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This book offers practical, task-based, and immediately usable recipes covering a wide range of MDX calculations and queries. In addition to its cookbook style, which ensures the solutions are presented in a clear step-by-step manner, the explanations are done in great detail, which makes it good learning material for everyone who has experience in MDX and wants to improve. The book is designed in such a way that you can read it chapter by chapter or refer to recipes in no particular order. However, some of the recipes depend on each another. When this is the case, you will be notified. The book is focused on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services, but most of the concepts and explanation are also applicable to previous versions of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services. If you are a Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services developer and want to improve your solutions using MDX, then this book is for you. The book assumes you have a working knowledge of MDX and a basic understanding of dimensional modeling and cube design.
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