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Fast Track to MDX
Springer; 2nd edition | October 15, 2005 | ISBN-10: 1846281741 | 310 pages | File type: PDF | 3.56 mb
Fast Track to MDX (for SQL Server 2000) Second Edition Mark Whitehorn, Robert Zare and Mosha Pasumansky
OLAP (On-Line Analytical Processing) is the most powerful Business Intelligence tool currently available and Microsoft’s Analysis Manager makes OLAP cubes incredibly easy to build and deploy. However the real power of OLAP lies in its ability to help you solve real-life business problems; to release that power you need to use the language that controls the cubes and allows them to be queried. That language is MDX (Multi Dimensional eXpressions).
Fast Track to MDX gives you all the necessary background to let you write useful, powerful MDX expressions and introduces the most frequently used MDX functions and constructs. No prior knowledge is assumed and examples are used throughout the book to rapidly develop your MDX skills to the point where you can solve real business problems.