Archives: March 2012
SQL Saturday Jacksonville is just under a month away (April 28) and I’m happy to announce the we recently released the schedule for the event. We have a great line up of speakers with a variety of topics for both DBAs and Business Intelligence developers. You can register to attend… Read more
If you’ve followed this blog series from the beginning then you may have started thinking about which tools would be best for your environment. If so that’s great and I’m glad I got you thinking, but I encourage you to keep an open mind as we go through the last… Read more
Today I’ll be continuing in a blog series designed to help you decide which presentation tool is best for your reporting needs. So far I’ve discussed in previous posts:
You learned how these two tools are almost opposites of… Read more
Another release that went without much trumpeting was the SQL Server 2012
Data Mining add-in for Excel 2010. This has been a much awaited release for
those vested in Data Mining.
The current release was only available for Excel 2007 and if you tried to use
it in Excel 2010… Read more
Somewhat overshadowed, for obvious reasons, by the big RTM release of SQL Server 2012 was the RTM release of PowerPivot 2012. You can go download the much improved version of PowerPivot for Excel here.
To give you a fair warning there are some prerequisites to installing that were not… Read more
This post is a continuation of a series started to help you understand each of the Microsoft presentation layer tools purpose and when you should choose each for your reporting solution. The decision to pick the appropriate tool is difficult but so very important as I detailed in part one Read more
As Business Intelligence has evolved over the years the number of tools we have to choose from for presenting data has advanced drastically. With so many tools to choose from it can be rather confusing (especially when your company is just getting their feet wet in BI) to determine which… Read more