Tabular Modeling with SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Cookbook

Author: Derek Wilson

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786461501

Category: Computers

Page: 372

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Expert tabular modeling techniques for building and deploying cutting-edge business analytical reporting solutions About This Book Build and deploy Tabular Model projects from relational data sources Leverage DAX and create high-performing calculated fields and measures Create ad-hoc reports based on a Tabular Model solution Useful tips to monitor and optimize your tabular solutions Who This Book Is For This book is for SQL BI professionals and Architects who want to exploit the full power of the new Tabular models in Analysis Services. Some knowledge of previous versions of Analysis services would be helpful but is not essential. What You Will Learn Learn all about Tabular services mode and how it speeds up development Build solutions using sample datasets Explore built-in actions and transitions in SSAS 2016 Implement row-column, and role-based security in a Tabular Data model Realize the benefits of in-memory and DirectQuery deployment modes Get up to date with the new features added to SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Optimize Data Models and Relationships Usage In Detail SQL Server Analysis Service (SSAS) has been widely used across multiple businesses to build smart online analytical reporting solutions. It includes two different types of modeling for analysis services: Tabular and Multi Dimensional. This book covers Tabular modeling, which uses tables and relationships with a fast in-memory engine to provide state of the art compression algorithms and query performance. The book begins by quickly taking you through the concepts required to model tabular data and set up the necessary tools and services. As you learn to create tabular models using tools such as Excel and Power View, you'll be shown various strategies to deploy your model on the server and choose a query mode (In-memory or DirectQuery) that best suits your reporting needs. You'll also learn how to implement key and newly introduced DAX functions to create calculated columns and measures for your model data. Last but not least, you'll be shown techniques that will help you administer and secure your BI implementation along with some widely used tips and tricks to optimize your reporting solution. By the end of this book, you'll have gained hands-on experience with the powerful new features that have been added to Tabular models in SSAS 2016 and you'll be able to improve user satisfaction with faster reports and analytical queries. Style and approach This book takes a practical, recipe-based approach where each recipe lists the steps to address or implement a solution. You will be provided with several approaches to creating a business intelligence semantic model using analysis services.
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Tabular Modeling in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

Author: Marco Russo,Alberto Ferrari

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509302905

Category: Computers

Page: 512

View: 3017

Build agile and responsive business intelligence solutions Create a semantic model and analyze data using the tabular model in SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services to create corporate-level business intelligence (BI) solutions. Led by two BI experts, you will learn how to build, deploy, and query a tabular model by following detailed examples and best practices. This hands-on book shows you how to use the tabular model’s in-memory database to perform rapid analytics—whether you are new to Analysis Services or already familiar with its multidimensional model. Discover how to: • Determine when a tabular or multidimensional model is right for your project • Build a tabular model using SQL Server Data Tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 • Integrate data from multiple sources into a single, coherent view of company information • Choose a data-modeling technique that meets your organization’s performance and usability requirements • Implement security by establishing administrative and data user roles • Define and implement partitioning strategies to reduce processing time • Use Tabular Model Scripting Language (TMSL) to execute and automate administrative tasks • Optimize your data model to reduce the memory footprint for VertiPaq • Choose between in-memory (VertiPaq) and pass-through (DirectQuery) engines for tabular models • Select the proper hardware and virtualization configurations • Deploy and manipulate tabular models from C# and PowerShell using AMO and TOM libraries Get code samples, including complete apps, at: https://aka.ms/tabular/downloads About This Book • For BI professionals who are new to SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services or already familiar with previous versions of the product, and who want the best reference for creating and maintaining tabular models. • Assumes basic familiarity with database design and business analytics concepts.
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MDX with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Cookbook

