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SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook by Yoav Yahav

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Understanding the concept of the microcube

Reporting and analysis are the main core functionalities of Web Intelligence. Web Intelligence report engine retrieves the data and stores it locally in a microcube report. The microcube can be described as a local structure of data, where every value of a dimension, attribute, or measure object can be sliced with any of the other object, or in more simple words, the user can display various types of aggregations and tables based on the data retrieved by the query. The following diagram is that of a microcube:

Understanding the concept of the microcube

The data that was retrieved by the query is stored locally in the report and can be displayed by ...

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