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Get the end-to-end instruction you need to design, develop, and deploy more effective data integration, reporting, and analysis solutions using SQL Server 2008—whether you’re new to business intelligence (BI) programming or a seasoned pro. With real-world examples and insights from an expert team, you’ll master the concepts, tools, and techniques for building solutions that deliver intelligence—and business value—exactly where users want it.

Discover how to:

  • Manage the development life cycle and build a BI team

  • Dig into SQL Server Analysis Services, Integration Services, and Reporting Services

  • Navigate the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS)

  • Write queries that rank, sort, and drill down on sales data

  • Develop extract, transform, and load (ETL) solutions

  • Add a source code control system

  • Help secure packages for deployment via encryption and credentials

  • Use MDX and DMX Query Designers to build reports based on OLAP cubes and data mining models

  • Create and implement custom objects using .NET code

  • View reports in Microsoft Office Excel and Office SharePoint Serverook

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"About the Book:" - by rrt on 14-APR-2010
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The Book is developed based on AdventureWorkersDW2008 database as an example of underlining data warehouse.
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