Inconsistent Results from LIMITMAP passed to OLAP_TABLE Function When Measure Has a Qualified Data Reference (QDR) on a Dimension
Last updated on JULY 23, 2013
Applies to:Oracle OLAP - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
An OBIEE-generated query against an OLAP AW using the OLAP_TABLE table function returns inconsistent or wrong results. In the user case on which this note was based, a query would return zero rows when initially run, but would return rows after running another query.
Here are the details for the wrong results:
* Query 1 would run, in a new session, an 8 dimensional query (defined in olap_table limitmap) with a single custom measure. The custom measure was defined over an 8 dimensional measure but the formula pinned one of the dimensions to a single value using a Qualified Data Reference (QDR). No rows were returned for Query 1.
* Query 2 would run right after Query 1. Query 2 was the same as Query 1 except that Query 2 had an additional measure that was 8 dimensional. It would return the correct rows and columns.
* Query 1 would be run again, but this time it would produce the correct number of rows and columns.
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