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Chapter 2 - Video # 3

Business Intelligence and SQL Server

Chapter 2: Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing with SSAS Course: SQL Server 2008/R2 Analysis Services Course Id: 165 Presented by Scott Whigham 1 1

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Business Intelligence

• Overview of Chapter • Defining Business Intelligence • BI and SQL Server

• OLTP vs. OLAP • “Where should I put my data warehouse?”

• Multidimensional databases • Data Mining • What is Analysis Services? • New Features in SSAS 2008

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Business Intelligence

• Remember our “typical BI implementation”: – Data entry system(s) • • • • •

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Ticketing system Defect tracking system Order entry Website registration/shopping cart

– Data warehouse – Enterprise reporting system – Training on how to use reporting system 3 p. 3


Business Intelligence

Data entry

Data warehouse

Reporting

Training

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Business Intelligence

• Think of the four core products of SQL Server: – Database Engine – Analysis Services – Reporting Services – Integration Services

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Business Intelligence

Data entry

Data warehouse

Reporting

Database engine

Analysis Services

Reporting Services

Training

Training 6 p. 6


Business Intelligence

• The SQL Server Database Engine: – A relational database management system (“RDBMS”) – Perfect for data entry systems – Perfect for relational data warehouses – Job scheduling engine

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Business Intelligence

• SQL Server Analysis Services: – A multidimensional database management system – Perfect for multidimensional data warehouses – More on this later…

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Business Intelligence

• SQL Server Reporting Services: – An enterprise report server with report authoring and report viewing tools

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Business Intelligence

• SQL Server Integration Services: – An ETL (extract, transform, load) tool for integrating data and loading data warehouses

* Image source: MSDN

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• What's the Difference Between a Data Warehouse and a Data Mart? "A quote can change the way you think about challenges you face.“ Catherine Pulsifer

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