Archives: January 2014
In yesterday’s discussion we looked at populating entities and their related attributes. In today’s discussion we shall be concentrating on extracting data from Master Data Services, via views.
We start off by bringing up the Master Data Manager in the normal manner.
Once again, my link… Read more
In yesterday’s discussion we looked at creating entities and their related attributes. We learnt that a ‘model’ could be very loosely compared to a database, an entity to a table and attributes to the fields of a table.
Today we are going to load the raw data(member) into… Read more
In the first part of this discussion, I discussed step by step instructions pertaining to getting up and running with Microsoft SQL Server Master Data Services.
In this part of the discussions we are going to discuss Entities and Attributes and the members that make up our data. Read more
About 12 months ago, I started to look at Master Data Services in a serious manner. I had toyed with the product in SQL Server 2008 R2 but (like others did) found it very awkward to work with and difficult to understand. Microsoft has done a super job… Read more
While Master Data Services is the best tool to come along to permit user to update their qualitative and quantitative data, disaster recovery from the failure of a model or the MDS database itself can be a challenge to say the least.
The main challenge comes NOT with… Read more
A few days back, in my article entitled ‘Master Data Services 2014: Creating nightly load processes’, I discussed the setting up of a nightly batch process to update a Master Data Services 2014 application that I have recently created for our finance department.
This is fine and dandy,… Read more