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Name and version: Nordic Metamodel, version 2.2

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Valid: From June 2008

Description: The Nordic Metamodel was developed by Statistics Sweden, and has become increasingly linked with their popular "PC-Axis" suite of dissemination software. It provides a basis for organizing and managing metadata for data cubes in a relational database environment.

Intended Use: The Nordic Metamodel is used to describe the metadata system behind several implementations of PC-Axis in national and international statistical organizations, particularly those using MS SQL Server as a platform. 

Maintenance organization: Statistics Sweden (with input from the PC-Axis Reference Group)

ISO Standard Number: Not applicable

References:  PC AXIS SQL metadatabase

Relationships to other standards:   Concept Map

Language: English / Swedish

Description last updated / validated: 1 June 2011

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