Overview

Introduction

The Create Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) Queries module provides you with the instruction and Server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following tasks:

  • Managing Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) Queries
  • Define Calculated Members

Exercise 1 - Managing Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) Queries

In this exercise, you will learn the following in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 R2:

  • Identify the structures of MDX and the common functions (tuples, sets, TopCount, SCOPE, and more)
  • Identify which MDX statement would return the required result
  • Implement a custom MDX or logical solution for a pre-prepared case task

Exercise 2 - Define Calculated Members

In this exercise, you learn to define calculations, which are Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expressions or scripts. Calculations enable you to define calculated members, named sets, and execute other script commands to extend the capabilities of an Analysis Services cube.

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