If you are looking for a data management tool which can be used to integrate the data, analyze and construct the reports based on certain Business Requirements. Then BI tools such as MSBI (Microsoft Business Intelligence) can be taken into consideration. This cheat sheet provides the basic concepts which you need to know about the MSBI tool in order to implement it. This cheat sheet can be used as a handy reference sheet for the beginners and the one who already have an idea about the BI tools to get started with it.
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Business Intelligence (BI): BI refers to Business Intelligence. It is a technology driven term which refers to as a software application used by the organizations to integrate, analyze and present raw data to help the organizations make more informed business decisions and strategic planning. It implements Data Warehousing to give the analysis and decision making results using some set of tools
Data Warehousing: It is a tool which divides the analytical workload from transactional workload and enables an organization to combine data from a number of sources
Database engine: It is a part of SQL Server which creates and drives relational databases
Data integration: In works by combining data from several sources which are stored using various technologies and provide a meaningful and valuable information
MSBI: Microsoft + Business Intelligence together is known as MSBI. It is a part of SQL Server which uses a part of SharePoint services. It consists of a set of tools which help in providing the best solution for BI.
MSBI Tools: The tools which are used to transform the Business data into the information. MSBI is categorized into 3 parts based on SQL Server data tool
SSIS: SQL Server Integration Services is used for collecting data/information in different formats from various locations and gathering it in the centralized location. The important tasks performed by SSIS is Extraction, Transformation and Loading. Basically, it is a tool for Data Integration, Data Transformation and Data Migration
SSAS: SQL Server Analytical Services is used to analyze the centralized stored data. SSAS uses OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) component of MS SQL server and data mining capabilities
SSRS: SQL Server Reporting Service is a graphical generating software system from Microsoft. It is used to present the data graphically which is necessary for an organization to make an effective decision. The SSRS tools develop, design, test and generate reports
Shows the function of Microsoft SharePoint parts
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