• Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Analysis Services Step by Step (Step by Step Developer)

    Teach yourself to use SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services for business intelligence—one step at a time. You'll start by building your understanding of the business intelligence platform enabled by SQL Server and the Microsoft Office System, highlighting the role of Analysis Services. Then, you’ll create a simple multidimensional OLAP cube and progressively add features to help improve, secure, deploy, and maintain an Analysis Services database. You'll explore core Analysis Services 2008 features and capabilities, including dimension, cube, and aggregation design wizards; a new attribute relationship designer; designer AMO warnings; and using dynamic management views to monitor resources. And as you complete each lesson, you can hone your skills using the practice exercises from the companion CD. Plus, you can review and download code samples illustrating the author’s own, professional techniques—direct from the companion Web site. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

    • Brand: Microsoft
    • ASIN: 0735626200

  • Microsoft SQL Server(TM) 2005 Analysis Services Step by Step (Step by Step Developer)

    Teach yourself the fundamentals of SQL Server Analysis Services—one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the guidance you need to build flexible and powerful solutions that meet the analytical needs of your organization. Discover how to: Start building cubes using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Business Intelligence designers Create dimensions and measure groups to build, browse, and modify OLAP cubes Design objects to handle unique financial analysis requirements Improve query performance with aggregations and user hierarchies Customize cubes with multi-dimensional expressions (MDX) and other advanced design techniques Use actions to integrate Web pages, reporting applications, and drillthrough capabilities with cubes Manage role-based security and restrict data access Deploy and maintain a database in a production environment CD features All practice exercises and answer files Fully searchable eBook For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

    • ASIN: 0735621993

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Step by Step (Step by Step Developer)

    MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2000 ANALYSIS SERVICES STEP BY STEP shows Microsoft Excel and Access experts, IS managers, and database developers how to build applications that take advantage of the powerful data-analysis services in Microsoft SQL Server 2000. You’ll discover why these services make it easier to analyze huge amounts of data quickly, and you’ll learn how to develop a wide range of advanced dimensional-data applications—from enterprise reporting tools to advanced decision-support systems. The book’s easy-to-follow lessons begin with clear objectives and include real-world business examples, with a companion CD full of sample files that support each lesson. This title shows you how to: Administer the Analysis Manager: Understand the fundamentals behind data dimensions and hierarchies, data warehousing, and the Microsoft Analysis Services architecture, and use the Microsoft Analysis Manager application to define and populate data cubes. Create and display cubes: Define and modify measures and dimensions. Design, build, process, and view cubes, from simple to advanced, with cube and dimension editors. Use Microsoft Excel PivotTable Reports and the PivotTable List in Microsoft Excel to browse cubes, and create cubes using Microsoft Office. Query cubes: Use multid...

    • ASIN: 0735609047
    • UPC: 790145090478

  • The Data Warehouse Lab: A step-by-step guide using SSIS and SSAS 2017

    This book aims to help students and practitioners who are new to data warehousing to start developing a new data warehouse project from scratch. It shows different phases of data warehousing projects through a simple case. So readers can experience the full data warehouse development life-cycle through a simple example step-by-step. The book is written for the novice user, so there is no requirement for previous experience of working with MS SQL Server and other tools. However, it expects readers to know basics of databases like the table, columns, etc. The book does not aim to teach data warehousing multi-dimensional design principle, nor play the role of a comprehensive reference book on Microsoft Business Intelligence Toolset. It only intends to help readers to gets a hands-on experience on data warehouse development quickly. It aims to give readers basic understanding and experience, so they become more confident in using reference books and online materials. The book does not go through the installation of tools that are used in the sample project. The readers need to install the following tools in order to follow the steps, i.e., Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine, Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2017, Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) 2017, M...

    • ASIN: 1549918796

  • Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation

    Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation employs current nutrition information to inform students as they learn the roles nutrients play in their health throughout the life cycle. Comprehensive content on food selection, storage, preparation, and service gives students the tools needed to recognize and follow a nutritionally balanced diet, while animations bring content to life. Menus and recipes with easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions, and nutritional analyses are also included. Food-related careers are profiled in every chapter. • Enhanced visuals program employs infographics and images to emphasize content and improve recall. • The Foods of the World section explores the culture and cuisine of over 30 countries. • Students can complete and submit review questions digitally, enhancing instructor’s assessment of students’ comprehension and reducing paper waste.  

    • ASIN: 1631262254

  • Step by Step: Fault Tolerant, Scalable, and Secure AWS Stack: Build and Showcase a Complete Web App Stack on AWS. Develop skills in EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, IAM, CloudFront, Beanstalk & DynamoDB.

    ABOUT THE BOOK A look at core Amazon Web Services (AWS) services with an emphasis on implementation and skill development. You will start with a simple web application on a single Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instance and improve the stack step by step by adding high availability, fault-tolerance, scalability, security and ease of deployment. The book has 8 chapters and a capstone project, code, and commands required for the project are included. You will learn about these AWS services - Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2), Elastic Block Store (EBS), Relational Database Service (RDS), Simple Storage Service (S3), DynamoDB, Identity and Access Management (IAM), ElastiCache, CloudFront, Elastic Beanstalk and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). You will use these important aspects of AWS: - Infrastructure: AWS Regions and Availability Zones. - EC2: Amazon Machine Images, EBS Snapshots, Application Load Balancers, Sticky Sessions, Auto-Scaling Groups. - AWS Databases: RDS Read Replicas, RDS Multi-AZ Deployment, Memcached clusters. - Network: Public and Private Subnets, VPC Service Endpoints, Security Groups, NAT Gateways. - Security: IAM Roles, IAM policies, S3 bucket policies, S3 Access Control Lists, CloudFront signed URLs. - App development: AWS SDK. You will implement these AWS best practices:...

    • ASIN: 1980473501