The SQL language offers the following types of JOIN:


The result of a JOIN does not depends on the presence of a relationship in the data model. You can use any column of a table in a JOIN condition.
In DAX there are two ways you can obtain a JOIN behavior. First, you can Read More →

In Analysis Services, almost every object and workload is programmable, and often there is more than one approach to choose from. Options include writing managed code, script, or using open standards like XMLA and MSOLAP if your solution requirements preclude using the .NET framework.
What you can accomplish in code
Typical programming scenarios include server and database Read More →
What you learn

How to create a new tabular model project at the 1400 compatibility level in Visual Studio with SSDT.
How to import data from a relational database into a tabular model project workspace database.
How to create and manage relationships between tables in the model.
How to create calculated columns, measures, and Key Performance Indicators that help Read More →

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1 Introduction
2 Prerequisites
3 REST API Concepts
4 Configure SSIS JSON Source to Read from REST API or local File

4.1 Configure Connection – Pass credentials

4.1.1 Configure HTTP Connection
4.1.2 Configure OAuth Connection

4.2 Example of JSON/REST API Source

5 Loading data from REST API to SQL Server
6 POST Data to ServiceNow API (Insert, Update or Delete)
7 Common Errors

7.1 Truncation related error
7.2 Read More →

What is Multidimensional schemas?
Multidimensional schema is especially designed to model data warehouse systems. The schemas are designed to address the unique needs of very large databases designed for the analytical purpose (OLAP).
Types of Data Warehouse Schema:
Following are 3 chief types of multidimensional schemas each having its unique advantages.

Star Schema
Snowflake Schema
Galaxy Schema

In this tutorial, you will Read More →

Objective: To setup sample databases that we would use.
We would be exploring MDX on SQL Server Analysis Service platform. For queering we would use AdventureWorks Analysis Service database, therefore we will start by setting up AdventureWorks sample database. There are two ways to setup the AdventureWorks Cube.

Restoring from an existing backup
Deploying from Sql Server Analysis Read More →
SQL Server Samples Repository
This GitHub repository contains code samples that demonstrate how to use Microsoft's SQL products including SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse. Each sample includes a README file that explains how to run and use the sample.
Note that certain features like In-Memory OLTP are edition specific for SQL Server Read More →

Over the last two decades organizations have widely used the data generated from internal and external sources to derive intelligence that would help them grow and gain competitive advantages. According to the 2013 technology report by Gartner, ‘Business Intelligence & Analytics’ is the number one priority for CIOs to address. Yet many organizations are struggling to implement Read More →

Effective integration of testing in the implementation process builds trust and confidence among business users as they make crucial strategic decisions, based on the BI data generated.
Testing of Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence (DW/BI) applications is a little different than testing traditional transactional applications as it requires data-centric testing approach.
The typical challenges an enterprises faces while testing Read More →