Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services

Author: Alberto Ferrari
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735670112
Release Date: 2012-07-15
Genre: Computers

Build agile and responsive Business Intelligence solutions Analyze tabular data using the BI Semantic Model (BISM) in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services—and discover a simpler method for creating corporate-level BI solutions. Led by three BI experts, you’ll learn how to build, deploy, and query a BISM tabular model with step-by-step guides, examples, and best practices. This hands-on book shows you how the tabular model’s in-memory database enables you to perform rapid analytics—whether you’re a professional BI developer new to Analysis Services or familiar with its multidimensional model. Discover how to: Determine when a tabular or multidimensional model is right for your project Build a tabular model using SQL Server Data Tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Integrate data from multiple sources into a single, coherent view of company information Use the Data Analysis eXpressions (DAX) language to create calculated columns, measures, and queries Choose a data modeling technique that meets your organization’s performance and usability requirements Optimize your data model for better performance with xVelocity storage engine Manage complex data relationships, such as multicolumn, banding, and many-to-many Implement security by establishing administrative and data user roles

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services The BISM Tabular Model

Author: Marco Russo
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780735670112
Release Date: 2012-07-16
Genre: Computers

Build agile and responsive Business Intelligence solutions Analyze tabular data using the BI Semantic Model (BISM) in Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Analysis Services—and discover a simpler method for creating corporate-level BI solutions. Led by three BI experts, you’ll learn how to build, deploy, and query a BISM tabular model with step-by-step guides, examples, and best practices. This hands-on book shows you how the tabular model’s in-memory database enables you to perform rapid analytics—whether you’re a professional BI developer new to Analysis Services or familiar with its multidimensional model. Discover how to: Determine when a tabular or multidimensional model is right for your project Build a tabular model using SQL Server Data Tools in Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010 Integrate data from multiple sources into a single, coherent view of company information Use the Data Analysis eXpressions (DAX) language to create calculated columns, measures, and queries Choose a data modeling technique that meets your organization’s performance and usability requirements Optimize your data model for better performance with xVelocity storage engine Manage complex data relationships, such as multicolumn, banding, and many-to-many Implement security by establishing administrative and data user roles

Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services with MDX and DAX

Author: Sivakumar Harinath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118237083
Release Date: 2012-10-06
Genre: Computers

Understand Microsoft's dramatically updated new release of its premier toolset for business intelligence The first major update to Microsoft's state-of-the-art, complex toolset for business intelligence (BI) in years is now available and what better way to master it than with this detailed book from key members of the product's development team? If you're a database or data warehouse developer, this is the expert resource you need to build full-scale, multi-dimensional, database applications using Microsoft's new SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services and related tools. Discover how to solve real-world BI problems by leveraging a slew of powerful new Analysis Services features and capabilities. These include the new DAX language, which is a more user-friendly version of MDX; PowerPivot, a new tool for performing simplified analysis of data; BISM, Microsoft's new Business Intelligence Semantic Model; and much more. Serves as an authoritative guide to Microsoft's new SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services BI product and is written by key members of the Microsoft Analysis Services product development team Covers SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services, a major new release with a host of powerful new features and capabilities Topics include using the new DAX language, a simplified, more user-friendly version of MDX; PowerPivot, a new tool for performing simplified analysis of data; BISM, Microsoft's new Business Intelligence Semantic Model; and a new, yet-to-be-named BI reporting tool Explores real-world scenarios to help developers build comprehensive solutions Get thoroughly up to speed on this powerful new BI toolset with the timely and authoritative Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services with MDX.

Expert Cube Development with SSAS Multidimensional Models

Author: Chris Webb
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849689915
Release Date: 2014-02-24
Genre: Computers

An easy-to-follow guide full of hands on examples of real-world Analysis Services cube development tasks. Each topic is explained and placed in context, and for the more inquisitive reader, there also more in-depth details of the concepts used. If you are an Analysis Services cube designer wishing to learn more advanced topic and best practices for cube design, this book is for you. You are expected to have some prior experience with Analysis Services cube development.

Applied Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services

Author: Teo Lachev
Publisher: Prologika
ISBN: 0976635356
Release Date: 2012-02
Genre: Computers

A guide to tabular modeling of the Innovative Business Intelligence Semantic Model describes such tasks as integrating data from multiple sources, implementing business calculations and KiIs, and designing cached and real-time data access.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development Beginner s Guide

Author: Reza Rad
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849688895
Release Date: 2014-05-26
Genre: Computers

Written in an easy-to-follow, example-driven format, there are plenty of stepbystep instructions to help get you started! The book has a friendly approach, with the opportunity to learn by experimenting. If you are a BI and Data Warehouse developer new to Microsoft Business Intelligence, and looking to get a good understanding of the different components of Microsoft SQL Server for Business Intelligence, this book is for you. It’s assumed that you will have some experience in databases systems and T-SQL. This book is will give you a good upshot view of each component and scenarios featuring the use of that component in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence systems.

