Knight's Microsoft Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: November 2011
Pages: 432

A hands-on guide to Microsoft's Business Intelligencetoolset

An ideal starting point for anyone new to the world of BusinessIntelligence (BI), this unique book-and-DVD package introduces youto the Microsoft BI toolset and provides you with information youneed to perform basic business analysis and reporting with Exceland SharePoint. The expert authors begin with a basic primer on BIand data modeling and go on to show you step by step how to use SQLServer Integration Services, Analysis Services, Reporting Services,Excel BI (including PowerPivot), and SharePoint. Each lesson in thebook has an accompanying tutorial on the DVD, making your learningexperience thorough and understandable.

Knight's Microsoft Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer:

  • Breaks down data warehousing and Business Intelligence intodigestible pieces

  • Escorts you through solving common scenarios involving SQLServer Integration Services

  • Details the ways to configure a data source and a data sourceview in SQL Server Analysis Services

  • Demonstrates how to develop, deploy, and administer SQL ServerReporting Services, use maps in your report, and build a matrixreport or dashboard

  • Teaches you to deploy and use Reporting Services, ExcelServices, and PowerPivot for Excel 2010 and SharePoint 2010

Wrox guides are crafted to make learning programming languagesand technologies easier than you think. Written by programmers forprogrammers, they provide a structured, tutorial format that willguide you through all the techniques involved.

On the DVD

Don't just learn—do!

The lessons within the book are each accompanied by aninstructional demonstration on the DVD.

You'll learn to:

  • Use control flow and data flow

  • Solve common SSIS scenarios

  • Load dimensions as well as a fact table

  • Configure a data source and a data source view

  • Add new dimensions and measure groups

  • Create calculations

  • Build a matrix report

  • Deploy and administer SSRS

  • Use Report Builder

  • Load data into a PowerPivot workbook

  • Deploy and use Reporting Services in SharePoint 2010

Please see the DVD appendix for details and complete systemrequirements.

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