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Deck from Lynn Langit's presentation to OC .NET Architects UG in August 2008

Deck from Lynn Langit's presentation to OC .NET Architects UG in August 2008

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  • 1. SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence for Architects
    • Lynn Langit Microsoft Developer Evangelist SoCal
    • http://blogs.msdn.com/SoCalDevGal
  • 2. Session Objectives and Agenda
      • Introduction to SQL Server 2008 for BI Architecture
        • SSAS – data storage, query
        • SSIS – ETL tools
        • Clients – Microsoft and more
      • Future Directions in BI
  • 3. What is Business Intelligence?
  • 4. Why use BI solutions?
  • 5. SQL Server 2008 BI OLAP SSAS ETL / SSIS (SQL Server) Source Data Client / SSRS MOSS / PPS
  • 6. SQL Server BI Stack
  • 7. SSAS considerations
  • 8. SSIS considerations
  • 9. Client considerations
  • 10. SQL Server 2008 BI Focus Areas
  • 11. New in SSAS for OLAP Cubes
  • 12. New in SSAS for Data Mining
  • 13. New in Excel Integration
  • 14. New in SSIS
  • 15. New in SSRS & SharePoint
  • 16. DM Resources Technical Communities, Webcasts, Blogs, Chats & User Groups http://www.microsoft.com/communities/default.mspx Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) & TechNet http://microsoft.com/msdn http://microsoft.com/technet Trial Software and Virtual Labs http://www.microsoft.com/technet/downloads/trials/default.mspx Microsoft Learning and Certification http://www.microsoft.com/learning/default.mspx SQL Server Data Mining http://www.sqlserverdatamining.com http://www.microsoft.com/bi/bicapabilities/data-mining.aspx
  • 17. Learning more - DM Webcasts Fri, 02 Nov 2007 MSDN Webcast: Build Smart Web Applications with SQL Server Data Mining (Level 200) Thu, 08 Nov 2007 MSDN Webcast: Building Adaptive Applications with SQL Server Data Mining (Level 300) Mon, 19 Nov 2007 MSDN Webcast: Extending and Customizing SQL Server Data Mining (Level 300) Fri, 30 Nov 2007 MSDN Webcast: Creating Visualizations for SQL Server Data Mining (Level 300) Thu, 01 Nov 2007 TechNet Webcast: Deliver Actionable Insight Throughout Your Organization with Data Mining (Part 1 of 3): Your First Project with SQL Server Data Mining (Level 200) Thu, 15 Nov 2007 TechNet Webcast: Deliver Actionable Insight Throughout Your Organization with Data Mining (Part 2 of 3): Understand SQL Server Data Mining Add-ins for the 2007 Office System (Level 200) Thu, 29 Nov 2007 TechNet Webcast: Deliver Actionable Insight Throughout Your Organization with Data Mining (Part 3 of 3): Use Predictive Intelligence to Create Smarter KPIs (Level 200)
  • 18. BI Resources from Lynn Langit 1. “Foundations of SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence” (published by APress in April 2007) 2. http://blogs.msdn.com/SoCalDevGal 3. “Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008” (MSPress Fall 2008)
  • 19. Summary
    • Mature BI from SQL Server 2008
      • Complete & integrated suite – data storage, ETL and clients
      • Scalable, Securable, Enterprise-level performance
    • Improvements in SQL Server 2008 BI
      • Usability – particularly around ease of design for SSAS
      • Performance & Scalability –
        • SSIS pipeline,
        • SSRS report renderer
        • SSAS scale out
      • Simplified configuration and management
        • SSAS wizards
        • SSRS removal of IIS dependency