Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Analysis Services Step by Step

Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Analysis Services Step by Step
Published:March 29, 2006Language:English
Author:Reed Jacobson; Stacia Misner; Hitachi ConsultingTechnology:Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Length:400 PagesISBN 13:9780735621992

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About The BookYour hands-on, step-by-step guide to building business intelligence solutions for the enterprise.

Teach yourself the fundamentals of SQL Server Analysis Services—one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the guidance you need to build flexible and powerful solutions that meet the analytical needs of your organization.

Discover how to:

  • Start building cubes using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Business Intelligence designers

  • Create dimensions and measure groups to build, browse, and modify OLAP cubes

  • Design objects to handle unique financial analysis requirements

  • Improve query performance with aggregations and user hierarchies

  • Customize cubes with multi-dimensional expressions (MDX) and other advanced design techniques

  • Use actions to integrate Web pages, reporting applications, and drillthrough capabilities with cubes

  • Manage role-based security and restrict data access

  • Deploy and maintain a database in a production environment


  • CD features
  • All practice exercises and answer files

  • Fully searchable eBook
  • About Reed Jacobson; Stacia Misner; Hitachi ConsultingReed Jacobson is a senior architect in Hitachi Consulting’s Business Intelligence practice. He has authored several training courses and books, including Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Step by Step.

    Stacia Misner manages the development of training solutions for business intelligence and enterprise reporting at Hitachi Consulting. She’s written numerous books, including Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Step by Step.

    Hitachi Consulting, a division of Hitachi Ltd., is a global business and IT consulting firm serving Fortune 2000 companies. It is a leader in developing corporate training and custom solutions for Reporting Services
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