by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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Published on: August 12, 2010
Type of content: RESOURCE CENTER
SQL Server 2008 R2 has been labeled a "BI release" by many because the new server version comes with plenty of enhancements and new features for business intelligence. In this interactive classroom, industry expert and Microsoft MVP Don Jones explains what you need to know to get up to speed on what's new in BI with SQL Server 2008 R2.
In lesson one, learn about the improvements made to existing SQL Server BI features like SSRS and find out what to expect from R2's newest edition-Parallel Data Warehouse. Lesson two highlights the release of PowerPivot and details the benefits of self service BI. Discover how Master Data Service works and why it is so important to BI in the third lesson. Once you've taken all the lessons, you can test your knowledge with a short quiz on the key changes made to BI for SQL Server 2008 R2.
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