Introduction to SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services
This unit is a great place to start if you have never developed a cube and want to understand why you should. Developers worldwide use SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services to build comprehensive, enterprise-scale analytic solutions that reach users through familiar applications. This unit will introduce you to the fundamentals of online analytical processing (OLAP), and the architecture of analytic solutions developed with Analysis Services. You will also learn how to programmatically extend Analysis Services.