Business Analytics, Business Intelligence

MSMDPump.dll connection to SSAS

I was asked recently if it is possible to create HTTP msmdpump.dll (Per user identity) connection to an SSAS cube.Microsoft have produced a White Paper by Edward Melomed, which covers the topic in SQL Server version 2005. However, the architecture is the same in SQL Server 2008, and you should be able to extrapolate from… Continue reading MSMDPump.dll connection to SSAS

Community, Data Visualisation, PowerBI, SQLServerPedia Syndication

Data Visualisation Sample Slide Deck

If you attended the fantastic SQL Saturday 105 in Dublin, you might be interested in these slides.We've presented on Data Visualisation in the UK, Europe and in the US. Here is a sample slide deck. As always, these are subject to change as we develop our presentations in response to community requests for a different… Continue reading Data Visualisation Sample Slide Deck

Business Intelligence, Data Relish Services, PowerBI

Data Visualisation Course with SQL Server 2012 Tabular Models, Power View and Excel

I'm excited to announce that I'll be teaching a course on Data Visualisation on 30th May 2012 in London, in partnership with Technitrain, the UK's foremost Microsoft training organisation. If you are looking to understand more about Microsoft's latest Business Intelligence data visualisation offering, then this one-day course is for you! We'll learn about SQL Server 2012… Continue reading Data Visualisation Course with SQL Server 2012 Tabular Models, Power View and Excel

Big Data, Community, PowerBI, SQLServerPedia Syndication

SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event and Download Info

The SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event is starting on 7th March! As part of a global team on March 7th, I'm answering questions on the SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event, which is being held online. Register here: http://www.sqlserverlaunch.com/ If you're not sure what the fuss is about, take a look at the video here:In the… Continue reading SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event and Download Info