Paul Sanders

Paul Sanders is a lead program manager in the Microsoft Analysis Services product team.

Articles by Paul Sanders
UDM: The Best of Both Worlds
The next release of Analysis Services, coming in SQL Server Yukon, will combine the best aspects of traditional OLAP-based analysis and relational reporting into one dimensional model--the Unified Dimensional Model (UDM).
The UDM End-User Model 1
The UDM lets you define an end-user model over its base data-access layer, providing a comprehensible view of the data that lets users quickly understand, analyze, and act on business information.
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