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Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 MDX Step by Step by C Ryan Clay Bryan C Smith and Hitachi Consulting

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The MDX Query Editor

The MDX Query Editor is a basic tool for the construction and execution of MDX statements against Analysis Services databases. It is launched through SQL Server Management Studio and presented within the Management Studio document workspace. Like Management Studio itself, the MDX Query Editor is divided into several sections, each of which you explore in the following exercise.

Open the MDX Query Editor

  1. With SQL Server Management Studio open, as described in the previous exercise, right-click the MDX Step-by-Step database, select New Query, and then select MDX from the shortcut menu.

    The MDX Query Editor
  2. Verify the MDX Query Editor launches as displayed ...

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