Microsoft SQL Server 2008 MDX Step by Step

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 MDX Step by Step

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by Bryan Smith, C. Clay, Hitachi Consulting
     
 

Teach yourself the Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query language—one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you’ll build the core techniques for using MDX with Analysis Services to deliver high-performance business intelligence solutions.


Discover how to:



  • Construct and execute MDX queries

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Overview

Teach yourself the Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query language—one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you’ll build the core techniques for using MDX with Analysis Services to deliver high-performance business intelligence solutions.


Discover how to:



  • Construct and execute MDX queries

  • Work with tuples, sets, and expressions

  • Build complex sets to retrieve the exact data users need

  • Perform aggregation functions and navigate data hierarchies

  • Assemble time-based business metrics

  • Customize an Analysis Services cube through the MDX script

  • Implement dynamic security to control data access

  • Develop MDX-driven reports in SQL Server Reporting Services



CD features:



  • Practice exercises

  • Database and code samples

  • Fully searchable eBook

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735638440
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
03/11/2009
Series:
Step by Step Developer
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
489,661
File size:
10 MB

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