Introduction to Performance Tuning Analysis Services 2008

So you've gone to all the trouble of building a cube, and your users are complaining that their queries are still too slow? This session will show you how to tune query performance on Analysis Services 2008, looking at partitioning, designing aggregations and identifying MDX-related bottlenecks.
Presented by Chris Webb at SQLBits VI
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    Chris Webb is an independent consultant specialising in Analysis Services, MDX, Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query. He is the author of "Power Query for Power BI and Excel" and a co-author of "SQL Server Analysis Services 2012: The BISM Tabular Model", "Expert Cube Development with SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services", and "MDX Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2005 and Hyperion Essbase". He blogs at
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