Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services with MDX and DAX


Want to know more about SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services – Multidimensional and Tabular?  Well, check out SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services with MDX and DAX!  The book is co-written by my SQL BI teammates – so thank goodness for that (to compensate for my lack of writing grace)!


So what’s in the book?

  • Shows how to utilize SQL Server Data Tools to build Analysis Services multidimensional and tabular databases
  • Shares fundamental concepts of DAX and MDX and dives into advanced concepts such as parent-child hierarchies and time-based analysis
  • Demonstrates methods for analyzing and optimizing DAX and MDX query performance
  • Describes how to use Excel 2010 in conjunction with Analysis Services to analyze data and effectively use PowerPivot® for SharePoint®
  • Explains Power View setup and configuration and presents real-world scenarios to help simplify reporting

Oh, and if you want to know more about BISM Tabular, check out Chris Webb, Marco Russo, and Alberto Ferrari’s great book Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Analysis Services: The BISM Tabular Model.


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