Compact Cube

Compacts the outline file of an ASO cube. Compaction helps keep the outline file at an optimal size. Compacting the outline does not clear the data. For more information, see Scheduling Jobs.

Using this REST API requires prerequisites, such as understanding how to use jobs. See Prerequisites. Be sure that you understand how to use jobs as described in Managing Jobs.


Supported Media Types: application/json


The following table summarizes the client request parameters specific to this job. For additional parameters that are common to all jobs, see Execute a Job.

Table 5-20 Parameters

Name Description Required Default
jobType Compact Cube Yes None
jobName The job name to be used for this job execution. Example: CompactCube No Compact Outline
cubeName Name of the ASO cube Yes None

For a sample URL, see Sample URL and Payload in Execute a Job.

Sample Payload

Example: This request will compact the outline of Vis1ASO ASO cube.

    "jobType": "Compact Cube",
    "jobName": "CompactCube",
    "parameters": {
        "cubeName": "Vis1Aso"