Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions – Randal Root, Caryn Mason – 1st Edition

Description

Business intelligence projects do not need to multi-millions of dollars or take months or even years to ! Using rapid application development (RAD) techniques along with Microsoft 2012, this guides database administrators, SQL programmers, and report specialists in creating practical, cost-effective business intelligence for their companies and departments.

Pro 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, Server, and Reporting Server, you can leverage your existing of SQL programming and database design to provide users with the business intelligence reports they need.

Table of Content

Business Intelligence Solutions
A Big Picture Overview
Planning Solutions
Designing a Data Warehouse
Creating a Data Warehouse
ETL Processing with SQL
Beginning the ETL Process with SSIS
Concluding the ETL Process with SSIS
Beginning the SSAS Project
Configuring Dimensions with SSAS
Creating and Configuring SSAS Cubes
Additional Cube and Dimension Configurations
Creating Reports with SQL Queries
Reporting with MDX Queries
Reporting with Microsoft Excel
Creating Reports with SSRS
Configuring Reports with SSRS
Testing and Tuning BI Solutions
Approve, Release, and Prepare