[EN] Putting my fingers… into MDX

I am very proud and happy to announce new interesting book about SQL Server 2012. This book is very special for me, because – in indirect way – I can say that it’s my second book. OK it’s still not my own book, but I had chance to putting my fingers inside this book.

Member of SQL Family from Dallas, my new friend Ashim Mazumder {LinkedIN} wrote very practical book about MDX language and functions in SQL Server 2012. 390 pages has divided for ten chapters:
Chapter 01: Introduxion to MDX
Chapter 02: Set Functions
Chapter 03: Navigation Functions
Chapter 04: Time Functions
Chapter 05: String Functions
Chapter 06: Numeric Functions
Chapter 07: Statistical Functions
Chapter 08: MDX Scripting Statements
Chapter 09: MDX Data Definition And Manipulation Statements
Chapter 10: MDX Performance Tuning And Best Practices

This book was published few days ago (exactly on 4th September) by eGurus (Irving, Texas) and on the publisher page we can read a short annoucement:

This book is for anybody who wants to learn MDX language. We have assumed that you have got some relational database design and SQL language experience, and know basic concepts of SQL, Server Analysis Services (SSAS). Throughout the book, we used practice database “Adventure works”, which is very popular among users of Microsoft SQL Server environment. Inside this book you will find:
• More than 350 MDX queries.
• MDX functions are explained with simple examples.
• Some topics like “All Level” explained in detail with various examples.
• Detail analysis of each component of queries.
• MDX query architecture explained in detail with examples.
• Contains simplified definition of functions with examples and their possible values.
• Explains how to improve performance of MDX queries and best practices.
This book is an important and valuable reference for those interested in learning and improving their MDX skill.

I should received few copies nin next weeks, so probally You will can get  fresh copy on one of my future sessions at SQL Community Events. In the meantime – or if You will not have a chance to meet me – You can buythis book at Amazon (HERE).