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Author Rad, Reza.
Title Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development Beginner's Guide.
Imprint Birmingham : Packt Publishing, 2014.

Author Rad, Reza.
Subject SQL server.
Client/server computing.
Relational databases.
Description 1 online resource (350 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Contents Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewers;; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Data Warehouse Design; Understanding Business Intelligence; The architecture and components of a BI system; The data warehouse; Extract Transform Load; Data model -- BISM; Data visualization; Master Data Management; Data Quality Services; Building the data warehouse; Dimensional modeling; Fact or measure; Dimension; The Fact table; Grain; The star schema; An example of Internet sales; FactSales; The customer dimension; DimDate; DimProduct; DimStore; Types of facts.
The Factless Fact table -- The Bridge tableTypes of dimensions; Slowly Changing Dimension; SCD type 0; SCD type 1; SCD type 2; Summary; Chapter 2: SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional Cube Development; Why is OLAP required?; Understanding the SQL Server Analysis Services engine; Developing your first cube; Time for action -- creating an Analysis Services project; Time for action -- creating the first cube; Time for action -- viewing the cube in the browser; Dimensions and measures; Time for action -- using the Dimension Designer; Time for action -- change the order of the Month attribute.
Time for action -- modifying the measure propertiesData Source View; Time for action -- creating a Named Calculation; Time for action -- using a Named Query; Using dimensions; Time for action -- adding a Fact relationship; Hierarchies; Time for action -- creating a hierarchy; Multidimensional eXpression, calculated members, and Named Sets; Time for action -- writing an MDX query; Time for action -- calculated members; Deploying and processing; Time for action -- deploying an SSAS project; Time for action -- processing the data; Summary.
Chapter 3: Tabular Model Development of SQL Server Analysis ServicesIntroducing SSAS Tabular; Developing a tabular project; Time for action -- creating a tabular project; Time for action -- creating measures; Creating hierarchies; Time for action -- creating a hierarchy from a single table; Time for action -- creating a hierarchy from multiple tables; Data Analysis eXpression, calculated columns, and measures; Time for action -- using time intelligence functions in DAX; Securing the data; Time for action -- security in tabular; Storage modes.
Time for action -- creating a model with the DirectQuery storage modeTabular versus Multidimensional SSAS; Summary; Chapter 4: ETL with Integration Services; Understanding ETL and data consolidation; Staging; SQL Server Integration Services; Integration Service projects and packages; Time for action -- creating your first SSIS project; The Control Flow tab; Time for action -- working with Control Flow tasks; The Data Flow tab; Time for action -- loading customer information from a flat file into a database table with a Data Flow Task; Containers and dynamic packages.
Time for action -- looping through CSV files in a directory and loading them into a database table.
Summary Written in an easy-to-follow, example-driven format, there are plenty of step-by-step 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 th.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9781849688895 (electronic bk.)
1849688893 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 880826831
Additional Format Print version: Rad, Reza. Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development Beginner's Guide. Birmingham : Packt Publishing, 2014 9781849688888

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