Archives: June 2012
Recently while working for a client that was running SQL Server 2008 R2 I was tasked with loading an Excel Macro (.xlsm) enabled workbook. If you have ever tried this yourself you may have tried using the default Excel provider, which does not work. In fact, this is the error… Read more
Today I’m thrilled and humbled to announce that I will be speaking 3 times at PASS Summit in November 6-9! This is my favorite of all conferences to attend and I hope you can make it too. Go register now here.
A really fun way you can browse all… Read more
Using Active Directory groups are a great way to manage and maintain security for a solution. Think about if you had to manually add users to your Analysis Services roles each time someone new wanted access to your cube. Ideally, you would have an AD group in the SSAS role… Read more
SSIS 2012 has added a few new expression functions and I thought I’d spend a short time detailing each.
The LEFT function believe it or not is a new function. In past versions of SSIS you had a RIGHT function available but no LEFT. Well SSIS expression haters you… Read more