SQL Server tools Reporting Services Analysis Services Multi-Dimensional Data Data Mining
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Collaboration platform Sites Communities Composites Connect and Empower People Cut Costs with a Unified Infrastructure Content Insights Rapidly Respond to Business Needs Search
Objectives & Goals Objectives BI as a solution overview Funneling data sources Benefits of BI platform Mitigating data risks in BI SharePoint Server 2010 SSRS/SSAS & SharePoint Excel Services PowerPivot (Excel & SharePoint 2010) PerformancePoint 2010 Visio Services BI Indexing Connectors Goal BI understanding Manage & Administer BI environment Create a usable BI solution
Benefits of Microsoft BI Platform Data entry to a centralized data model like SSAS – Supported by RDBMS Data level security Every day tools/applications MS Excel SSAS & Excel integration for ad hoc capabilities, data entry Centralized storage Data aggregation can be time consuming. Reusable data collection. Business rules easily enforced.
SSAS 2008 R2 Good-ol’ data mining and super powerful aggregation tool Very intuitive top-down analysis of large quantities of data
SSRS 2008 R2 Reports generation tool. Interactive, tabular, graphical or free-form reports from different data sources. Role based IW Utilize Report Builder 3.0 Analysts Utilize Report Builder 3.0/ SQL Server BIDS Developers BIDS, API’s, Web Services Integrated with SharePoint Native mode Outside SharePoint Web Parts to view reports (Report Explorer & Viewer) SharePoint Integrated mode SharePoint managed Connect to other web parts
SQL Server & SharePoint SQL Server 2008 R2 – offers Self-Service BI Capabilities through Integration with SharePoint Products. Reporting Services (SSRS) – Can run in SharePoint integrated mode for reports deployment. Analysis Services (SSAS) requires SharePoint 2010 integration through MS SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint.
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Insights Excel Services Excel Services w/ PowerPivot BI Center Calculated KPI’s Chart Web Parts Dashboards Data Connection Lib Decomposition Tree PerformancePoint Services Visio Services Sites Communities Composites Content Insights Search
Excel Services 2007 Second generation of excel services MS Office Excel 2007 Excel 2007 Client Customapplications Browser Rendering (EWA) View & interact Author and Publish Spreadsheets Open Spreadsheet Web Service Access
Excel Services 2010 MS Office Excel 2010 Excel Customapplications Browser Rendering (EWA) View & interact Create, edit Author and Publish Spreadsheets Download a copy Open for Edit Web Service Access REST API
PowerPivot for Excel Large scale of data into an excel workbook (.xlsx file) Multiple data sources merged into excel file, PowerPivot data relationship layer treats it as a single data source. Using In-Memory BI (IMBI) database IMBI database architecture known as VertiPaq Everything running of Memory no I/O PowerPivot part of excel. – Converts .xlsx file into XML Files. Free download for Excel 2010
PowerPivot for SharePoint Works with Excel Services Makes it possible to render PowerPivot workbooks in SharePoint. Users cannot edit PowerPivot data in browser mode Can be scaled to run on a dedicated server in a farm. How it works PowerPivot Workbook Non-PowerPivot Data Excel Excel Services SharePoint manages Processing, Compression & Memory mgmt.