Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2008: Edition 2

McGraw Hill Professional

Maximize the Business Intelligence Tools in Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Manage, analyze, and distribute enterprise data with help from this expert resource. Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 covers the entire BI lifecycle and explains how to build robust data integration, reporting, and analysis solutions. Real-world examples illustrate all of the powerful BI capabilities of SQL Server 2008. This is your one-stop guide for transforming disparate data into actionable insight for users throughout your organization.

  • Understand the goals and benefits of business intelligence
  • Design and create relational data marts and OLAP cubes
  • Manage Analysis Services databases using BI Development Studio
  • Cleanse data and populate data marts with SQL Server Integration Services
  • Take advantage of the flexibility of the Unified Dimensional Model
  • Manipulate and analyze data using MDX scripts and queries
  • Use data mining to identify data patterns, correlations, and clustering
  • Develop and distribute interactive reports with SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
  • Integrate business intelligence into enterprise applications using ADOMD.NET and the Report Viewer Control
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About the author

Brian Larson, MCSD, served as a member of the Reporting Services development team and contributed to the code base. He is the chief of technology for Superior Consulting Services (SCS), a Microsoft Certified Partner.

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McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Dec 31, 2008
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Pages
792
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ISBN
9780071549455
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Certification Guides / General
Computers / Databases / General
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