As you start to use the MDX Queries, you will realize that there are a wide variety of things that you can do with it. This section will teach you all about the most commonly performed tasks and most commonly used features in the MDX Queries.
The code used for the MDX queries are from the AdventureWorks cube installed in step 6 of the Quick start section.
It won't take long for you to realize that you will need to write more than the basic MDX query. The MDX functions and operators are here to help you.
Basic keywords and functions are use when you need to do more with the MDX queries than just simply listing measure and dimension attributes.