Vincent Rainardi

  • Interests: data warehousing and BI, family, chess, bilyard

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New Features in Reporting Services 2005

Reporting is one of the key parts of any data warehouse or business intelligence systems. Vincent Rainardi has brought us some great information on data warehousing and now turns his attention to some of the very useful new features in Reporting Services 2005.

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2008-05-26 (first published: )

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Using Data Warehouse for CRM

Usually a data warehouse is used for some sort of Business Intelligence system. Data warehousing experts Vincent Rainardi and Amar Gaddam bring us another great article on warehousing with a look at how a warehouse might be used for a CRM system.

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2008-01-21 (first published: )

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Date and Time in SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2008 is well on its way to being complete and released with the release of the second CTP recently. There aren't a tremendous number of changes, but one of the more interesting ones is the changes to date and time handling in this new platform. The time and date datatypes have been separated and longtime SQL Server author Vincent Rainardi brings us a short look at how there can be used.

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2007-10-24

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From DBA to DWA

Everyone wants to know what a DBA does and it is becoming a hard question to answer as the responsibilities and capabilities of database platforms increase. Longtime author Vincent Rainardi brings us the proposition of a new type fo DBA, one that focuses more on data warehousing.

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2007-09-17

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