Author: Tomislav Piasevoli,Sherry Li

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786467887

Category: Computers

Page: 586

View: 1148

Over 70 practical recipes to analyze multi-dimensional data in SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services cubes About This Book Updated for SQL Server 2016, this book helps you take advantage of the new MDX commands and the new features introduced in SSAS Perform time-related, context-aware, and business related-calculations with ease to enrich your Business Intelligence solutions Collection of techniques to write flexible and high performing MDX queries in SSAS with carefully structured examples Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who has been involved in working with multidimensional data. If you are a multidimensional cube developer, a multidimensional database administrator, or a report developer who writes MDX queries to access multidimensional cube, this book will help you. If you are a power cube user or an experienced business analyst, you will also find this book invaluable in your data analysis. This book is for you are interested in doing more data analysis so that the management can make timely and accurate business decisions. What You Will Learn Grasp the fundamental MDX concepts, features, and techniques Work with sets Work with Time dimension and create time-aware calculations Make analytical reports compact, concise, and efficient Navigate cubes Master MDX for reporting with Reporting Services (new) Perform business analytics Design efficient cubes and efficient MDX queries Create metadata-driven calculations (new) Capture MDX queries and many other techniques In Detail If you're often faced with MDX challenges, this is a book for you. It will teach you how to solve various real-world business requirements using MDX queries and calculations. Examples in the book introduce an idea or a problem and then guide you through the process of implementing the solution in a step-by-step manner, inform you about the best practices and offer a deep knowledge in terms of how the solution works. Recipes are organized by chapters, each covering a single topic. They start slowly and logically progress to more advanced techniques. In case of complexity, things are broken down. Instead of one, there are series of recipes built one on top of another. This way you are able to see intermediate results and debug potential errors faster. Finally, the cookbook format is here to help you quickly identify the topic of interest and in it a wide range of practical solutions, that is – MDX recipes for your success. Style and approach This book is written in a cookbook format, where you can browse through and look for solutions to a particular problem in one place. Each recipe is short, to the point and grouped by relevancy. All the recipes are sequenced in a logical progression; you will be able to build up your understanding of the topic incrementally.
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SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook

Author: Dinesh Priyankara,Robert C. Cain

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786467992

Category: Computers

Page: 596

View: 3265

Create interactive cross-platform reports and dashboards using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services About This Book Get up to speed with the newly-introduced enhancements and the more advanced query and reporting features Easily access your important data by creating visually appealing dashboards in the Power BI practical recipe Create cross-browser and cross-platform reports using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Who This Book Is For This book is for software professionals who develop and implement reporting solutions using Microsoft SQL Server. It is especially relevant for professionals who are software engineers, software architects, DW/BI engineers, and DW/BI architects who perform simple to complex report authoring implementations. This book is also suitable for those who develop software solutions that integrate reporting solutions and are keen to learn about Microsoft SQL Server 2016's features and capabilities. What You Will Learn Key capabilities, architecture, and components of Reporting Services New features that have been added to Reporting Services Design the architecture for reporting solutions Design the architecture for BI solutions Implement reporting solutions using Reporting Services Improve the performance, availability, and scalability of the reporting solution Enhance reporting solutions with custom programming and improved security In Detail Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services comes with many new features. It offers different types of reporting such as Production, Ad-hoc, Dashboard, Mash-up, and Analytical. SQL Server 2016 also has a surfeit of new features including Mobile Reporting, and Power BI integration. This book contains recipes that explore the new and advanced features added to SQL Server 2016. The first few chapters cover recipes on configuring components and how to explore these new features. You'll learn to build your own reporting solution with data tools and report builder, along with learning techniques to create visually appealing reports. This book also has recipes for enhanced mobile reporting solutions, accessing these solutions effectively, and delivering interactive business intelligence solutions. Towards the end of the book, you'll get to grips with running reporting services in SharePoint integrated mode and be able to administer, monitor, and secure your reporting solution. This book covers about the new offerings of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services in comprehensive detail and uses examples of real-world problem-solving business scenarios. Style and approach This comprehensive cookbook follows a problem-solution approach to help you overcome any obstacle when creating interactive, visually-appealing reports using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services. Each recipe focuses on a specific task and is written in a clear, solution-focused style.
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals

Insiderwissen zur Verbesserung der Systemleistung von Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Author: Kalen Delaney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866456563

