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Which websites, books etc. can you recommend me to improve my basic knowledge in Microsoft Business Intelligence 2008, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS?

Please remember that I'm a newbie in technical BI tool.

If possible, it would be great to retrieve any material for task work that would be similiar as doing lab task at university.

// Fullmetalboy

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The book "The Data Warehouse Toolkit" by Kimball is a must for any fledging BI developer, IMO.

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Name of a book? – HelloWorld Jul 28 '11 at 18:39
yes, added author to the post – Derek Kromm Jul 28 '11 at 18:40

I'd say less as an initial starting point but more as an indispensable resource, there are some great blogs out there:

SSIS Junkie/Jamie Thomson

SSIS Team Blog

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The Microsoft Channel 9 site is a great place to start.

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