Data Mining

Extend better-informed decision making throughout the enterprise with predictive analytics that feature seamless integration with business applications and productivity tools.


By using SQL Server 2008 R2 Data Mining, people can access predictive insights through data-mining add-ins for Microsoft Office.


Users can take advantage of data-mining capabilities without the need to master complex tools or techniques. Native integration with SQL Server 2008 R2 Integration Services, SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services, and SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services makes it easier to create solutions that provide insights throughout the data life cycle. In addition, users can experience seamless transition between discovery and exploration by relying on data mining add-ins for Microsoft Office that hide complexity behind intuitive tasks.

By using a rich collection of data-mining algorithms and tools, users can discover a wealth of useful information, such as purchasing patterns, sales forecasts, key influencers, market trends, and campaign performance.

Deeper insights for decisions

  • Provide data-mining capabilities
  • Create annotated data-mining diagrams through integration with Microsoft Visio drawing and diagramming software
  • Uncover customer purchasing trends
  • Build diverse models on top of data
  • Gain advanced data mining with add-ins for Microsoft Excel