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Direct Query with Power BI

Power BI allows you to connect directly to the data just as if it were a “standard” connection, and modify and extend the data to support analytics. By using DirectQuery, you can build reports based on extremely large datasets where re-importing data not a practical solution. It also allows you to do data aggregations on the server. There are, of course, restrictions as well but it is nevertheless a worthwhile technique to use where appropriate. Adam Aspin explains all.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/09/13 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: bi
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What are your BI pain points?

Although Redgate develops a comprehensive set of tools for SQL Server developers and DBAs, its support for BI developers has so far been limited. With your help this may be set to change. They're embarking on research to better understand the problems around Business Intelligence on SQL Server and the broad Microsoft Data Platform. If you have time to fill in our short survey and earn the chance to win one of five Amazon gift cards, please click here.  Read more...
By 2016/08/31 | Source: Redgate | Category: survey
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Using Microsoft R in Enterprise Environments

This article talks about using the the positive aspects of setting up R in enterprise environment and give instructions on first steps how to do it.  Read more...
By Tomaž Kaštrun 2016/08/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: r language
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Dynamic Images in SQL Server Reporting Services

It is relatively easy to provide a smart BI solution when your customer has all the resources for a new hardware and software platform, but it takes ingenuity to provide an effective simple solution requiring data-driven pictorial information on a range of template diagrams with just an existing platform of SQL Server, Reporting Services and .NET.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/07/11 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: ssrs
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Mobile BI with SQL Server Reporting Services

For users to get the information they need from mobile reports, we frequently have to tailor the way we design those reports to the characteristics of the target device. Adam Aspin demonstrates some of the ways that we can deliver easy-to-use Business Intelligence to tablets and smartphones using Reporting Services.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/04/28 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 7,128 reads

ETL Performance Auditing - Part 2: Auditing Data Staging Phase

Easy way to setup a comprehensive ETL Performance auditing Solution no matter how complicated your ETL setup.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2014/11/07 (first published: 2012/06/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,306 reads

ETL Performance Auditing - Part 1: Introduction to ETL Auditing

This article shows an easy way to setup a comprehensive ETL Performance auditing Solution no matter how complicated your ETL setup.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2014/10/31 (first published: 2012/06/05) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: etl performance
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DAX: Topn is not a Filter

In this document I will demonstrate how using the TOPN function in a DAX query doesn’t necessarily do what you may expect.  Read more...
By Gary Strange 2014/05/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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Free Online Business Analytics Training for Those Who Love Data

Spend a day with top experts from the world of business analytics and business intelligence on Feb. 5 and learn how to get the most from your data in a series of 12 free, live training webcasts with on-demand replay.  Read more...
By Press Release 2014/01/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: pass
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SQL Saturday #248 Tampa

SQLSaturday BI & Big Data Edition is a free training event for everyone interested in learning about Business Intelligence & Big Data with a focus in the Microsoft SQL Server platform. This event will be held November 9th, 2013. In addition to our Saturday free event, we will also host four paid full day pre-conferences.  Read more...
By Press Release 2013/10/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql saturday
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Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 3: The DAX DISTINCT() Function and Basic Distinct Counts

Bill Pearson, Business Intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX DISTINCT() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use in generating distinct counts. Moreover, he further explores working with measures in the PivotTable in this, the third Level of our new Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/10/09 (first published: 2013/02/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,576 reads

Expand Your Skills at the PASS Business Analytics Conference

Join top business intelligence and analytics experts in Chicago April 10-12 for 60+ sessions on the best practices, prescriptive guidance, and strategic vision you need to get the most from your data. Use code BACSSC to save $250 today!  Read more...
By Press Release 2013/04/03 (first published: 2013/03/14) | Source: PASS | Category: bi
Rating: (not yet rated)  Rate this |   Briefcase | 6,657 reads

Expand Your Skills at the PASS Business Analytics Conference

Join top business intelligence and analytics experts in Chicago April 10-12 for 60+ sessions on the best practices, prescriptive guidance, and strategic vision you need to get the most from your data. Use code BACSSC to save $250 today!  Read more...
By Press Release 2013/04/03 (first published: 2013/03/14) | Source: PASS | Category: bi
Rating: (not yet rated)  Rate this |   Briefcase | 6,657 reads

Expand Your Skills at the PASS Business Analytics Conference

Join top business intelligence and analytics experts in Chicago April 10-12 for 60+ sessions on the best practices, prescriptive guidance, and strategic vision you need to get the most from your data. Use code BACSSC to save $250 today!  Read more...
By Press Release 2013/04/03 (first published: 2013/03/14) | Source: PASS | Category: bi
Rating: (not yet rated)  Rate this |   Briefcase | 6,657 reads

Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 3: The DAX DISTINCT() Function and Basic Distinct Counts

Bill Pearson, Business Intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX DISTINCT() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use in generating distinct counts. Moreover, he further explores working with measures in the PivotTable in this, the third Level of our new Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/10/09 (first published: 2013/02/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,576 reads

Do you work with data to support organizational decisions?

Are you a database or BI expert supporting decisions in your company with reports or models using Microsoft tools? We want to hear how you do this and what you think of the trend towards 'self-service' analysis for business users. Share your experiences in a short survey.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/07/12 | Source: Redgate | Category: bi
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 2,378 reads

ETL Performance Auditing - Part 2: Auditing Data Staging Phase

Easy way to setup a comprehensive ETL Performance auditing Solution no matter how complicated your ETL setup.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2014/11/07 (first published: 2012/06/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,306 reads

ETL Performance Auditing - Part 1: Introduction to ETL Auditing

This article shows an easy way to setup a comprehensive ETL Performance auditing Solution no matter how complicated your ETL setup.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2014/10/31 (first published: 2012/06/05) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: etl performance
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 17,128 reads

Managing Data Dictionaries in DW and DSS Database Applications

Second in the series of tools & techniques to help manage aspects Of Enterprise BI implementation.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2011/12/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: bi
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Using The Kimball Dimensional Modeling Tool

Using the Kimball Data Warehouse Modeling Tool in an agile setting supporting regular builds and integrated testing with work a rounds to cover non-SQL Server systems.  Read more...
By Jim Nichols 2011/10/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: bi
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