What is snapshot

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Ashish Sharma

  • May 8th, 2006

You can disconnect the report from the catalog to which it is attached by saving the report with a snapshot of the data. However, you must reconnect to the catalog if you want to refresh the data.

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Goverdhan Reddy

  • Aug 10th, 2006

Its a permanant local copy of the data in a report which can be used to create the reports

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  • Sep 18th, 2006

snapshot is static datasource ,it is permanent local copy or picture of a report,

it is suitable for disconnected networks. we can't add any columns to sanpshot. we can sort,grouping and aggregations

it is mainly use for analyze the historical data


  • Sep 3rd, 2007

Snap shot is like a photo copy.
It is nothing but a permanent local copy of the data which is included in your report.

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  • Jan 17th, 2008

Snapshot is a fact table which describes about the state of things ina particular instance of time. It mainly involves semiadditive or nonadditive facts!

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