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Microsoft has made a great effort to turn SQL Server into a viable enterprise database platform, and part of that has been boosting its business intelligence capabilities. In this handbook, read about recent BI updates in SQL Server 2012. See how Microsoft is trying to push business intelligence capabilities down to the business end user, largely through Excel. Finally, check out some BI best practices for SQL Server.  Access >>>

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  • Breaking down the benefits of SQL Server BI
  • Power View simplifies BI reporting
  • PowerPivot gives Excel BI muscle

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