Category: Database management

Page: 818

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Einführung in SQL

Author: Alan Beaulieu

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897219387

Category: Computers

Page: 353

View: 4473

SQL kann Spaß machen! Es ist ein erhebendes Gefühl, eine verworrene Datenmanipulation oder einen komplizierten Report mit einer einzigen Anweisung zu bewältigen und so einen Haufen Arbeit vom Tisch zu bekommen. Einführung in SQL bietet einen frischen Blick auf die Sprache, deren Grundlagen jeder Entwickler beherrschen muss. Die aktualisierte 2. Auflage deckt die Versionen MySQL 6.0, Oracle 11g und Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ab. Außerdem enthält sie neue Kapitel zu Views und Metadaten. SQL-Basics - in null Komma nichts durchstarten: Mit diesem leicht verständlichen Tutorial können Sie SQL systematisch und gründlich lernen, ohne sich zu langweilen. Es führt Sie rasch durch die Basics der Sprache und vermittelt darüber hinaus eine Reihe von häufig genutzten fortgeschrittenen Features. Mehr aus SQL-Befehlen herausholen: Alan Beaulieu will mehr vermitteln als die simple Anwendung von SQL-Befehlen: Er legt Wert auf ein tiefes Verständnis der SQL-Features und behandelt daher auch den Umgang mit Mengen, Abfragen innerhalb von Abfragen oder die überaus nützlichen eingebauten Funktionen von SQL. Die MySQL-Beispieldatenbank: Es gibt zwar viele Datenbankprodukte auf dem Markt, aber welches wäre zum Erlernen von SQL besser geeignet als MySQL, das weit verbreitete relationale Datenbanksystem? Der Autor hilft Ihnen, eine MySQL-Datenbank anzulegen, und nutzt diese für die Beispiele in diesem Buch. Übungen mit Lösungen: Zu jedem Thema finden Sie im Buch gut durchdachte Übungen mit Lösungen. So ist sichergestellt, dass Sie schnell Erfolgserlebnisse haben und das Gelernte auch praktisch umsetzen können.
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Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2016, Fourth Edition

Author: Brian Larson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 125964149X

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 7789

Distribute Actionable, Timely BI with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 and Power BI Drive better, faster, more informed decision making across your organization using the expert tips and best practices featured in this hands-on guide. Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2016, Fourth Edition, shows, step-by-step, how to distribute high-performance, custom analytics to users enterprise-wide. Discover how to build BI Semantic Models, create data marts and OLAP cubes, write MDX and DAX scripts, and share insights using Microsoft client tools. The book includes coverage of self-service business intelligence with Power BI. • Understand the goals and components of successful BI • Build data marts, OLAP cubes, and Tabular models • Load and cleanse data with SQL Server Integration Services • Manipulate and analyze data using MDX and DAX scripts and queries • Work with SQL Server Analysis Services and the BI Semantic Model • Author interactive reports using SQL Server Data Tools • Create KPIs and digital dashboards • Implement time-based analytics • Embed data model content in custom applications using ADOMD.NET • Use Power BI to gather, model, and visualize data in a self-service environment
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Bi Solutions Using Ssas Tabular Model in Your Pocket

Author: Patrick Day,Senior Lecturer in Sociology Patrick Day

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540654083

Category:

Page: 174

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Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, SSAS (and sometimes MSAS), is an online analytical processing (OLAP) and data mining tool in Microsoft SQL Server. SSAS is used as a tool by organizations to analyze and make sense of information possibly spread out across multiple databases, or in disparate tables or files. Microsoft has included a number of services in SQL Server related to business intelligence and data warehousing. These services include Integration Services, Reporting Services and Analysis Services. Analysis Services includes a group of OLAP and data mining capabilities and comes in two flavors - Multidimensional and Tabular. This updated and expanded second edition of Book provides a user-friendly introduction to the subject, Taking a clear structural framework, it guides the reader through the subject's core elements. A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the reader understands even the most complex of concepts. This succinct and enlightening overview is a required reading for all those interested in the subject . We hope you find this book useful in shaping your future career & Business.
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Dive into BI Solutions Using SSAS Tabular Model

Author: Hollie Cox

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3739652705

Category: Computers

Page: 107

View: 9296

This updated and expanded second edition of Book provides a user-friendly introduction to the subject, Taking a clear structural framework, it guides the reader through the subject's core elements. A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the reader understands even the most complex of concepts. This succinct and enlightening overview is a required reading for all those interested in the subject . We hope you find this book useful in shaping your future career & Business.
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Abfragen Von Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - Original Microsoft Training Fur Examen 70-461

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Dejan Sarka,Ron Talmage

Publisher: Microsoft Press Deutschland

ISBN: 9783866459618

Category: Electronic books

Page: 745

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Erlernen Sie das Abfragen von Microsoft SQL Server 2012 und bereiten Sie sich gleichzeitig auf das Examen 70-461 vor. Das vorliegende Buch bietet Ihnen einen umfassenden Lehrbuchteil, mit dem Sie selbstandig lernen und anhand praktischer Ubungen die prufu
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SQL Server 2014

