Excel is “The” analytical tool in Microsoft suite for advanced analysts. You can use it as a SQL Server Analysis Services client or as a standalone analytical engine. With Excel, you can analyze both, relational and unstructured big data. With PowerPivot, Excel becomes a single-user Analysis Services in tabular mode. The performance of your analytical processing is amazing. With Power View inside Excel, you can create ad-hoc reports on the tabular model with minimal effort. With Data Mining Add-in, you can perform even the most advanced analyzes on your Excel data. This session introduces Excel 2013 and 2010 business intelligence capabilities.
Presented by Dejan Sarka at SQLBits XI