The final third
The last two posts on dimension building have focused on building dimensions either by hand or via the Metadata Builder. But what about deleting members?
You may not make mistakes but Yr. Obt. Svt. is, unfortunately, all too well familiar with, “Aw, bugger, I didn’t mean to add those 10,000 products/200 entities/14 departments/etc. I really didn’t mean to. Bugger. And now I need to get rid of some or all of them. Triple bugger.” Mayhaps you too have done so? Let’s hope so as how to do that is the point of this, the third and final (Hah! No, part four of three is now planned. Also, I can’t count.) part of this series on managing hierarchies.
Driving a manual
Stick shifts (or if you’re perverse and have an old car, a three on a tree, or if you’re really crazy, a Wilson preselector, or if you’re ultra cool, an epicyclic transmission which I finally learnt how to use) are a key component of driving enjoyment because of the control they provide. Wind out the engine way past a “reasonable” rpm just to hear the exhaust bark, hold it in gear round a corner …Read More