Take advantage of the real power behind the BI components of SQL Server 2014 with Packt’s new book and eBook.

June 2014 | Beginner's Guides, Enterprise, Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development: Beginner'sGuide, a book packed with real-world examples that will give you a good understanding of the BI and DW components of SQL Server 2014, Excel 2013, and SharePoint 2013. This book is now available in print, eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The print book consists of 350 pages and is priced at $49.99, while the eBook is priced at $25.49.

About the author:

Reza Rad has more than 10 years of experience in databases and software applications. Most of his work experience is in data warehousing and business intelligence. He has worked with Microsoft technologies from SQL Server 7 and Visual Basic 6 to the latest versions of SQL Server and .NET. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.

Reza is a DW/BI architect and consultant. Reza has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in SQL Server from 2011 to 2014. He is an international speaker at SQL Server, BI, and DW conferences around the world. He speaks in SQL PASS Summits, Microsoft TechEd, SQL Saturdays, SQL Server user groups, and code camps. Reza is also a mentor and a Microsoft Certified Trainer.

Users will be able to perform data modeling with SSAS Multidimensional and MDX, use DAX and SSAS tabular for data modeling, and also manage Master Data with MDS. How to reveal Knowledge Driven Data Quality with DQS, understand prediction and Data Mining, and identify data patterns and predictive models are also expressed in detailed examples.

This book will give users a competitive advantage by helping them to quickly learn how to design and build a BI system with Microsoft BI tools. With the help of this book, users can start with designing a data warehouse with dimensional modeling, and then look at creating data models based on SSAS multidimensional and Tabular technologies. It will illustrate how to use SSIS for ETL, and MDS and DQS for data governance and data quality.

This book covers the following chapters:

Chapter 1: Data Warehouse Design

Chapter 2: SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional Cube Development

Chapter 3: Tabular Model Development of SQL Server Analysis Services

Chapter 4: ETL with Integration Services

Chapter 5: Master Data Management

Chapter 6: Data Quality and Data Cleansing

Chapter 7: Data Mining – Descriptive Models in SSAS

Chapter 8: Identifying Data Patterns – Predictive Models in SSAS

Chapter 9: Reporting Services

Chapter 10: Dashboard Design

Chapter 11: Power BI

Chapter 12: Integrating Reports in Applications

Packt Publishing has also released the following Microsoft SQL Server books:

Instant Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2012 Dimensions and Cube

Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Security Cookbook

About Packt:

All Microsoft SQL Server books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.


Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development: Beginner’s Guide
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