Calculated fields becomes an important instrument to visualize OLAP cube data as it is required by certain business task. Sometimes values are not stored in the format that would be best visible. (more…)
Flexmonster is about to release a brand new version of the Pivot Table & Charts component, version 1.5. One of the features we are proud of is ability to apply conditional formatting, right as most users used to do in Microsoft Excel.
Conditional formatting empowers ability to focus even more on the trends and information that has to bring attention. (more…)
Welcome back! In this post we continue comparing Flexmonster Pivot Table & Charts component to current best offerings on the market. (more…)
In the previous post we gave a brief look over the short list of OLAP data visualization tools and components over the market. Today we will compare the most popular offerings on the market as well as evaluate them versus critical aspects for each business decision maker.
These we consider as important aspects for business intelligence facts analysis. The list also serves as a legend for our comparison table. (more…)
Today we will talk about common troubles when you try to connect to OLAP cube with Pivot Table & Charts component. Feel free also to use our SQL Analysis Services Diagnostics Tool to verify the connectivity.
Please check back on the Catalog and Cube fields as one of them may be leading to the non-existing resource.
You have to verify your XMLA-enabled OLAP cube server is up and responds fine. The easiest way is to first verify the server is available by http, so you may open the direct URL up in the browser:
With the Flexmonster pivot table component you can connect to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (2005, 2008) or Pentaho Analysis Services (Mondrian) as well as any other business intelligence software that supports XMLA standard.
Follow these simple steps to get your Pivot connected to XMLA-based OLAP cube: (more…)