Carl Rabeler

Carl
Rabeler

Carl Rabeler, director of business intelligence at Solid Quality Learning, has worked with the SQL Server development, business intelligence best practices, and user education teams for more than 10 years. Carl has written and co-written many technical articles and documentation, including the SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services Tutorial in SQL Server 2005 Books Online (BOL).

Articles
Monitoring Queries In Analysis Services
How can you monitor the queries your business users submit?
High Availability in Analysis Services
A typical approach to high availability in Analysis Services 2000 is to use Windows NLB to distribute user queries across multiple Analysis Services instances on disparate machines while also increasing availability.
Fine-Grained Permissions in Analysis Services
Find out if you can delegate permission to a Window user or group to process an Analysis Services cube or dimension without also granting permissions to view the data in the cobe or dimensions.
Hardware and Software Resources for Analysis Services
Learn how to determine what hardware and software resources your SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services instance requires.
Communicating with Analysis Services
ADO MD.NET and XMLA clients communicate differently with a SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services instance then with a SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services instance.
Deploying an Analysis Services Database
Learn how to deploy a SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services database from your development environment to your test, staging, QA, or production environment while keeping your production and development environments synchronized.

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Oct 22, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 11: A Fork in the Road

A quick overview of the pros and cons of dynamic detection at job execution time or the option of dynamically enabling/disabling jobs....More
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Oct 9, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 10: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #3

You can interject a SQL Server Job Step into your Jobs and have this new/injected Job Step do some checking for you. Here's a look at everything that’s involved in such an approach....More
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Oct 7, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 9: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #2 3

Given that a USE statement is parsed before code is actually run, there are a few options that could be used as a around when it comes to detecting whether or not code should be run....More
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