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Create a Collection (Master Data Services)

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

In Master Data Services, create a collection when you want to create flat lists of leaf and consolidated members. Collections do not need to include all members from the entity.

To perform this procedure:

  • You must have permission to access the Explorer functional area.

  • You must have a minimum of Update permission to the collection model object for the entity.

To create a collection

  1. On the Master Data Services home page, from the Model list, select a model.

  2. From the Version list, select a version.

  3. Click Explorer.

  4. From the menu bar, point to Collections and click entity_name.

  5. Click Add collection.

  6. On the Details tab, in the Name box, type a name for the collection.

  7. In the Code box, type a unique code for the collection.

  8. Optionally, in the Description box, type a description for the collection.

  9. Click OK.

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