Alberto Ferrari is a Business Intelligence consultant whose two main interests are in a methodological approach to the BI development lifecycle, and performance tuning of ETL and SQL code. His activities are related to designing and implementing solutions based on Integration Services and Analysis Services for the financial, manufacturing and statistical areas. He is also a book author and a speaker in international conferences such as PASS Summit, SQLRally and SQLBits. Alberto holds an SSAS Maestro certification.
This book is well written and very easy to understand.
I will start off by saying, whenever I see the names Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari and Chris Webb on a SQL Server Analysis Services book....I know it will good.
I really appreciate the amount of research time these guys save me through their blogs.
I would give it 5 stars, but I did not have to read the whole book. Reading this book gave me enough info to choose the MDX model.Published 7 months ago by John R Dalnes
My workplace purchased this book and it is good introduction to the BISM Model in SQL Server 2012. I feel it lacks a bit more comparison between the classic tabular models and... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jesper Sommer
bought it for my team and they have gotten more than the cost of the book back in value and they are only on page 82Published 11 months ago by Brian N. Burleson
This book is well written and very easy to understand. I can easily use the concepts from the book to create my own cubes and analysis queries.Published 11 months ago by Major
Look no further if you are trying to learn the tabular part of SSAS. No other book describes the intricacies and internals of the tabular model than this book. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jason T. Thomas
I will start off by saying, whenever I see the names Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari and Chris Webb on a SQL Server Analysis Services book....I know it will good. Read morePublished 21 months ago by J Salvo
To those who've worked with SQL Server Analysis Services, Marco, Chris and Alberto are familiar names synonymous with deep expertise and understanding of the product and how to... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Rob Kerr