MDX with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services Cookbook

Author: Sherry Li
Publisher:
ISBN: 1849689601
Release Date: 2013-06-20
Genre: Computers

Annotation MDX is the BI industry standard for multidimensional calculations and queries. Proficiency with this language is essential for the realization of your Analysis Services full potential. MDX is an elegant and powerful language, and also has a steep learning curve.SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services has introduced a new BISM tabular model and a new formula language, Data Analysis Expressions (DAX). However, for the multi-dimensional model, MDX is still the only query and expression language. For many product developers and report developers, MDX is the preferred language for both the tabular model and multi-dimensional model.MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook is a must-have book for anyone who wants to be proficient in the MDX language and to enhance their business intelligence solutions.MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook is packed with immediately usable, practical solutions. It starts with elementary techniques that lay the foundation for designing advanced MDX calculations and queries. The discussions after each solution will provide you with a solid foundation and best practices. It covers a broad range of real-world topics and solutions and provides you with learning materials to become proficient in the language.This book will guide you through the hands-on and practical MDX solutions, best practices, and many intricacies that hide within the MDX calculations and queries.We will start by working with sets, creating time-aware, context-aware calculations, and business analytics solutions, through to the techniques of enhancing the cube design when MDX is not enough. We will then move on to capturing MDX generated by SSAS front-ends and using SSAS stored procedures, and we will explore the whole range of MDX solutions for real-world BI projects.

Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services

Author: Paul Turley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118237137
Release Date: 2012-05-23
Genre: Computers

A must-have guide for the latest updates to the new release of Reporting Services SQL Server Reporting Services allows you to create reports and business intelligence (BI) solutions. With this updated resource, a team of experts shows you how Reporting Services makes reporting faster, easier and more powerful than ever in web, desktop, and portal solutions. New coverage discusses the new reporting tool called Crescent, BI semantic model's impact on report design and creation, semantic model design, and more. You'll explore the major enhancements to Report Builder and benefit from best practices shared by the authors. Builds on the previous edition while also providing coverage of the new features introduced with SQL Server 2012 Explains Reporting Services architecture and BI fundamentals Covers advanced report design and filtering techniques, walking you through each design, discussing its purpose and the conditions where it could be more efficient Discusses semantic model design, Report Builder, Crescent, and more Targets business analysts and report designers as well as BI solution developers Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services is mandatory reading if you are eager to start using the newest version of SQL Server Reporting Services.

Microsoft Excel 2013

Author: Alberto Ferrari
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735676343
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Computers

Shows readers how to perform complex data analysis, create reports with the data analysis expressions language, and add hierarchies to data models to enable faster browsing.

Power Query for Power BI and Excel

Author: Christopher Webb
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430266921
Release Date: 2014-07-05
Genre: Computers

Power Query for Power BI and Excel is a book for people who are tired of copying and pasting data into Excel worksheets. Power Query, part of the Microsoft Power BI suite, is a tool that automates the process of getting data into Excel and will save you hours of dull, repetitive, and error-prone work! Power Query makes it easy to extract data from many different data sources, filter that data, aggregate it, clean it and perform calculations on it, finally loading that data into either your worksheet or directly into the new Excel 2013 Data Model used by Power Pivot. This concise, practical book provides a complete guide to Power Query and how to use it to solve all of your Excel data-loading problems. Power Query for Power BI and Excel goes well beyond the surface of what Power Query can do. The book goes deep into the underlying M language, showing you how to do amazing things that aren’t going to be possible from just the GUI interface that is covered in most other books. You’ll have full command of the GUI, and you’ll be able to drop into the M language to go beyond what the GUI provides. The depth in this book makes it a must-have item for anyone who is pushing Power BI and Excel to their limits in the pursuit of business intelligence from data analysis. Teaches the basics of using Power Query to load data into Excel Helps you solve common, data-related problems with Power Query Shows how to write your own solutions in the powerful M language

Einf hrung in SQL

Author: Alan Beaulieu
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
ISBN: 9783897219380
Release Date: 2009-08-31
Genre: Computers

