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Bradley Schacht

Bradley is a consultant at Pragmatic Works in Jacksonville, FL. He was an author on the book SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer and tech edited the SQL 2011 Bible. His experience on the Microsoft BI platform includes DTS, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and migrations and conversions. He has helped numerous companies in successfully developing and implementing new business intelligence solutions into their organizations. Bradley also participates as a speaker in community events like SQL Saturday, Code Camp, SQL Lunch and SQL Server User Groups. He is a contributor on sites such as and SQL Server Central as well as an active member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

Archives: April 2012

SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for Excel Prerequisites Error

PowerPivot was a great new tool when it released several years ago.  Now the newest version is out along side SQL Server 2012.You can still install the 2008 R2 version of PowerPivot or you can try out the new 2012 RTM version.  There are some nifty improvements that Devin Knight… Read more

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Posted in Bradley Schacht on 5 April 2012

Unsupported Features in Excel Services SharePoint 2010

Between SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 there were many new features that were added or enhanced.  There still remains a list of items that are either unsupported actions, such as workbook authoring, or unsupported features, such as cell comments.

In Excel Services 2007 many unsupported features would cause the workbook… Read more

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Posted in Bradley Schacht on 2 April 2012

Mirroring Support for SharePoint 2010 Databases

Like all systems built on top of SQL Server SharePoint 2010 needs to have a plan for availability.  There are many methods for configuring high availability, one of which is database mirroring. Other options, such as clustering will be discussed separately.

Database mirroring is a SQL Server technology used for… Read more

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Posted in Bradley Schacht on 2 April 2012