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MDSCHEMA_KPIS Rowset

Describes the key performance indicators (KPIs) within a database.

The MDSCHEMA_KPIS rowset contains the following columns.

Column name Type indicator Length Description

CATALOG_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

The source database.

SCHEMA_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

Not supported.

CUBE_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

The parent cube for the KPI.

MEASUREGROUP_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

The associated measure group for the KPI.

You can use this column to determine the dimensionality of the KPI. If "<NULL>", the KPI will be dimensioned by all measure groups.

The default value is "<NULL>".

KPI_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

The name of the KPI.

KPI_CAPTION

DBTYPE_WSTR

A label or caption associated with the KPI. Used primarily for display purposes. If a caption does not exist, KPI_NAME is returned.

KPI_DESCRIPTION

DBTYPE_WSTR

A human-readable description of the KPI.

KPI_DISPLAY_FOLDER

DBTYPE_WSTR

A forward-slash (/) delimited categorization structure. Client applications use this structure to determine hierarchical presentation of KPIs. This structure is not enforced.

KPI_VALUE

DBTYPE_WSTR

The unique name of the member in the measures dimension for the KPI Value.

KPI_GOAL

DBTYPE_WSTR

The unique name of the member in the measures dimension for the KPI Goal.

Returns NULL if there is no Goal defined.

KPI_STATUS

DBTYPE_WSTR

The unique name of the member in the measures dimension for the KPI Status.

Returns NULL if there is no Status defined.

KPI_TREND

DBTYPE_WSTR

The unique name of the member in the measures dimension for the KPI Trend.

Returns NULL if there is no Trend defined.

KPI_STATUS_GRAPHIC

DBTYPE_WSTR

The default graphical representation of the KPI.

KPI_TREND_GRAPHIC

DBTYPE_WSTR

The default graphical representation of the KPI.

KPI_WEIGHT

DBTYPE_WSTR

The unique name of the member in the measures dimension for the KPI Weight.

KPI_CURRENT_TIME_MEMBER

DBTYPE_WSTR

The unique name of the member in the time dimension that defines the temporal context of the KPI.

Returns NULL if there is no Time member defined.

KPI_PARENT_KPI_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

The name of the parent KPI.

ANNOTATIONS

DBTYPE_WSTR

(Optional) A set of notes, in XML format.

This schema rowset is not sorted.

The MDSCHEMA_KPIS rowset can be restricted on the columns listed in the following table.

Column name Type indicator Restriction State

CATALOG_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

Optional.

SCHEMA_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

Optional.

CUBE_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

Optional.

KPI_NAME

DBTYPE_WSTR

Optional.

CUBE_SOURCE

DBTYPE_UI2

(Optional) A bitmap with one of the following valid values:

  • 1 CUBE
  • 2 DIMENSION

Default restriction is a value of 1.

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