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Guide to MCITP: SQL Server 2008 BI Developer

A guide to the SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence exams.  Read more...
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Big Data

Are you prepared for Big Data? A short piece from Henrico Bekker that talks about what Big Data might mean to many people.  Read more...
By Henrico Bekker 2012/04/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: business intelligence
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Getting Started with Business Intelligence Semantic Model (BISM) in SQL Server 2012

The Business Intelligence Semantic Model is one of the most significant enhancements in SQL Server 2012. BISM allows aspects of the traditional multidimensional model to coexist with the relational model in a format called the tabular model and can be used with all client tools in the Microsoft BI stack.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/01/11 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: sql server 2012
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Real Time Dangers

Steve Jones notes that our expert systems might not handle every situation well, and the quest to move towards more real time decision making can involve dangers if a human is not in the loop.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/11/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The HR Scorecard

If you are looking to gain some BI experience or tackle a project that might help your company, Steve Jones suggests you consider doing something for HR.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/10/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The SQL Server BI Quiz

From MVP Jacob Sebastian, creator of the T-SQL Challenges, there is a BI quiz throughout the month of June. Enter and answer questions each day for the chance to win prizes.  Read more...
By Press Release 2011/06/02 | Source: Other | Category: contest
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Pragmatic SSAS from BI expert Stacia Misner!

Learn dimensional modeling, cube design, MDX calculations and more in this 4 day online class from Pragmatic Works featuring BI expert Stacia Misner.   Read more...
By Press Release 2011/03/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: training
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Skunk Works

The idea of a skunk works is to build a project that works under the radar, by a small and loosely organized group of people. Used to fuel innovation, this is an idea that you might apply to SQL Server BI projects.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/01/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Self-Service vs. Managed BI

Is self service BI a good idea? Some people think so, others don't. Steve Jones talks about one of the issues and why it might actually not be a problem.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/07/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Kimball University: Extreme Status Tracking For Real Time Customer Analysis

Customer interactions create a wealth of timely data that marketing departments are eager to exploit. The customer status fact table provides a central switchboard for using this fast-moving data.  Read more...
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Business Intelligence is a Growing Field

How do you, as a database administrator, display the wealth of knowledge in your Database to the organization in a meaningful way -- Business Intelligence.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/05/14 | Source: Database Journal | Category: business intelligence
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Microsoft Access: Business Intelligence on a Shoestring

Learn how to deliver dynamic content by building a meaningful Business Intelligence Application, utilizing only what is available on the client's desktop, when a Data Warehouse BI Application, SQL Server and SSIS/SSRS aren't an option.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/04/16 | Source: Database Journal | Category: access
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What is StreamInsight and why does it matter?

An introduction to SQL Server StreamInsight and Complex Event Processing with a focus on Business Intelligence.  Read more...
By Johan Åhlén 2010/01/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: streaminsight
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Self-Service BI with PowerPivot for Excel 2010

Thiago kicks off a new series of articles, taking us through everything we need to know to use PowerPivot effectively. First off, he walks us through the prerequisites, and getting started with our first basic data set.  Read more...
By Thiago Zavaschi 2010/01/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: business intelligence
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Cube Storage: Planning Partitions from a SQL Server Management Studio Perspective

BI Architect Bill Pearson continues his discussion of Partition planning for Analysis Services, this time focusing on the settings and properties involved from a SQL Server Management Studio perspective.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/12/16 | Source: Database Journal | Category: business intelligence
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Come and Get it! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable

This, the first in a series of three articles, describes the history of information workers and discusses their characteristics. The next article will describe how to leverage the latest BI technologies, and the final article will address how to improve information consumability.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/11/03 | Source: B-Eye | Category: business intelligence
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Using SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services with SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence

This paper discusses the integration of SAP NetWeaver BI ® with Microsoft ® SQL Server ® 2008 Reporting Services (SSRS). The paper provides an overview of using the Reporting Services SAP Netweaver BI data provider and related query designer, to build high quality reports against SAP NetWeaver BI sources. For Reporting Services users who are new to working with SAP NetWeaver BI, this paper will help you connect and build datasets. For users already familiar with SAP NetWeaver, the paper will show how some of that system’s notable features can be leveraged in Reporting Services reports. It also presents some tips and tricks that can help you make the most of the integration between the two products.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/11/02 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: sql server 2008
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SSRS - Setting Default Parameter Values for Analysis Services Datasets

When developing Reporting Services reports that use Analysis Services as a data source you may find that it is difficult...  Read more...
By 2009/10/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Creating Dynamic Outputs in SSIS

In this article, we'll see how you can use the Foreach loop and the Expression Language to create multiple, dynamic outputs through object reuse.  Read more...
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Attribute Discretization: Customize Grouping Names

Join BI Architect Bill Pearson as he continues to explore attribute discretization, as a part of an extended examination of the dimensional model lying at the heart of the integrated Microsoft Business Intelligence solution.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/07/31 | Source: Database Journal | Category: business intelligence
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