Introducing Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
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Analysis Services in SQL Server 2008 is more powerful than ever. In this session, we introduce the main features of Analysis Services, which you, as a developer or IT professional, will need to understand. We introduce the Unified Dimensional Model (UDM) which provides a rich layer of meta data over a relational source, to provide the best of both traditional OLAP-based reporting (performance and analytical capabilities) and relational reporting (currency of the data, and flexibility).