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The Query Answers with SQL Server Series

A series of articles based on the Query Answers with SQL Server book.  Read more...
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Creating Subtotals and Totals in Aggregated Queries

Grouping Sets are an effective way to add subtotals to aggregated queries. T His article explains how.  Read more...
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Displaying Hierarchical Data

Producing hierarchies from SQL tables can necessitate joining a table to itself. This article will explain how you can do this.  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Count the Number of Weekend Days between Two Dates

Handling weekends can be tricky in SQL. This article shows you how to Count the Number of Weekend Days between Two Dates  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Aggregate Data for the Last Day of the Month

On some occasions you will need to aggregate Data for the Last Day of the Month. This article explains how.  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Using a CTE as a Tally Table

Sometimes you need to output blank lines - in effect displaying Records for Missing Data. This article explains how to use a CTE to do this  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Using a Derived Table to Compare Data with Values from a Previous Year

Comparing year on year sales is a fundamental requirement in much commercial analysis - here you learn how to do this in SQL  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Display Median Values

DO you know how to display median values from a Dataset? In this short article you will use windowing functions to do this  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Segment Data into Deciles

This short article shows a simple example of how to segment data into deciles  Read more...
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Generating Completely Random Sample Output from a Dataset

This short article shows a simple example of how to generate completely random sample output from a Dataset  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/07/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Creating Compound Interest Calculations in SQL

This is the first article in a short series of SQL Server query challenges to test and expand your SQL Server querying skills  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2018/07/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Sharing on-premises SQL Server Data Analyses in the Cloud with Power BI

In this article I would like to introduce you to PowerBI.Com to see how to share analyses in the cloud using SQL Server data  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2016/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: power bi
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Adding Time Intelligence to a Power BI Data Model

In this article I want to provide an introduction to the vital set of functions that help you to use a time element when analyzing data  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2017/10/27 (first published: 2016/06/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: power bi
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Third Party Visuals in Power BI Desktop

Power BI is as extensible as it is powerful In this article you will see how to impress your users with added visuals  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2016/05/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: power bi
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Do It Yourself Load Balancing with SSIS

This article takes a simple look at loading data in parallel from a single data source, be it a flat file of a database  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2015/08/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: integration services (ssis)
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Data Load Optimisation using the SSIS Balanced Data Distributor

Optimize SSIS data loads using parallel processing and the Balanced Data Distributor  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2015/07/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: integration services (ssis)
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Interactive Parameter Selection with Reporting Services

Revamp the classic Reporting Services interface with a more modern look and feel adapted to mobile BI  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2015/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
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Adding Slicers to a Reporting Services Report

This article shows you how to create dynamic slicers from a data set in an SSRS report  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2016/08/05 (first published: 2015/04/23) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
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Maps in SQL Server Reporting Services

Learn how to add maps to your Reporting Services reports with this article from expert Adam Aspin.  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2015/04/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
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Data Profiling with T-SQL

Need to understand new data? This article explains why - and how you can profile it efficiently  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2013/02/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: data profiling
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