JPivot pivot table by XMLA


Mondrian Version : mondrian-

This sample is the default features sample which querying Sales Cube from XMLA provider using JPivot interface.


Prerequisites Articles

File Configuration

Open and edit xmla.jsp file  - which should be located in your [TOMCAT_HOME]/webapps/mondrian/WEB-INF/queries folder - with your favorite text editor, and edit <jp:xmlaQuery> with these following configurations :


<jp:xmlaQuery id="query01"
  {[Measures].[Unit Sales], [Measures].[Store Cost], [Measures].[Store Sales]} on columns,
  {([Promotion Media].[All Media], [Product].[All Products])} ON rows
from Sales
where ([Time].[1997])

Note : [TOMCAT_HOME] is the folder where your Apache Tomcat installed. For example : C:\apache-tomcat-6.0.16


Open your Mondrian web application and click on the secondsample from the index page (JPivot pivot table by XMLA). You should see an OLAP data table with a JPivot toolbar. Drill through some of the dimension level nodes.

For example, my Mondrian web application is located at http://localhost:8080/mondrian and my JPivot Pivot Table sample url is http://localhost:8080/mondrian/testpage.jsp?query=xmla. Screenshot below shows the page that have been drillthrough at some nodes.

Author's Note : Known Issue

This sample is working well with JDK 1.5. We encounter unresolved errors when using JDK 1.6 installed in our system. You can find the issue here.

Solutions for this problem :

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