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What is the best practice for presenting boolean data in an OLAP cube? Should I create a boolean dimension containing two rows, true and false?

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Go ahead and create a dimension. It may sound strange at first, but think of the end user who ends up selecting a radio button for "male/female", or "sold/unsold", etc.

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