6 Setting Dimension and Member Properties

When you tag a dimension as a specific type, such as accounts, time, or attribute, the dimension can access built-in functionality designed for that type. You can set member properties to specify member consolidation, how data values are stored, member aliases, and UDAs. You can also create member formulas.

Some information in this chapter applies only to block storage databases and is not relevant to aggregate storage databases. Also see Comparison of Aggregate and Block Storage.