New SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Tutorial


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SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) is the technology from the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack, to develop Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) solutions. In simple terms, you can use SSAS to create cubes using data from data marts / data warehouse for deeper and faster data analysis.

In this tutorial we will step through a number of topics that you need to understand in order to successfully create a basic cube. Our high level outline is as follows:

  • Design and develop a star-schema
  • Create dimensions, hierarchies, and cubes
  • Process and deploy a cube
  • Develop calculated measures and named sets using MDX
  • Browse the cube data using Excel as the client tool

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Last Updated: 2011-05-10


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