Analysis Services Concepts and Objects

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS) delivers online analytical processing (OLAP) and data mining functionality through a combination of server and client technologies, further reinforced through the use of a specialized development and management environment coupled with a well-defined object model for designing, creating, deploying, and maintaining business intelligence applications. For more information, see the Additional Resources section on the SQL Server 2005 – Analysis Services page on the Microsoft TechNet Web site.

In This Section

The following topics describe the concepts, architecture, and objects used by Analysis Services to supply OLAP and data mining functionality:

Topic Description

Analysis Services Architecture

Describes the server and client architecture of Analysis Services.

Analysis Services Concepts

Describes the concepts for OLAP and data mining features in Analysis Services.

Analysis Services Objects

Describes the objects for OLAP and data mining features in Analysis Services.

See Also


Working with Data Mining
Working with Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)

Other Resources

Administering Analysis Services

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance