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DataOnWheels

Steve Hughes is a Principal Consultant at Magenic. His area of expertise is in data and business intelligence architecture on the Microsoft SQL Server platform. He was also the data architect for a SaaS company which delivered a transportation management solution for fleets across the United States. Steve has co-authored two books and delivered more than 30 presentations on SQL Server and data architecture over the past six years. He also provides insights from the field on his blog at http://dataonwheels.wordpress.com.

Archives: June 2012

X-XMLA: v. Creating XMLA Script from Visual Studio and Deploy the Database

This will be the easiest entry in this series.  This is a reblog of an article I wrote last year. Simple batch script to generate XMLA and deploy SSAS DB As I was working through some issues with my cube design, I realized that I wanted to deploy my SSAS…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 26 June 2012

Presenting at PASS Summit 2012

I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at the PASS Summit again after a four-year “break”.  I get the privilege to present on some awesome new technologies released in SQL Server 2012. Here are my sessions for this year’s Summit: A Window into Your Data:  Using SQL…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 22 June 2012

X-XMLA: iv. Deploying Databases with XMLA

The fourth segment in this series focuses on using XMLA to deploy databases.  When you create SQL Server Analysis Services databases in Visual Studio, you often use target development server to validate the design and data with.  This blog will focus on moving that development database to other environments and…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 19 June 2012

Simple batch script to generate XMLA and deploy SSAS DB

Reblogged from Data on Wheels - Steve Hughes: As I was working through some issues with my cube design, I realized that I wanted to deploy my SSAS databases using XMLA in SSMS.  This can be easily scripted from SSMS, but I had not deployed the database yet.  As a…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 17 June 2012

A Visit to the Eugene Area SQL Server User Group

When in Portland…  This week I am in Portland, Oregon working with a customer.  While I was here, I thought about checking out a local user group.  After going through the list of PASS groups in the Northwest, I found that the Eugene user group was meeting last night, June…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 7 June 2012