Manually creating an analysis

To manually create an analysis:

  1. In the Analysis wizard, select the Skip wizard and continue using the analysis editor check box in the Welcome step. For more information, see Creating an analysis.
  2. Manually configure the parameters of the new analysis as described in Editing an analysis.

For example, to create an ERTA analysis, the mandatory tabs to fill are the following:

  1. General tab: Specify the following information:
    • Name: Name of the new analysis.
    • Description: Brief description of the analysis.
    • Type: Choose "Enterprise Reporting".
    • Template group: Filter over the available templates by category; choose Enterprise Reporting for built-in templates, or Custom if you created a custom ER template.
    • Template: Choose a template for the analysis, e.g. "Time Analysis".
    • Update policy: Decide how the analysis should be updated ("Manual", "Automatic on page access", or "Automatic on time filter, system and business driver changes").
  2. Filters tab: Select one of the available time filters.
  3. Data mart definition tab: Specify the following information:
    • Table type: Specify if you wish to select an SQL data mart table from a drop-down list or manually enter its name. You can select either select SQL data mart or Manually specify.
      • SQL data mart: Select one of the options from the list displayed. This list is available if you select SQL data mart as the option for the Table type field.
      • Data mart name (manual): Specify the data mart name. This option is available if you select Manually specify as the option for the Table type field.
    • Timestamp column: Choose the column to use as timestamp.
    • Displayed columns (metrics): Select all columns that you wish to display.
    • Series identifier columns: Select all columns that you wish to use to identify series.
  4. Click Save.

Where to go from here

After creating a new analysis, you might want to Change the properties of an analysis.

Related topic

Analyzing domain data

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