SQL kann Spaß machen! Es ist ein erhebendes Gefühl, eine verworrene Datenmanipulation oder einen komplizierten Report mit einer einzigen Anweisung zu bewältigen und so einen Haufen Arbeit vom Tisch zu bekommen. Einführung in SQL bietet einen frischen Blick auf die Sprache, deren Grundlagen jeder Entwickler beherrschen muss. Die aktualisierte 2. Auflage deckt die Versionen MySQL 6.0, Oracle 11g und Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ab. Außerdem enthält sie neue Kapitel zu Views und Metadaten. SQL-Basics - in null Komma nichts durchstarten: Mit diesem leicht verständlichen Tutorial können Sie SQL systematisch und gründlich lernen, ohne sich zu langweilen. Es führt Sie rasch durch die Basics der Sprache und vermittelt darüber hinaus eine Reihe von häufig genutzten fortgeschrittenen Features. Mehr aus SQL-Befehlen herausholen: Alan Beaulieu will mehr vermitteln als die simple Anwendung von SQL-Befehlen: Er legt Wert auf ein tiefes Verständnis der SQL-Features und behandelt daher auch den Umgang mit Mengen, Abfragen innerhalb von Abfragen oder die überaus nützlichen eingebauten Funktionen von SQL. Die MySQL-Beispieldatenbank: Es gibt zwar viele Datenbankprodukte auf dem Markt, aber welches wäre zum Erlernen von SQL besser geeignet als MySQL, das weit verbreitete relationale Datenbanksystem? Der Autor hilft Ihnen, eine MySQL-Datenbank anzulegen, und nutzt diese für die Beispiele in diesem Buch. Übungen mit Lösungen: Zu jedem Thema finden Sie im Buch gut durchdachte Übungen mit Lösungen. So ist sichergestellt, dass Sie schnell Erfolgserlebnisse haben und das Gelernte auch praktisch umsetzen können.

Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power View

Author: Brian Larson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071780827
Release Date: 2012-06-21
Genre: Computers

This practical guide reveals how to unlock the power of Microsofts newest BI tool, Crescent, and build rich BI reports with just a few clicks.

M

Author: Ignaz A. Schels
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 9783446456853
Release Date: 2018-08-06
Genre: Computers

Eine ordentliche Datenbasis ist die Grundvoraussetzung für jede Analyse. Lernen Sie, wie Sie hierfür den Abfrage-Editor in Excel, Power BI und Power Query (u.a.) optimal nutzen, um Daten aus verschiedenen Quellen einzulesen und zu modellieren. Das Buch zeigt mit zahlreichen Beispielen, wie Sie unterschiedliche Quelldaten flexibel und automatisiert anpassen, filtern oder zusammenführen. Mit steigendem Schwierigkeitsgrad werden zunächst die Werkzeuge und Techniken der Benutzeroberfläche und später die Feinheiten der zugrundeliegenden Abfragesprache „M“ nahegebracht. Aus dem Inhalt: - Grundlagen des PowerQuery-Abfrage-Editors - Abfragen auf Dateien, Datenbanken und Online-Quellen - Mehrere Datenquellen kombinieren - Komplexe Transformationen mit M - Über 400 M-Funktionen anschaulich erklärt - M-Funktionen selbst erstellen - Fehlerbehandlung und -vermeidung - VBA-Makros und M-Abfragen kombinieren - Abfragen effizienter und schneller machen Copy & Paste war gestern – wer heute Daten in ein Auswertungsmodell einliest, nutzt am besten eine automatisierte und standardisierte Lösung. Microsoft Excel (ab 2016 bzw. v16.0) und Microsoft Power BI Desktop enthalten hierfür den Abfrage-Editor, mit dem Sie eine Verbindung zu fast jeder Datenquelle herstellen können. In diesem Buch lernen Sie, dieses vielseitige „Programm im Programm“ zu nutzen, um Ihren Datenimport zu automatisieren: Nicht nur das Einlesen, sondern auch die komplexe Datenaufbereitung wird einmalig als Abfrage gespeichert und kann anschließend immer wieder ausgeführt werden. Grundlage ist die Technologie Power Query, die zuerst als Add-In für Excel 2010 entwickelt wurde, und nun fester Bestandteil der neuesten Versionen von Excel und Power BI ist. Dank der benutzerfreundlichen Oberfläche des Abfrage-Editors lernen Sie schnell, Daten aus verschiedenen Quellen einzulesen und einfache Transformationen wie Filtern, Gruppieren oder Ersetzen durchzuführen. Für komplexe Transformationen greifen Sie auf die integrierte Abfragesprache zurück, die unter dem Kürzel M bekannt ist (offiziell Power Query Formula Language). Mit präzisen Erklärungen und anschaulichen Beispielen hilft Ihnen dieses Buch, das volle Potenzial von Power Query auszuschöpfen und Abfragen in M zu schreiben wie die Profis.

Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint

Author: David Feldman
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449324681
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Computers

Create dynamic business intelligence (BI) solutions for SharePoint faster and with more capabilities than previously possible. With this book, you’ll learn the entire process—from high-level concepts to development and deployment—for building data-rich BI applications with Visual Studio LightSwitch, SQL Server 2012, and a host of related Microsoft technologies. You’ll learn practical techniques and patterns necessary to use all of these technologies together as you build an example application through the course of the book, step by step. Discover how to solve real problems, using BI solutions that will evolve to meet future needs. Learn the fundamentals of SharePoint, LightSwitch, and SQL Server 2012 Get a solid grounding in BI application basics and database design principles Use LightSwitch to build a help desk app, including data model design and SharePoint data integration Build a tabular cube with Microsoft’s Business Intelligence Semantic Model (BISM) Dive into the data visualization stack, including Excel and SQL Server Reporting Services Create reports with Excel Services, Report Builder, and PowerView Use tips and tricks for setting up your BI application development environment