By Rob Walters
Sped up SQL Server 2008 is a quick advent to SQL Server 2008 for skilled database execs. The publication appeals to readers who're clever, who study quickly, and who don't need to go through a large number of introductory fabric. The target is to impart the necessities of utilizing SQL Server 2008 as quick as attainable.
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0, Microsoft has continually strived for a self-service business intelligence model. The idea is to allow the average employee to easily ask a business intelligence question and get the results, without needing to go through various layers of DBAs and report developers. Gradually, throughout the releases of SQL Server, we have seen more tools and features that promote this behavior. At the core of business intelligence is SQL Server Analysis Services. New in Analysis Services are enhanced cube, dimension, and attribute designers.
Do you think that there is a DBA staffed at each one of these retail store outlets? Probably not. Most likely, the DBAs are staffed at headquarters and responsible for maintaining the remote databases. Thus, it is critical that a system be in place to proactively ensure that the configuration of these remote servers remains consistent. PM in SQL Server 2008 addresses this need for intelligent monitoring. Policy Management Components PM contains a plethora of concepts and definitions. To help explain these, we’ll consider a standard naming convention scenario as an example.
Powered by a robust Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) environment, SQL Server Analysis Services is a major player in the business intelligence market. This chapter covers the advancements in Analysis Services in SQL Server 2008. • Chapter 21 covers SQL Server Integration Services, Microsoft’s Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) tool. This chapter guides you through all of the Integration Services concepts, including data flow, control flow, and transformation tasks, using plenty of examples.
Accelerated SQL Server 2008 (Accelerated) by Rob Walters