Topic: Book

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Analysis Services Tabular books #ssas #tabular

Many people are looking for books about Analysis Services Tabular. Today there are two books available and they complement each other: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services: The BISM Tabular Model by Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari and Chris Webb Applied  Read more

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#MDX Cookbook : a new must read for #SSAS developers

There are not so many books about MDX and it’s strange considering that it is a very sophisticated languages that requires years for learning (I’m not kidding). I started learning MDX in 1999 and after so many years, I still have to learn something. I’ve  Read more

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#MDX in London and speculation about future books

Chris Webb, who wrote the Expert Cube Development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services book with me and Alberto , is preparing another Introduction to MDX course in London, this time from October 26th to 28th. It is now a three day course  Read more

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Expert Cube Development book finally on Kindle!

The book Expert Cube Development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services is finally available on Kindle ! I received many requests for that and the last one just a couple of days ago from Greg Low in its useful review . I’m curious to see whether  Read more

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Windows Azure Step-by-Step

My colleague and friend Roberto Brunetti wrote Windows Azure Step by Step Microsoft Press. It is a good introductive book about programming on Windows Azure. He is a well known speaker, author and trainer in Italy and he finally used its great skills  Read more

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PowerPivot ebook – 50% discount offer of the day

Yesterday I delivered my Inside DAX session at PASS 2010. Someone might have missed the link to buy the PowerPivot for Excel 2010 book with a 50% discount that is valid just today. The link is http://oreil.ly/sqlpass2010 !  Read more

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PowerPivot book sample chapters available in PDF

You can download these two sample chapters of the PowerPivot for Excel 2010: Give Your Data Meaning book: Chapter 2 – PowerPivot at Work This is introductive and suggested to read to anyone who is new to PowerPivot Chapter 7 – Date Calculations in DAX  Read more

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PowerPivot book in stock!

My Microsoft® PowerPivot for Excel® 2010: Give Your Data Meaning book has been printed and is now in stock on many bookstores! This is another good news of the past week, who have been dense of good news. I and Alberto have been interviewed by Vidas Matelis  Read more