SQL Server Analysis Services http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9180/more en Taking SQL Server Analysis Services Data Mining Further with Predixion Insight http://sqlmag.com/blog/taking-sql-server-analysis-services-data-mining-further-predixion-insight <div class="node-body blog-body">Predixion is a Microsoft partner solution that supplements the base SSAS Data Mining offering with many features that have long been on my wish list. The Predixion Insight solution also has exceptional support and far greater capabilities than the base Microsoft solution. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sql-server-bi-blog">SQL Server BI Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/taking-sql-server-analysis-services-data-mining-further-predixion-insight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/taking-sql-server-analysis-services-data-mining-further-predixion-insight#comments SQL Server Analysis Services Business Intelligence Analysis Services Analysis Services data mining data mining DMX DMX Excel Excel Predixion Insight Predixion Insight Predixion Software Predixion Software SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 SSAS SSAS SQL Server BI Blog Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:53:00 +0000 15181 at http://sqlmag.com Building Real-World Microsoft BI Dashboards Today http://sqlmag.com/blog/building-real-world-microsoft-bi-dashboards-today <div class="node-body blog-body">I know all the Microsoft buzz is about Power BI and Excel these days, but customers need real-world, professional business intelligence solutions that meet their complex real world requirements today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sql-server-bi-blog">SQL Server BI Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/building-real-world-microsoft-bi-dashboards-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/building-real-world-microsoft-bi-dashboards-today#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Reporting Services SharePoint Cloud Business Intelligence Azure cloud cloud Excel Excel Microsoft Microsoft mobile B Office 2013 Office 2013 Office 365 Office 365 performancepoint Power BI Power BI Power Map Power Map SharePoint SharePoint SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Reporting Services SQL Server Reporting Services SSAS SSAS SSRS SSRS Visio Services SQL Server BI Blog Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:48:00 +0000 14411 at http://sqlmag.com Power Pivot and Small Data: A Self-Service Approach to Business Intelligence http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/power-pivot-and-small-data-self-service-approach-business-intelligence <div class="field-byline"> Peter Heller (reader-submitted article) </div> <div class="field-deck"> A solution designed for small-to-midsized businesses </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In small-to-midsized businesses, using OLAP cubes for business intelligence (BI) analyses is often not a viable approach. A better solution is to design and implement a self-service BI solution on the client side.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/power-pivot-and-small-data-self-service-approach-business-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/power-pivot-and-small-data-self-service-approach-business-intelligence#comments Analysis SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Business Intelligence ETL Excel 2010 Extract OLTP PowerPivot SQL Server Analysis Services SSAS transform and load Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:23:00 +0000 13961 at http://sqlmag.com What's the Data Modeling Standard for Business Intelligence Systems? http://sqlmag.com/blog/whats-data-modeling-standard-business-intelligence-systems <div class="node-body blog-body">What are the industry standard approaches for modeling dimensional data modelling?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tool-time-blog">Tool Time Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/whats-data-modeling-standard-business-intelligence-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/whats-data-modeling-standard-business-intelligence-systems#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Business Intelligence BI BI Business Data Warehouse Business Data Warehouse data warehouse data warehouse SQL Server SQL Server SSAS SSAS Tool Time Blog Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:21:00 +0000 13171 at http://sqlmag.com Understanding Time Series Forecasting Concepts http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/understanding-time-series-forecasting-concepts <div class="field-deck"> Start using the forecasting capabilities in SSAS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With an understanding of the key concepts in time series forecasting and exposure to some of the underlying details, you'll be in a better position to start using the forecasting capabilities in SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/understanding-time-series-forecasting-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/understanding-time-series-forecasting-concepts#comments SQL Server Analysis Services Database Performance Tuning SQL Server Business Intelligence forecasting Microsoft SQL Server SQL Server SQL Server Analysis Services SSAS time series Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:55:00 +0000 12071 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence Enhancements http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-business-intelligence-enhancements <div class="field-byline"> James Serra </div> <div class="field-deck"> SQL Server 2012 is a one-stop shop for implementing an end-to-end BI solution </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2012 is a one-stop shop for implementing an end-to-end BI solution. You should upgrade to SQL Server 2012 if you've implemented a BI solution or are interested in implementing one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-business-intelligence-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-business-intelligence-enhancements#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Integration Services SQL Server Reporting Services SQL Server Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Power View PowerPivot for Excel SQL Server SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 11741 at http://sqlmag.com Publishing Tabular Models to SSAS http://sqlmag.com/blog/publishing-tabular-models-ssas <div class="node-body blog-body">This is a follow-up from my blog post last month here on SQL Server Pro about utilizing common traditional reporting tools like Excel and Report Builder with the new SQL Server 2012 Tabular models.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sql-server-bi-blog">SQL Server BI Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/publishing-tabular-models-ssas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/publishing-tabular-models-ssas#comments SQL Server Analysis Services Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Business Intelligence business intelligence PowerPivot PowerPivot SharePoint 2010 SharePoint 2010 SharePoint 2012 SharePoint 2012 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Analysis Services SSAS SSAS SQL Server BI Blog Fri, 18 May 2012 13:34:00 +0000 10361 at http://sqlmag.com Improve the Performance of Data Warehouse Queries with Columnstore Indexes http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/improve-performance-data-warehouse-queries-columnstore-indexes <div class="field-byline"> Benjamin Nevarez </div> <div class="field-deck"> What you need to know to get started using these new indexes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you write queries against a data warehouse, you'll want to explore the new columnstore indexes in SQL Server 2012. Here's what you need to know to get started using them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/improve-performance-data-warehouse-queries-columnstore-indexes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/improve-performance-data-warehouse-queries-columnstore-indexes#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Database Administration Administration Tools columnstore index technology Database Administration Databases Microsoft Microsoft SQL Server Querying SQL SQL Server SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Denali Sat, 25 Feb 2012 01:33:00 +0000 4631 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Takes on Big Data with Hadoop http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/microsoft-sql-server-2012-takes-big-data-hadoop <div class="field-byline"> Michael Otey </div> <div class="field-deck"> What's the Big Deal about Big Data? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2012 will include support for Hadoop. In this editorial article, Michael Otey explains the possibilities that Hadoop can bring to SQL Server DBas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/microsoft-sql-server-2012-takes-big-data-hadoop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/microsoft-sql-server-2012-takes-big-data-hadoop#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Database Administration Apache Software Foundation Commentary Database Administrator Google Hadoop MapReduce relational database system SQL Server SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Denali Fri, 17 Feb 2012 15:36:00 +0000 6093 at http://sqlmag.com Editorial: Reasons to Virtualize SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/editorial-reasons-virtualize-sql-server <div class="field-byline"> Michael Otey </div> <div class="field-deck"> Virtualizing SQL Server can save you cost and power savings, improved hardware ROI, and improved availability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are several motivating factors that drive DBAs to virtualize SQL Server, including cost and power savings, improved hardware ROI, and improved availability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/editorial-reasons-virtualize-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/editorial-reasons-virtualize-sql-server#comments SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Integration Services Database Virtualization Virtualization SQL Server Client Virtualization Computing Platform virtualization Server Virtualization SQL Server SQL Server 2000 SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2005 Express SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 R2 SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse SQL Server Analysis Services SQL Server Everywhere SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Virtual machines virtual server Virtualization Virtualization Thu, 24 Nov 2011 14:11:00 +0000 7347 at http://sqlmag.com