In this course, you will learn how to use Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services for creating OLAP databases and cubes. Analysis Services is a product that ships with Microsoft SQL Server 2000. This course will explain how to use Analysis Services to provide a level of data analysis and reporting that goes beyond the capabilities of relational database systems. The course will detail how Analysis Services works and how to create OLAP databases, dimensions, and cubes. You will learn how to use Analysis Manager, the administrative tool of Analysis Services, and its many wizards, objects, and properties, to create effective OLAP cubes for data analysis.