Analyze tabular data using the BI Semantic Model (BISM) in Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Analysis Services—and discover a simpler method for creating corporate-level BI solutions. Led by three BI experts, you’ll learn how to build, deploy, and query a BISM tabular model with step-by-step guides, examples, and best practices. This hands-on book shows you how the tabular model’s in-memory database enables you to perform rapid analytics—whether you’re a professional BI developer new to Analysis Services or familiar with its multidimensional model....
When used with the MDX query language, SQL Server Analysis Services allows developers to build full-scale database applications to support such business functions as budgeting, forecasting, and market analysis.
Shows readers how to build data warehouses and multi-dimensional databases, query databases, and use Analysis Services and other components of SQL Server to provide end-to-end solutions
Contents at a Glance
Part 1: Introduction to Analysis Services
1 Introduction to OLAP and Its Role in Business Intelligence
2 Multidimensional Space
3 Client/Server Architecture and Multidimensional Databases: An Overview
Part 2: Creating Multidimensional Models
4 Conceptual Data Model
5 Dimensions in the Conceptual Model
6 Cubes and Multidimensional Analysis
Part I Getting Started with Analysis Services
1 Understanding Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
2 Understanding OLAP and Analysis Services
3 Building Your First Cube
Part II Design Fundamentals
4 Designing Dimensions
5 Designing Measure Groups and Measures
6 Working with a Finance Measure Group
.Professional SQL Server 2000 Data Warehousing with Analysis Services
Tony Bain Mike Benkovich Robin Dewson Sam Ferguson Christopher Graves Terrence J. Joubert Denny Lee Mark Scott Robert Skoglund Paul Turley Sakhr Younes
Professional SQL Server 2000 Data Warehousing with Analysis Services
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