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Hi,

Got a very simple question...

I'm building an OLAP cube and i have a question concerning standards.

I have a Time dimension that breaks into years, months and days.
I don't have data for every single days so i don't create a dimension if its empty.

Should i create empty dimension just for the sake of standardizing my app or its better to not create them to make my cube smaller?

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Hope this is clear enough. My english skills are not perfect...

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Frank,

I'm not sure I understand the question, but I've always used a standard date table to create Date dimensions from. When you load the fact table load the date key and use a default value ('0') in place of Nulls.

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