Microsoft SQL Server(tm) 2005 Analysis Services Step by Step
Teach yourself the fundamentals of SQL Server Analysis Services--one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the ... Show synopsis 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 cubesDesign objects to handle unique financial analysis requirementsImprove 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 cubesManage role-based security and restrict data accessDeploy and maintain a database in a production environment CD featuresAll practice exercises and answer filesFully searchable eBook For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.