Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2005: Utilize Microsoft's Data Warehousing, Mining & Reporting Tools to Provide Critical Intelligence to A / Edition 1

Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2005: Utilize Microsoft's Data Warehousing, Mining & Reporting Tools to Provide Critical Intelligence to A / Edition 1

by Brian Larson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072260904

ISBN-13: 9780072260908

Pub. Date: 01/31/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Transform disparate enterprise data into actionable business intelligence

Put timely, mission-critical information in the hands of employees across your organization using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and the comprehensive information in this unique resource. Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 shows you, step-by-step, how to

Overview

Transform disparate enterprise data into actionable business intelligence

Put timely, mission-critical information in the hands of employees across your organization using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and the comprehensive information in this unique resource. Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 shows you, step-by-step, how to author, customize, and distribute information that will give your company the competitive edge. It's all right here—from data mining, warehousing, and scripting techniques to MDX queries, KPI analysis, and the all-new Unified Dimensional Model. Real-world examples, start-to-finish exercises, and downloadable code throughout illustrate all of the integration, analysis, and reporting capabilities of SQL Server 2005.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072260908
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Series:
Essential Skills for Database Profession
Pages:
776
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.57(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I: Business Intelligence

Chapter 1: Equipping the Organization for Effective Decision Making

Chapter 2: Making the Most of What You've Got -- Using Business Intelligence

Chapter 3: Searching for the Source -- The Source of Business Intelligence

Chapter 4: One-Stop Shopping -- The Unified Dimensional Model

Chapter 5: First Steps -- Beginning the Development of Business Intelligence
PART II: Defining Business Intelligence Structures

Chapter 6: Building Foundations -- Creating and Populating Data Marts

Chapter 7: Fill 'er up -- Using Integration Services for Populating Data Marts
PART III: Analyzing Cube Content

Chapter 8: Cubism -- Measures and Dimensions

Chapter 9: Bells and Whistles -- Special Features of OLAP Cubes

Chapter 10: Writing a New Script -- MDX Scripting

Chapter 11: Pulling It Out and Building It Up -- MDX Queries
PART IV: Mining

Chapter 12: Panning for Gold -- Introduction to Data Mining

Chapter 13: Building the Mine -- Working with the Data Mining Model

Chapter 14: Spelunking -- Exploration Using Data Mining
PART V: Delivering

Chapter 15: On Report -- Delivering Business Intelligence with Reporting Services

Chapter 16: Let's Get Together -- Integrating OLAP with Your Applications

Chapter 17: Another Point of View -- Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

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