Hands On Lab: Building Your First Queries and Calculations with SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services MDX
This Hands On Lab will show you how to write basic SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services MDX queries.
This lab will work with MDX in two distinctly different ways. First, in Exercise 1, you will explore how to write MDX statements to retrieve query results from a cube. Second, in Exercise 2, you will extend beyond the knowledge of writing of MDX statements to enrich a cube with calculations and a KPI.
The objectives of these exercises are to:
You must have installed the following items to complete this lab:
All the requisites for this lab are verified using the Configuration Wizard. To make sure that everything is correctly configured, follow these steps.
To perform the setup steps you need to run the scripts in a command window with administrator privileges.
This Hands-On Lab comprises the following exercise:
Estimated time to complete this lab: 45 minutes.