Jim Yang is a program manager at MSN who works on data mining and data analysis. He has a PhD in statistics from the University of Texas at Dallas. He has written several articles for statistical journals.
The data-mining features in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services can help your organization find the patterns and rules to improve its marketing, sales, and customer-support operations and gain a better understanding of its customers.
Microsoft seems to be bent on marginalizing SQL Server Standard Edition—both in the sense of the artificial constraints placed upon how much memory it can use, and in terms of what seems to be a shift in focus on the role of Standard Edition from Microsoft....More