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OLAP App Dev With ADO MD.NET: An API Smorgasbord

Discover an array of OLAP APIs for developing top-notch dedicated OLAP applications.


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Microsoft offers an array of OLAP APIs for developing top-notch dedicated OLAP applications, adding OLAP functionality to your existing apps, and more. Examine ADO MD.NET for OLAP data access, Analysis Management Objects (AMO) for OLAP database management, and XML for Analysis (XMLA) for a SOAP-based combination of ADO MD.NET and AMO. Discover AdomdServer, which creates true .NET CLR stored procedures and functions for your OLAP cubes. And learn how to write applications and queries that take full advantage of SQL Server 2005 and deliver on the promise of business intelligence.

About the Author

Andrew Brust is Research Director for Big Data and Analytics at Gigaom Research. Andrew is co-author of "Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2012" (Microsoft Press); an advisor to NYTECH, the New York Technology Council; co-moderator of Big On Data - New York's Data Intelligence Meetup; serves as Microsoft Regional Director and MVP; and is conference co-chair of Visual Studio Live!

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