- Full Description
Business intelligence projects do not need to cost multi-millions of dollars or take months or even years to complete! Using rapid application development (RAD) techniques along with Microsoft SQL Server 2012, this book guides database administrators, SQL programmers, and report specialists in creating practical, cost-effective business intelligence solutions for their companies and departments.
Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions provides practical examples of cost-effective business intelligence projects. Readers will be guided through several complete projects that build a foundation for real-world solutions. Even with limited experience using Microsoft's SQL Server, Integration Server, Analysis Server, and Reporting Server, you can leverage your existing knowledge of SQL programming and database design to provide users with the¬†business intelligence¬†reports they need.¬†¬†
- Provides recipes for multiple business intelligence scenarios
- Progresses from simple to advanced projects using several examples
- Shows Microsoft SQL Server technology used to complete real-world¬†business intelligence¬†projects
What youll learn
- How to plan and implement cost-effective¬†business intelligence¬†projects
- How to create practical data warehouse databases
- How to extract, transform, and load data with Integration Services
- How to develop OLAP cubes and dimensions on Analysis Server
- How to create Reporting Server reports using both SQL and MDX
- How to apply¬†performance-tuning techniques to get the most from your solutions
Who this book is for
Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions is aimed at database administrators, SQL programmers, and report developers who create business intelligence solutions for midsized businesses and departments.
- Table of Contents
Table of Contents
- Source Code/Downloads
If you think that you've found an error in this book, please let us know about it. You will find any confirmed erratum below, so you can check if your concern has already been addressed.On page Source Code:The setup scripts for Northwind and Pubs, InstNwnd.sql and InstPubs.sql reference the deprecated command sp_dboption and throws an error. Although this doesn't "break" anything, some readers may be confused when they see error message.
These two lines in each script can be replace with the following:
ALTER DATABASE pubs SET RECOVERY SIMPLE;