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Posted - 03/13/2013 :  09:53:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi All-

I'm learning OLAP modelling.In this context i have decided to use northwind database for creating Star schema.I want to select the below fields using Northwind database,these fields will be used to create Order fact table.

OrderID,ProductID,UnitPrice,Quantity,Discount,Customer ID,Employee ID,Supplier and Order Date.

I tried querying using the below query.However,as am not good at SQL i'm unable to fine tune this query.

SELECT distinct

from [Order Details] od inner join Orders o on od.OrderID=o.OrderID ,
Employees e JOIN Orders ON (e.EmployeeID = Orders.EmployeeID),
Products p JOIN Suppliers ON (p.ProductID= Suppliers.SupplierID)
Suppliers S JOIN Products ON (S.SupplierID = Products.SupplierID).

Can someone provide me correct query to pull the above mentioned field.

Thanks for your help in advance.


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Posted - 03/13/2013 :  14:29:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I don't have the Northwind database but I'm guessing you want something like this for your FROM clause.

from   orders o
inner join orderDetails od
       on od.orderid = o.orderid
inner join products p 
       on p.productid = od.productid
inner join suppliers s
       on s.supplierid = p.supplierid
inner join Employees e 
       on e.EmployeeID = o.EmployeeID

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Posted - 03/14/2013 :  09:11:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for help
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