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Book Review: Expert Cube Development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services

Published Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:49 PM by Greg Low

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Peter Schott said:

I think you can convert their PDF format to be read on a Kindle. I know I don't have any problems on my Nook, but they also support PDFs differently.

June 21, 2011 10:12 AM

Marco Russo (SQLBI) said:


thanks for the feedback, I really appreciate it.

I agree with you regarding the Disk Queue Length advice. At least in this case, "it depends" on the storage subsystem you have.

Regarding Kindle, I know that Packt offer ePub and PDF formats - did you try some ePub-Kindle converter? My experience with PDF is not very good (converting to Kindle format, I mean).


June 21, 2011 1:05 PM

Greg Low said:

Hi Marco,

Yes, you can send PDF formats to it but reading a PDF is a much poorer reading experience than a Kindle format book. I'll have to try their ePub format and see if I can convert it. Better though if PackT start to offer Kindle format :-)



June 21, 2011 6:54 PM

Marco Russo (SQLBI) said:

June 23, 2011 6:57 AM

AlbertoFerrari said:


Although a bit late, the Kindle edition is now available! :)

June 23, 2011 6:58 AM

Chris Webb said:

Strangely enough, I've just had an email from Packt today saying that the Kindle edition is now available:

June 23, 2011 7:40 AM

SQLBI - Marco Russo said:

The book Expert Cube Development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services is finally available

June 23, 2011 5:26 PM

Tomislav Piasevoli said:

Greg, the only reason I would carry mine around is to get the signature from the authors :-). Seriously, you can use Calibre to convert ePub to Mobi and the final result will look great. I've re-read that book on my Kindle while preparing for the SSAS Maestro course in London earlier this year.

Here's the important link:

June 26, 2011 8:57 PM

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