Learn to develop and query Analysis Services cubes and models, with a practical, step-by-step approach
Learn how to develop a complete business intelligence solution using SQL Server 2012
Understand the difference between tabular in-memory models and OLAP cubes, and which to use where and when
Add advanced features such as key performance indicators (KPIs) and calculated measures to your business intelligence model
Understand the use of cubes in a modern business intelligence solution
Go from a complete beginner to a developer who can build real-world projects through the use of easy step-by-step examples
Analysis Services have been the number one OLAP engine for years. With the increased focus on business intelligence solutions, there is a shortage of professionals in this area. Start your journey into becoming a BI developer using the popular tools included in every SQL Server installation.
Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development teaches you through clear step-by-step exercises to create business intelligence solutions using Analysis Services. The knowledge gained through these practical examples can immediately be applied to your real-world problems.
Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development begins with an introduction to business intelligence and Analysis Services, the world's most-used cube engine. Guiding you through easy-to-understand examples to become a cube developer.
Learn how to create a cube including all the advanced features such as KPIs, calculated measures, and time intelligence. Security and performance tuning will also be explored. You will learn how to perform and automate core tasks like deployment and processing. The main focus is on multidimensional cubes, but the creation of in-memory models will also be covered.
You will learn everything you need to get started with cube development using SQL Server 2012.