MDX - What is Tuple?

by Kiran 14. March 2011 11:34

A Tuple uniquely identifies a cell or section of cube. Tuple is described by one member from each dimension seperated bu comma (,) and its enclosed with parentheses.

Some examples of tuples based Adventure Works sample cube.

([Customer].[Country].[India])
([Date].[Calender].[2003].[H1 CY 2003].[Q1 CY 2004], [Customer].[Country].[India])

Tuple represented by single member is called simple tuple and not necessory to be enclosed within parentheses. ([Customer].[Country].[India]) is simple tuple and can be represented by [Customer].[Country].[India]

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