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RE: Reorg to put columns in order

From: kathy duret <>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 11:01:44 -0700 (PDT)
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Business Object 4,5,6.5 and XIR2 do not care what Order.    

  What you can do is make a view in the order that they want and bring this into the universe   instead of hainv to reorg the table.    

  You can also make a derived table in the universe (basically a view of a table) and do the same. I just find is easier to do the view in the database and port it over to the view.    


"Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR)" <> wrote:


  It sounds like you are running into more of a political issue rather than a technical one.    

  Two ways to deal with it:    

  Do what they wish, but explain that you need "migration time" to accomplish the task whenever they add a column. Tell them it takes half a day because it may take this long on a large table to create the new table and bring all the data over to it.    

  Explain that this is totally unneeded because BO does not care (according to Kerber & Naim). But this will force you into learning how to do this to show them.    

  Either way, you have some work to do.    


  From: [] On Behalf Of Zanen van, J (Jacob) Sent: Monday, October 22, 2007 2:00 AM
Subject: Reorg to put columns in order   

  Hi All,

  I'm having a bit of an issue with our designers/developers for our so called "datawarehouse"   Columns are added to tables every so often based on requirements from the business. They however insist on doing a reorg to get the columns in a certain order so when they pull them up in BO the columns show up in an order that makes sense to them. I have raised my doubts about this procedure as it takes a 2 second job and squeezes it in a 7 hour job.   I can see from a chained/migrated row point of view that there might be a valid reason for it but since they have always done it this I see no way for me to find out how bad this is going to be. I suspect for most of these tables it won't make much difference as they are not filled with data for historical records AFAIK.   My solution for them was to create a view on top of the table but they rejected the idea and insist this is the way to go.   Anybody have any insight for me.



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