Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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Get the end-to-end instruction you need to design, develop, and deploy more effective data integration, reporting, and analysis solutions using SQL Server 2008—whether you’re new to business intelligence (BI) programming or a seasoned pro. With real-world examples and insights from an expert team, you’ll master the concepts, tools, and techniques

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Overview

Get the end-to-end instruction you need to design, develop, and deploy more effective data integration, reporting, and analysis solutions using SQL Server 2008—whether you’re new to business intelligence (BI) programming or a seasoned pro. With real-world examples and insights from an expert team, you’ll master the concepts, tools, and techniques for building solutions that deliver intelligence—and business value—exactly where users want it.

Discover how to:

  • Manage the development life cycle and build a BI team
  • Dig into SQL Server Analysis Services, Integration Services, and Reporting Services
  • Navigate the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS)
  • Write queries that rank, sort, and drill down on sales data
  • Develop extract, transform, and load (ETL) solutions
  • Add a source code control system
  • Help secure packages for deployment via encryption and credentials
  • Use MDX and DMX Query Designers to build reports based on OLAP cubes and data mining models
  • Create and implement custom objects using .NET code
  • View reports in Microsoft Office Excel and Office SharePoint Serverook
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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735625808
    Publisher:
    Microsoft Press
    Publication date:
    02/04/2009
    Pages:
    800
    Product dimensions:
    7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.10(d)

    Meet the Author

    Davide Mauri, MCP, MCAD, MCDBA, MCT, is a Microsoft MVP who has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5.

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    Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Well written, lots of great information.