If you are in Austin you should stop by!
If you want to know what is going on SQL Server wise in Austin http://www.cactuss.org is where you want to go.
Intro to SSAS with Brian Knight
Ever want to implement drag-and-drop reporting in your application and stop the rampant report queue. In this session you'll have a gentle introduction to SQL Server Analysis Services. You'll see how to use it to give your users their own ad-hoc reporting and have better than expected performance results.
? The Benefits of SSAS
? What are Dimensions and Hierarchies
? User interfaces for developers
? Cube Design and Measures
? Including UBO and MDX in SSAS
Q & A with Brian Knight
Post meeting use of the DTS Profiler tool for analyzing the scope of DTS conversion projects (available via free download)
Participation in a raffle for a $50 Amazon gift certificate or a seat in our 4 day SSAS online training class ($795 value)
Brian Knight, SQL Server MVP, MCSE, MCDBA, is the co-founder of SQLServerCentral.com and JumpstartTV.com. He runs the local SQL Server users group in Jacksonville (JSSUG) and was on the Board of Directors of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). Brian is a contributing columnist for SQL Server Standard and also maintains a regular column for the database website SQLServerCentral.com and does regular webcasts at Jumpstart TV. He has co-authored and authored more than 9 SQL Server books including Admin911: SQL Server (Osborne/McGraw-Hill Publishing), Professional SQL Server DTS, Expert SSIS, Professional SQL Server 2005 Administration and Professional SQL Server 2005 SSIS (Wrox Press). Brian has spoken at conferences like PASS, SQL Connections and TechEd and many Code Camps.
See you there!