MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook: A must have guide for any Microsoft SQL Server developer using MDX

October 2013 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook, an essential resource aimed at report developers who need to access multidimensional cubes using the MDX language. This book is now available in print and all the popular eBook formats, including Kindle. The print book is 420 pages long and is competitively priced at $59.99, while the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $30.59.

About the Authors :

Sherry Li has worked with Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence stacks for many years, and she currently works for a major financial organization with responsibilities in implementing data warehousing and BI solutions.

Tomislav Piasevoli has many years of experience in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS). Tomislav is a Business Intelligence Specialist and now works for SoftPro Tetral d.o.o., a company specializing in the development of SSAS frontends and the implementation of BI solutions.

MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook delves into the various powerful new features involved in the MDX language and business intelligence, such as creating time-aware calculations relative to the current date, constructing context-aware calculations relative to members on axes, and implementing business-related calculations such as forecasting, allocation of values, and ABC analysis.

Furthermore, step-by-step recipes will not only help readers become well-versed with the features of a Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services using MDX, but also help implement error handling, capture MDX generated by SSAS frontends, and register SSAS-related assemblies using stored procedures.

Some of the topics covered in the book are as follows:

Chapter 1: Elementary MDX Techniques

Chapter 2: Working with Sets

Chapter 3: Working with Time

Chapter 4: Concise Reporting

Chapter 5: Navigation

Chapter 6: Business Analytics

Chapter 7: When MDX is Not Enough

Chapter 8: Advanced MDX Topics

Chapter 9: On the Edge

Packt Publishing has also released the following MDX books:

MDX with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services Cookbook (Published)

Instant MDX Queries for SQL Server 2012 [Instant] (Published)

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration Cookbook (Published)

About Packt:

All Packt books on MDX 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.

MDX with SSAS 2012 Cookbook
69 practical recipes to analyze multidimensional data stored in SSAS 2012 cubes, using high-performance MDX calculations and flexible MDX queries

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