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Oracle Business Intelligence 11g R1 Cookbook by Cuneyt Yilmaz

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Building the Business Model and Mapping layer

The Business Model and Mapping layer defines the logical model of the data that maps the business rules to the Physical layer objects. There can be many business models that can be mapped with different kinds of data sources based on different technologies. Also dimensional modeling should be done in this layer. This can be achieved by creating dimension objects and their hierarchies. Also all about the calculation and aggregation rules will be defined in this layer.

As a summary, all the business rules are going to be created in this layer. It's probably the most important layer in the repository, and it'll definitely take longer to create the objects in this layer.

Creating business models can be done ...

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