role.

propertyKey

Property Key in a UNQUOTED_STRING.

propertyKey

Basic properties for TIME DIMENSION, TIME DIMENSION MAP, DIMENSION_ATTRIBUTE, LEVEL, LEVEL_ATTRIBUTE and HIERARCHY: 

Basic properties for TIME DIMENSION :
Name: BUSINESS_NAME
Type: STRING(200)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string
Business name of the Time Dimension 

Name: DESCRIPTION
Type: STRING(4000)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string
Description of the Time Dimension 

Name: STORAGE
Type: STRING
Valid Values: 'RELATIONAL', 'AW' 
Default: 'RELATIONAL' 
The storage of a dimension can be AW or relational 

Name: AW_NAME
Type: STRING(32)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string
Set the analytical workspace name where the dimension is implemented 

Name: AW_DIMENSION_NAME
Type: STRING(32)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string
Set the Analytical Workspace dimension physical object name 


Basic properties for TIME MAP :
Name: BUSINESS_NAME
Type: STRING(200)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string
Business name of the Time Dimension Map

Name: DESCRIPTION
Type: STRING(4000)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string
Description of the Time Dimension Map

Basic properties for DIMENSION_ATTRIBUTE:
Name: BUSINESS_NAME
Type: STRING(200)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string
Business name of the Dimension_Attribute 

Name: DESCRIPTION
Type: STRING(4000)
Valid Values: Any valid character string in supported character set.
Default: Empty string

dimensionAttributeLocator

Dimension Attribute Locator.

levelLocator

This clause gets the level.

levelAttributeDetailClause

This clause gets property details of a level attribute.

hierarchyLocator

This clause gets the hierarchy.

roleLocator

This clause finds a Time Dimension role.

dimensionAttributeName

Dimension Attribute Name in QUOTED_STRING.

levelName

The level name in QUOTED_STRING.

levelAttributeLocator

This clause gets the level Attribute.

hierarchyName

The name of a hierarchy.

roleName

A role name.

levelAttributeName

The level attribute name in QUOTED_STRING.

DIMENSION Object

Table 21-11 DIMENSION Object

Property Type Choices Min Max Default Description

DEPLOYABLE

BOOLEAN

true, false

none

none

true

Warehouse Builder generates a set of scripts to create an object only for those object marked as Deployable = true

DEPLOYMENT_OPTIONS

STRING

DEPLOY_ALL, DEPLOY_DATA_OBJECTS_ONLY, DEPLOY_TO_CATALOG_ONLY

none

none

DEPLOY_DATA_OBJECTS_ONLY

Warehouse Builder generates a set of scripts for Dimension, they are DDL Scripts for Relational Dimensional or Scripts for ROLAP or or Scripts for AW.

ENABLE_MV_REFRESH

BOOLEAN

true, false

none

none

false

Enable MV Refresh

GENERATION_COMMENTS

STRING

none

none

none

empty string

Enter additional comments for the generated code.

MVCONSTRAINTS

STRING

, ENFORCED, TRUSTED

none

none

TRUSTED

MV Constraints

NEXTDATE

STRING

none

none

none

empty string

Refresh Next Date

REFRESH

STRING

, COMPLETE, FAST, FORCE

none

none

FORCE

Refresh Mode

REFRESH_ON

STRING

, DEMAND, ONDATE

none

none

DEMAND

Refresh On

STARTWITH

STRING

none

none

none

empty string

Refresh Start Date

VIEW_NAME

STRING(30)

none

none

none

empty string

Name of the view that is generated to hide the control rows on the dimension implementation table of a star schema. If this field is left blank, the view name will default to '<Name of Dimension>_v'

VISIBLE

BOOLEAN

true, false

none

none

true

The Dimension is visible to OLAP end user if value is set = true.


HIERARCHY Object

Table 21-12 HIERARCHY Object

Property Type Choices Min Max Default Description

HIERLOADLEVEL

STRING

none

none

none

empty string