BIDS Helper is an amazing free add-in for Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS). You can obtain the add-in from the Codeplex website. The purpose of this posting is to provide a quick guide to version 22.214.171.124 Analysis Services (SSAS) functions. The add-in also has other functions, but this post only lists the context-sensitive SSAS features.
I believe this organization structure will encourage people to explore this product. Setup is through a regular setup menu, but the actual features visually appear in context-senstive areas throughout BIDS:
- BIDS Configuration — Tips for setup
- BIDS Helper — Features by Hierarchy: Keyed to the BIDS environment for SSAS, with links to the BIDS Helper website
- BIDS Helper — Features by Hierarchy (Visual): What to look for on the screen
After installation, BIDS helper adds itself to many of the BIDS menus. Configuration is through the tools menu.
The menu defaults to the “Features” pane, Continue reading “Quick Guide to BIDS Helper 126.96.36.199 for SSAS” »