Der schnelle Einstieg

Author: Klemens Konopasek

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446441085

Category: Computers

Page: 761

View: 4707

SQL Server 2014// - Ideales Praxisbuch für Ein- und Umsteiger, die schnell und effizient in die Arbeit mit dem SQL Server einsteigen wollen - Fortgeschrittene Techniken zur Backend-Programmierung für Entwickler - Grundlagen der Administration für angehende DBAs - Mit aufeinander aufbauenden Beispielen und Praxistipps - Sämtliche Beispiele aus dem Buch, u.a. Datenbanken, SQL-Skripte und Visual Studio-Projekte, finden Sie auf der Verlagswebsite Dieses Standardwerk bietet Ihnen einen kompakten und zugleich umfassenden Einstieg in SQL Server 2014. Mit Konzentration auf das Wesentliche stellt Klemens Konopasek all jene Themen und Funktionen vor, die im Hinblick auf Einsatz, Programmierung und Administration von Client-Server-Applikationen besonders wichtig sind und in der Praxis am häufigsten gebraucht werden – angefangen bei Installation und Konfiguration, den grundlegenden Werkzeugen wie grafische Tools und SQL bis hin zu Automatisierungslösungen, Power-Tools für Entwickler. Sicherheit, Verwaltung von Berechtigungen, Backup und Recovery bilden einen weiteren Schwerpunkt. Aufeinander aufbauende Beispiele helfen Ihnen, die zugrunde liegenden Konzepte und Techniken zu verstehen, um mit dem SQL Server wirklich effizient arbeiten zu können. AUS DEM INHALT // Installation // Grafische Werkzeuge // Datenbanken und Datenbankobjekte erstellen // SQL für Datenzugriff und Tabellenerstellung // Transact-SQL für serverseitige Programmierung // Gespeicherte Prozeduren, Funktionen und Trigger // CLR-Integration: Serverprogrammierung mit .NET-Sprachen // Data Tier Applications & SQL Server Data Tools // Client-Server-Datenbank administrieren, sichern und wiederherstellen // Sicherheit & Zugriffsberechtigungen // Datenbank-E-Mail, Integration Services, PowerPivot
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Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Überblick über Konfiguration, Administration, Programmierung

Author: Markus Raatz,Jörg Knuth,Ruprecht Dröge

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3866455585

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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Ruprecht Dröge beschäftigt sich seit vielen Jahren mit Datenbankentwurf und -programmierung. Als Spezialist für Unternehmensanwendungen im .NET-Umfeld ist er zudem häufiger Sprecher auf diversen Veranstaltungen. Seine Erfahrungen gibt er (als Geschäftsführer der BeConstructed GmbH) regelmäßig in Schulungen für Experten weiter. Markus Raatz ist Mitbegründer der Firma ceteris, die sich auf Microsoft Business Intelligence spezialisiert hat. Er spricht regelmäßig auf Konferenzen und ist zusammen mit Ruprecht Dröge Autor des ersten Buches zum SQL Server 2005 bei Microsoft Press. Außerdem leitet er die Regionalgruppe Berlin der SQLPASS. Zurzeit halten ihn hauptsächlich Data-Warehouse-Projekte mit den Analysis Services des SQL Servers in Atem. Zudem ist er seit fünf Jahren Moderator der jährlich stattfindenden SQLDays in München. Jörg Knuth ist seit über zehn Jahren erfolgreich als Berater und Trainer im Bereich Business Intelligence (BI) tätig. Er kennt die Praxis und hat seine Umsetzungsstärke in zahllosen BI-Projekten beeindruckend unter Beweis gestellt. Als Trainer hat er viele Menschen begeisternd an Microsoft-Produkte herangeführt und sie zu kompetenten Usern weitergebildet. Sein Repertoire reicht von ausgewiesenen, grundlegenden Kenntnissen bis hin zur professionellen, zukunftsweisenden Programmierung von Microsoft-Produkten. Jörg Knuth steht für ergonomisch perfekte Business-Lösungen, die für den Anwender einfach handhabbar und perfekt lesbar sind. Er weiß darum, dass der Anwender übersichtliche, redundanzfreie Berichte benötigt und Daten zur schnellen Analyse angemessen komprimiert und optimal visualisiert erwartet.
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Exam Ref 70-768 Developing SQL Data Models

