NY SQL Server User Group Meeting – Bill Pearson

Robert Pearl, 2012-11-28

Thursday, November 29, 2012, brings us the November

meeting of the NY SQL

Server User Group, with BI expert, SQL MVP and Author William E. Pearson

III, aka, Bill Pearson.  Bill has quite

an impressive collection of writings on the topic of BI, Data Warehousing,

Analysis Services, MDX, DAX, etc., especially over at Dtabase


He often presents a cacophony of awesome BI presentations

by donating his valuable time to the SQLSaturday circuit, in cities across the

country.  Now with SQL Server 2012, there

is much to know about its new built-in business intelligence features.  If you are lucky enough to be in the NY area,

come catch my friend and gentleman Bill Pearson tomorrow at Microsoft HQ in NY.

Here’s a look at tomorrow’s agenda:


Why can’t the world just stay the same? Why can’t I just stick to SQL?

Why in the World do I want to Use Tabular Models or Multidimensional Cubes and

how do I choose between them?

You’ve spent your

career becoming proficient at relational database

design and SQL, but with every version of SQL Server, you keep on hearing about

how BI is over taking the database world. You finally decide to take a crack at

it in the latest version of SQL Server, and it seems more complicated than

ever. Now not only are you seemingly faced with jumping from SQL into something

else, you also are faced with major choices between what that newfangled BI

model should be made of!

Never fear, MVP Will Pearson is here to ease your way into becoming a BI

expert. A week from tomorrow, after you’ve gotten over all the turkey you’ve

eaten over the holiday, and recuperated from getting knocked over during Black

Friday, Will Pearson will provide an overview of what problems SSAS is designed

to solve and how to navigate your way through the choices of models that SSAS


As usual we will meet at the Microsoft Offices at 1290 6th Avenue. Please click

below to register








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