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Archives: December 2010

Blogging on Blogging

So I must confess that my blogging efforts to date have been on the impersonal side – perhaps even a bit sterile.  I really admire bloggers who post daily and weekly, and seem to have interesting things to say about common and simple things.  In the coming year, I’d like… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 31 December 2010

Happy Holidays

I hope everyone is enjoying the holidays.  To everyone in the SQL Server community, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  Spend time with your families and no working during the holidays!

Weblog by Paul Turley and SQL Server BI Blog.

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Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 27 December 2010

Dashboard and KPI Design–the Definitive Industry Standard

First of all, the title is intended to be a little tongue-in-cheek – just a little bit.  I’ll explain.  Last week while I was teaching a class on report design, one of the students asked “what is the definitive, industry-standard guide for proper dashboard & KPI design?”  I thought, well,… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 15 December 2010

Preventing Subscriptions from Blocking Interactive Report Executions

A consulting client recently asked how they could resolve a capacity-planning issue on their production report server.  They manage a busy report server for a 24/7 international operation.  There are several long-running subscription reports scheduled to run during busy times of the day when other users need to run reports… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 15 December 2010