Download E-books Business Intelligence with MicroStrategy Cookbook PDF

By Davide Moraschi

MicroStrategy items let you take keep watch over of your corporation intelligence, and this e-book supplies the information to adopt profitable facts research. With over ninety functional recipes, it is a totally accomplished cookbook.

Overview

  • Learn approximately each step of the BI venture, ranging from the set up of a pattern database
  • Design net reviews and documents
  • Configure, enhance, and use the cellular Dashboard
  • Master facts discovery with visible perception and MicroStrategy Cloud Express
  • Learn with the aid of functional, real-life examples and screencasts for each exercise

In Detail

Business intelligence is changing into extra vital through the day, with cloud choices and cellular units gaining wider popularity and reaching greater marketplace penetration. MicroStrategy Reporting Suite is an entire enterprise intelligence platform that covers the entire info research wishes of an firm. Scorecards, dashboards, and stories should be explored and introduced on computer, the internet, cellular units, and the Cloud. With the most recent visible perception device, MicroStrategy brings the ability of BI to the enterprise clients, letting them detect details with no the aid of IT personnel.

Business Intelligence with MicroStrategy Cookbook covers the entire cycle of a BI venture with the MicroStrategy platform, from developing the software program to utilizing dashboards within the cloud and on cellular units. This booklet makes use of step by step directions to coach you every little thing from the very fundamentals to the extra complicated subject matters. we are going to commence through downloading and fitting the software program and a widely known pattern SQL Server database. Then, one brick at a time, we'll build a fully-featured BI resolution with an internet interface, cellular reporting, and agile analytics.

The chapters are ordered via expanding hassle, and every one builds on best of the previous bankruptcy in order that the training strategy is innovative. The examples given during this publication are functional, and you'll be in a position to see the fast results of your efforts. we'll first disguise developing the platform, together with the production of the metadata and the various items which are a part of a BI undertaking: tables, attributes, and metrics. Then, we seriously look into tips on how to create and research experiences, charts, records, and dashboards, in addition to find out how to control facts with the machine program, the internet Interface, and an iPad device.

The final a part of the publication is devoted to complicated subject matters just like the new agile analytics know-how from MicroStrategy, the place we hide either visible perception and MicroStrategy Cloud exhibit. even if you're a database developer, info analyst, or a enterprise consumer, company Intelligence with MicroStrategy Cookbook gets you in control with probably the most strong BI systems out there with the smallest attainable funding of time and money.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Install an entire MicroStrategy server (including an online interface)
  • Create a venture and fasten to a knowledge warehouse
  • Build stories, graphs, records, dashboards, and interactive visualizations
  • Configure and use MicroStrategy on cellular devices
  • Add values to the knowledge with month so far and yr thus far analyses
  • Use In-Memory know-how for fast effects and information discovery
  • Analyze info within the cloud with MicroStrategy Cloud Express

Approach

Written in a cookbook sort, this booklet will educate you thru using recipes with examples and illustrations. each one recipe includes step by step directions approximately every thing essential to execute a selected task.

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Simply out of interest, that will see extra behind-the-scene items, you could click the instruments | computing device personal tastes menu and choose the looking type within the computer personal tastes conversation. payment the show hidden gadgets field, this can exhibit extra folders that weren't obvious sooner than, reminiscent of the profiles or the undertaking templates. you could watch a screencast of this operation at: ff http://at5. us/Ch2V1 establishing an information warehouse connection and choosing tables on the middle of a knowledge warehouse, there are proof and dimensions. they are often geared up in famous person schemas, snowflake schemas; they are often roughly complicated, and to some degree undocumented. this isn't a publication approximately dimensional modeling and discussing how a database format works larger than different is out of scope. a few logic ideas continuously follow: constant column naming could be invaluable (user_id, iduser, user_code, key_user, yetanotheruserid, you identify it…), constraints on tables support to drag the strings and give you the option into unexplored databases. now not NULL fields additionally come in useful. 31 The First Steps in a MicroStrategy venture i myself had my proportion of excellent and undesirable information. I never forget a improvement workforce supervisor who as soon as requested me, "Why do you want fundamental keys, besides? " I appeared round and proposal, "This needs to be a candid camera…" when you are drowning in a really advanced DB and wish a few aid, you could visit http://at5. us/Ch2U2 and browse in regards to the Directive 595, it can be a true tale in spite of everything. during this ebook, i'm going to use a number of editors that MicroStrategy laptop bargains. it's also worthy declaring that there's differently so as to add tables and create gadgets, with a device named Architect; it has an identical functions and a extra visible interface. you'll find directions approximately Architect within the product documentation. preparing you want to have accomplished the former recipe to proceed. find out how to do it... First, we create a connection to the information warehouse after which decide on the resource tables: 1. From the Schema menu, decide on Warehouse Catalog.... 2. The Warehouse Database example conversation field pops up. the reason for this is that we haven't particular a connection but. click the New... button. three. Say hi to the Database example Wizard welcome web page and click subsequent. four. within the following web page, variety a reputation within the first textbox, because this can be our basically facts warehouse, we easily placed datawarehouse. five. choose the kind of RDBMS that you're utilizing from the Database sort drop-down checklist, in our case Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Then click subsequent. 6. Now it is the ODBC flip, locate the datawarehouse DSN we created within the earlier bankruptcy and choose it. 7. Now due to the fact we're utilizing the present home windows consumer to validate onto SQL Server, money the Use community login identity (Windows authentication) checkbox and depart the Database login and Password fields empty. click okay for those who see the caution message, click subsequent after which on end. eight. again to the Warehouse Database example conversation. we now have a database example for the undertaking and will proceed.

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