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What's So Good About SQL Server 2005 OLAP?
Understand the business imperative for SQL Server 2005's new OLAP capabilities as well as how to implement them.

by Andrew Brust

VSLive! Orlando, May 2006

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(Running time: 1 hour, 4 minutes)
Andrew Brust,
Chief of New Technology,
twentysix New York

SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services, with its Unified Dimensional Model, has turbo-charged its OLAP capabilities. These new OLAP solutions can be useful to your business because they're more powerful than their SQL Server 2000 counterparts, easier to develop, and can be based on real-time or near–real-time data. Learn how to use new Visual Studio designers to create OLAP cubes, and then get acquainted with powerful new features such as .NET CLR stored procedures, Key Performance Indicators, Perspectives, Translations, and proactive caching. Understand the business imperative for OLAP as well as its implementation.

About the Speaker
Andrew Brust is chief of new technology at twentysix New York, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in New York City. Andrew serves as Microsoft's regional director for New York and New Jersey, Visual Basic MVP, and a member of Microsoft's Business Intelligence Partner Advisory Council. Andrew is a vice chairman of the New York Software Industry Association (NYSIA), a member of INETA's Speaker Bureau, and a highly rated speaker at national and international conferences. He can be reached at [email protected].


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