The MDX Query Language for OLAP Cubes (with SSAS)


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  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 955
  • Preferential fee 860?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
  • Laboratory


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

Targeted audience

Developers and BI projects heads.


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

Customer Testimonials

Very articulated trainer, very interesting. Excellent capacity for capturing the attention.

Simon B. / Analyste - Bases de données, PG Solutions


  • 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

    September 18 to September 19 2019

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