10. Topic 1, Tailspin ToysTailspin Toys is a multinational company that manufactures toys.Tailspin Toys has offices in five regions worldwide. The company sellstoys at various retail stores. The company also sells toys directly toconsumers through a web site.The company has the following departments:• Sales• Distribution• ManufacturingEach department has an office in each region.The fiscal calendar of Tailspin Toys runs from June to May.The network contains a server farm that has Microsoft SharePointServer 2013 installed. Existing Environment Current Database Environment Each department uses SharePoint team sites for internal collaboration. All manufacturing information is stored in a relational database named Manufacturing. All sales information is stored in a relational database named Sales. Tailspin Toys deploys SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and configures SSAS to use tabular models. SSAS will be used for all sales reports. Tailspin Toys deploys a SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) instance in SharePoint mode. Sales Database page 11 / 24
A database named Sales contains two tables named FactSales andDimProduct.FactSales contains the following columns:• SalesID• Total Due• OrderDateDimProduct contains the following columns:• ProductID• ProductName• ProductCategory• ProductSubcategoryThe Sales database contains information about the products. Most ofthe products have a category and a subcategory. Certain products onlyhave a category.A sample from DimProduct is shown in the following table.RequirementsSecurity RequirementsTailspin Toys identifies the following security requirement:• Sales department users must be allowed to view the salestransactions from their region only.• Sales department users must be able to view the contents of themanufacturing reports.• Manufacturing department users must be able to create newmanufacturing reports. page 12 / 24
• Third-party and custom solutions must NOT be deployed to the reporting server. • Sales department users must NOT be able to create new manufacturing reports. Planned Reporting Implementation The manufacturing department plans to use the SSRS instance for its reports. The manufacturing department also plans to make its reports accessible from SharePoint. All manufacturing reports will use an existing database named Manufacturing. Reporting Requirements Tailspin Toys identifies the following reporting requirements: • All reports must contain the company logo and a header that contains the date and the time that the report was executed. • All reports must be created by using the SQL Server Data Tools. Manufacturing report You plan to create a report named ManufacturingIssues.rdl. The report has the following requirements: • Manufacturing department managers must be able to view product issues by product type, manufacturing plant location, and error type.
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