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MDX Guide for SQL Folks: Part I - Navigating The Cube

Learn all you need to know about MDX, by drawing only on your current SQL knowledge.   Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2014/06/13 (first published: 2012/11/01) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mdx
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SaaS and Multi-tenancy Models

If you need to architect a multi-tenant Analysis Services project, what are your options? This piece from Sean Woehrle shows four options and explains why he picked a particular one.  Read more...
By Sean Woehrle 2014/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com
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DAX Query Basics

In this document I will attempt to talk you through writing your first very simple DAX queries. For the purpose of this document I will query the rather familiar Adventure Works Tabular Cube.   Read more...
By Gary Strange 2013/12/12 (first published: 2012/09/25) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dax
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SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services XMLA

Cube developers often flippantly use the term XMLA in their discussion of maintaining, scripting, backing up, and restoring cubes and other SSAS objects; what exactly is XMLA and how can it be used? Check out this tip to learn more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/07/22 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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Data Mining SQLIO Results

Learn how to use Analysis Services Data Mining to identify the influence of RAID level and IO Pattern on Latency.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2013/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlio
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SQL Server Analysis Services-Lead, Lag, OpeningPeriod, ClosingPeriod Time Related Functions

Working with SSAS time related accounting functions can be tricky. SQL Server 2012 now offers Lag and Lead functions. Are these functions available in SSAS? What other related functions are available?  Read more...
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MDX Guide for SQL Folks: Part III - Advanced Analysis

Learn everything about MDX drawing only on your T-SQL knowledge in this series. Frank Banin continues talking about Calculated Members, Named Sets, and more in part III.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2013/02/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mdx
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MDX Guide for SQL Folks: Part II - Hierarchies and Functions

Learn everything about MDX by drawing only on your SQL knowledge.   Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2012/12/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mdx
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Create SQL Server Analysis Services Partitions using AMO

When you have SSAS cubes with millions of rows of data, it is very helpful to create partitions. If you have a few cubes you could probably do this manually, but if there are many or if you want to automate this process you should look for smarter solutions such as programming the creation of partitions dynamically.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/11/19 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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MDX Guide for SQL Folks: Part I - Navigating The Cube

Learn all you need to know about MDX, by drawing only on your current SQL knowledge.   Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2014/06/13 (first published: 2012/11/01) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mdx
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 18,461 reads

DAX Query Basics

In this document I will attempt to talk you through writing your first very simple DAX queries. For the purpose of this document I will query the rather familiar Adventure Works Tabular Cube.   Read more...
By Gary Strange 2013/12/12 (first published: 2012/09/25) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dax
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 13,780 reads

Choosing a Tabular or Multidimensional Modeling Experience in SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services

This white paper provides practical guidance to help BI professionals and decision makers decide whether SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services tabular or multidimensional modeling provides the best fit for your next BI solution.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/09/14 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: business intelligence
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Summarizing Imported Data

This article shows a few simple techniques to summarize table data using T-SQL.  Read more...
By paddythegeek 2012/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: import
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Using ASCMD to run command line scripts for SQL Server Analysis Services

Sometimes it would be helpful to run scripts from a command line for Analysis Services. This would be useful for things like creating backups, processing data or running other tasks. Is there a command line tool like sqlcmd for multidimensional databases and Data Mining?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/06/18 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: ascmd
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Get a Descriptive Name for SQL Server Analysis Services Profiler Event Class and Event Subclass

A customer provides an SQL Server Analysis Services trace file to analyze. You save this file into a trace table and execute T-SQL code to analyze the results. Rather than getting descriptive values for the EventClass and EventSubclass data, you get numerical values. How do you resolve these numerical values to meaningful descriptive names? Check out this tip to learn more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/05/17 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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Guide to MCITP: SQL Server 2008 BI Developer

A guide to the SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence exams.  Read more...
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Analytic Enhancements in SQL Server 2012 - Part II

The introduction of the new analytic functions in the RTM version of SQL Server 2012, such as LAG, LEAD, FIRST_VALUE and LAST_VALUE, with the improved over clause, greatly facilitate the analysis on ordered data sets, such as time-series data. Read on to learn more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/04/25 | Source: Database Journal | Category: sql server 2012
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SSAS - Best Practices and Performance Optimization

There are several aspects that can take a toll on performance for your Analysis Services cubes. Some problems could be related to the source systems, some could be because of poor design of your cube and MDX queries and some could be related to network issues.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/02/24 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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Enabling Drillthrough in Analysis Services

Data analysis from a cube starts with aggregated and summarized data, followed by drill-down and drill-through of the data for a deeper and intelligent analysis. Drill down is inherently supported when you browse the data of the cube, but drill through has to be defined as per the requirements of analysis. In this tip we will see how to enable drill through on a cube.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/10/11 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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Optimize a SQL Server Analysis Services Measure Group Partition for Performance

In this tip you will learn how to design aggregations for a partition and optimize it for performance. Solution  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/08/26 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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