Tabular Modeling with SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Cookbook
- By 作者: Derek Wilson
ISBN-10 书号: 1786468611
ISBN-13 书号:: 9781786468611
Release 出版日期: 2017-04-06
pages 页数: (519 )
SQL Server Analysis Service (SSAS) has been widely used across multiple businesses to build smart online analytical reporting solutions. It includes two different types of modeling for analysis services: Tabular and Multi Dimensional. This book covers Tabular modeling, which uses tables and relationships with a fast in-memory engine to provide state of the art compression algorithms and query performance.
The book begins by quickly taking you through the concepts required to model tabular data and set up the necessary tools and services. As you learn to create tabular models using tools such as Excel and Power View, you’ll be shown various strategies to deploy your model on the server and choose a query mode (In-memory or DirectQuery) that best suits your reporting needs.
You’ll also learn how to implement key and newly introduced DAX functions to create calculated columns and measures for your model data. Last but not least, you’ll be shown techniques that will help you administer and secure your BI implementation along with some widely used tips and tricks to optimize your reporting solution.
By the end of this book, you’ll have gained hands-on experience with the powerful new features that have been added to Tabular models in SSAS 2016 and you’ll be able to improve user satisfaction with faster reports and analytical queries.
1: INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT ANALYSIS SERVICES TABULAR MODE
2: SETTING UP A TABULAR MODE ENVIRONMENT
3: TABULAR MODEL BUILDING
4: WORKING IN TABULAR MODELS
5: ADMINISTRATION OF TABULAR MODELS
6: IN-MEMORY VERSUS DIRECTQUERY MODE
7: SECURING TABULAR MODELS
8: COMBINING TABULAR MODELS WITH EXCEL
9: DAX SYNTAX AND CALCULATIONS
10: WORKING WITH DATES AND TIME INTELLIGENCE
11: USING POWER BI FOR ANALYSIS
What You Will Learn
Learn all about Tabular services mode and how it speeds up development
Build solutions using sample datasets
Explore built-in actions and transitions in SSAS 2016
Implement row-column, and role-based security in a Tabular Data model
Realize the benefits of in-memory and DirectQuery deployment modes
Get up to date with the new features added to SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services
Optimize Data Models and Relationships Usage
Derek Wilson is a data management, business intelligence and predictive analytics practitioner. He has been working with Microsoft SQL Server since version 6.5 and with Analysis Services since its initial version. In his current role he responsible for the overall architecture, strategy, and delivery of Business Intelligence, analytics, and predictive solutions. In this role, he is focused on transforming how companies leverage data to gain new insights about their customers and operations to drive revenue and decrease expenses. He has over 17 years of experience in information technology leading and driving architectural solutions across enterprises. Over his career, he has been part of IT services, business units, and consulting organizations, which provides him with a unique perspective on how to communicate the value of technology to business leaders. He is a local chapter leader for the Houston SQL PASS Organization. You can connect with him on his blog at www.derekewilson.com or www.cdoadvisors.com.
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