Author: Stacia Varga

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509305165

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 3485

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-768–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions development with SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (SSAS), including modeling and queries. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Design a multidimensional BI semantic model • Design a tabular BI semantic model • Develop queries using Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) and Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) • Configure and maintain SSAS This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you are a database or BI professional with experience creating models, writing MDX or DAX queries, and using SSAS
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Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 3/E

Author: Brian Larson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071759387

Category: Computers

Page: 832

View: 6912

Implement a Robust BI Solution with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Equip your organization for informed, timely decision making using the expert tips and best practices in this practical guide. Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Third Edition explains how to effectively develop, customize, and distribute meaningful information to users enterprise-wide. Learn how to build data marts and create BI Semantic Models, work with the MDX and DAX languages, and share insights using Microsoft client tools. Data mining and forecasting are also covered in this comprehensive resource. Understand the goals and components of successful BI Design, deploy, and manage data marts and OLAP cubes Load and cleanse data with SQL Server Integration Services Manipulate and analyze data using MDX and DAX scripts and queries Work with SQL Server Analysis Services and the BI Semantic Model Author interactive reports using SQL Server Data Tools Create KPIs and digital dashboards Use data mining to identify patterns, correlations, and clusters Implement time-based analytics Embed BI reports in custom applications using ADOMD.NET
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Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions

Author: Randal Root,Caryn Mason

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430234881

Category: Computers

Page: 836

View: 9998

Business intelligence projects do not need to cost multi-millions of dollars or take months or even years to complete! Using rapid application development (RAD) techniques along with Microsoft SQL Server 2012, this book guides database administrators, SQL programmers, and report specialists in creating practical, cost-effective business intelligence solutions for their companies and departments. Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions provides practical examples of cost-effective business intelligence projects. Readers will be guided through several complete projects that build a foundation for real-world solutions. Even with limited experience using Microsoft's SQL Server, Integration Server, Analysis Server, and Reporting Server, you can leverage your existing knowledge of SQL programming and database design to provide users with the business intelligence reports they need. Provides recipes for multiple business intelligence scenarios Progresses from simple to advanced projects using several examples Shows Microsoft SQL Server technology used to complete real-world business intelligence projects What you’ll learn How to plan and implement cost-effective business intelligence projects How to create practical data warehouse databases How to extract, transform, and load data with Integration Services How to develop OLAP cubes and dimensions on Analysis Server How to create Reporting Server reports using both SQL and MDX How to apply performance-tuning techniques to get the most from your solutions Who this book is for Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions is aimed at database administrators, SQL programmers, and report developers who create business intelligence solutions for midsized businesses and departments. Table of Contents BI Solutions A Big Picture Overview Planning Solutions Designing Data Warehouses Implementing Data Warehouses with SQL ETL Processing with SQL Beginning an SSIS Project Additional SSIS Configurations Beginning an SSAS Project Configuring Dimensions with SSAS Creating and Configuring SSAS Cubes Additional Cube and Dimension Configurations Reporting with SQL Queries Reporting with MDX Queries Reporting with Microsoft Excel Beginning an SSRS Project Configuring Reports with SSRS Testing and Tuning BI Solutions Approve, Release, and Prepare
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SQL Server 2014

Das Programmierhandbuch. Inkl. ADO.NET Entity Framework

Author: Dirk Mertins,Jörg Neumann,Andreas Kühnel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783836230445

Category: Computers

Page: 1308

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Microsoft Excel 2010, Pivot-Tabellen - das Praxisbuch

Ideen und Lösungen für die Datenanalyse mit PivotTables und PivotCharts

Author: Helmut Schuster

Publisher: Microsoft Press Deutschland

ISBN: 9783866456785

Category: Business

Page: 268

View: 1276

Vier ausgewiesene Excel-Experten zeigen Ihnen in diesem Handbuch umfassend und leicht verständlich, wie Sie Excel effizient in der Praxis einsetzen. Anhand der beiliegenden Beispieldateien können Sie in Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitung die wichtigsten Arbeitstechniken erlernen, hilfreiche Übersichten erleichtern Ihnen den Überblick und Profitipps helfen Ihnen, Zeit zu sparen.
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Microsoft Excel 2013

Building Data Models with PowerPivot

Author: Alberto Ferrari,Marco Russo

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735676348

Category: Computers

Page: 487

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Shows readers how to perform complex data analysis, create reports with the data analysis expressions language, and add hierarchies to data models to enable faster browsing.
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