SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS) delivers online analytical processing (OLAP) and data mining functionality for business intelligence applications. Analysis Services supports OLAP by letting you design, create, and manage multidimensional structures that contain data aggregated from other data sources, such as relational databases. For data mining applications, Analysis Services lets you design, create, and visualize data mining models that are constructed from other data sources by using a wide variety of industry-standard data mining algorithms.

Analysis Services icon Analysis Services Concepts and Objects An introduction of Analysis Services features and architecture.
Information worker icon Analysis Services Information Worker InfoCenter Provides a guide for data analysts who need to design, query, and manipulate data in Analysis Services.
Administrator icon Analysis Services Administrator InfoCenter Focuses on quickly familiarizing a database administrator with the installation and maintenance of Analysis Services.
Developer icon Analysis Services Developer InfoCenter Provides a guide to all of the technologies and languages needed to implement Analysis Services solutions.
Database architect icon Analysis Services Architect InfoCenter Gives a wide view of Analysis Services and how to integrate it within the business intelligence domain.

Components that interface with Analysis Services