Lets go more functional - F# WHAT , WHY and BI

Functional Programming :- It emphasizes on functions rather than change of state .

Though this langauge it looks like it is OCaml it is much more than just OCaml. It also brings to the table , the .net framwork and a way to use F# classes into any other langauge as C#.  So with this language I would say Microsoft has finally married off mathematical  modellers and programmers and made a bigger happier family.
Don Syme from Microsoft Research lab is the principle architect .

Purpose of this session is to introduce functional programming and a quick look at how it can add value to BI in present and will impact BI of future.

Presented by Ashwani Roy at SQLBits V
Tags BI
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    I am SQL Server MVP and SQL Server Business Intelligence and C# consultant at CodePerfect Limited .  I am also a regular speaker in SQL Server and BI conferences in UK.
    I have worked with SQL Server BI stack since 2003 and I am Microsoft Certified IT Professional. My main field of expertise are SQL Server Analysis Services, MDX, SQL Server Database Engine, T-SQL, and SSIS and C #.
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