The MDX Query Language for OLAP Cubes (with SSAS)


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  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 895
  • Preferential fee 750?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City
  • Laboratory

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To provide the knowledge and skills required to effectively design MDX queries.

Targeted audience

Developers and project leaders of decision support projects.


Familiarity with databases, with data warehouses (Course BD106) and with OLAP databases using MS SQL Server 2005/2008 (Course MS517).

Customer Testimonials

Gives you good basics for programming MDS. Very happy that I've taken this course.

Julie R. / Tech. informatique, Société GRICS


  • Overview of MDX: Cubes, Measures, Dimensions, Hierarchies, Members, Sets
  • Designing MDX queries: the syntax of a SELECT query, the notion of axes, the SELECT/FROM/WHERE clause
  • Calculated members and named sets: overview of named sets and their use in PKI
  • Navigation and selection: selecting members in a hierarchy (PARENT, CHILDREN, DESCENDANTS, etc.)
  • Sorting and grouping data
  • Using scripts to customize a cube: using expressions and parameters
  • Modifying the multidimensional environment: optimization techniques


*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Montreal

    December 14 to December 15 2016

  • Quebec City

    March 27 to March 28 2017

  • Montreal

    July 10 to July 11 2017

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