About This Book
- Discover the Dimensional Modeling concept while designing a data warehouse
- Learn Data Movement based on technologies such as SSIS, MDS, and DQS
- Design dashboards and reports with Microsoft BI technologies
Who This Book Is For
If you are a BI and Data Warehouse developer new to Microsoft Business Intelligence, and looking to get a good understanding of the different components of Microsoft SQL Server for Business Intelligence, this book is for you.
It's assumed that you will have some experience in databases systems and T-SQL. This book is will give you a good upshot view of each component and scenarios featuring the use of that component in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence systems.
What You Will Learn
- Perform Data Modeling with SSAS Multidimensional and MDX
- Use DAX and SSAS tabular for Data Modeling
- Manage Master Data with MDS
- Reveal Knowledge Driven Data Quality with DQS
- Understand prediction and Data Mining
- Identify data patterns and predictive models
- Design Dashboards with PerformancePoint and Power View
- Explore Power Query and Power Map as components of Power BI
- Create Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services and integrate them in applications
Take advantage of the real power behind the BI components of SQL Server 2014, Excel 2013, and SharePoint 2013 with this hands-on book. This book will give you a competitive advantage by helping you to quickly learn how to design and build BI system with Microsoft BI tools.
This book starts with designing a data warehouse with dimensional modeling, and then looks at creating data models based on SSAS multidimensional and Tabular technologies. It will illustrate how to use SSIS for ETL, and MDS and DQS for data governance and data quality. The book is packed with real-world examples that will give you a good understanding of the BI and DW components of SQL Server 2014, Excel 2013, and SharePoint 2013.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Reza Rad has more than 10 years of experience in databases and soft ware applications. Most of his work experience is in data warehousing and business intelligence. He has worked with Microsoft technologies from SQL Server 7 and Visual Basic 6 to the latest versions of SQL Server and .NET. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering. Reza is a DW/BI architect and consultant. He has worked with large enterprises around the world and delivered highquality data warehousing and BI solutions for them. He has worked with industries in different sectors, such as Health, Finance, Logistics, Sales, Order Management, Manufacturing, Telecommunication, and so on. Reza has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in SQL Server from 2011 to 2014. He is an international speaker in SQL Server, BI, and DW conferences around the world. He speaks in SQL PASS Summits, Microsoft TechEd, SQL Saturdays, SQL Server user groups, and code camps. Reza has written books on SQL Server and databases. One of his most recent books is SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook, Packt Publishing. Reza is a big fan of datarelated technologies, his expertise is in EIM, ETL, Data governance, big data, data warehousing, BI, data visualizati on, Master Data Management, OLAP, and so on. He is the author of Webcast series on the RADACAD website (http://www.radacad.com). He writes articles and blog posts on his technical blog (http://www.rad.pasfu.com); he writes about most of the Microsoft technologies, such as SSIS, MDS, DQS, SSAS, Power BI, HDInsight, and so on. His blog contains the latest information on his presentations and publications. Reza is a Mentor and a Microsoft Certified Trainer. He has been in the professional training business for many years. He conducts extensive 400 handedlevel training for many enterprises around the world via both remote and inperson training. He is an active member of MSDN forums, especially those on SQL Server and Power BI. He is also the leader of the New Zealand Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence user group, which is a registered chapter of PASS.