Mark Kromer

Product Manager, Pentaho

Mark Kromer has been a technical product manager & solution architect in business intelligence, data warheouse and Big Data world for over 20 years for Microsoft, Oracle and AT&T, currently for Pentaho. Twitter: @mssqldude

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in SQL Server BI Blog 05/18/2012 - 9:34am

Publishing Tabular Models to SSAS

This is a follow-up from my blog post last month here on SQL Server Pro about utilizing common traditional reporting tools like Excel and Report....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 04/27/2012 - 12:59pm

Report Builder and Tabular Model Databases

Here is an easy way to leverage your existing skills in traditional SQL Server reporting tools with the new Tabular Mode of SQL Server Analysis....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 04/05/2012 - 9:30pm

Dive into SQL Server 2012 EIM Tools (DQS)

Prior to SQL Server 2012, Microsoft DW....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 03/06/2012 - 9:07am

Updated SQL Azure Reporting Services CTP

One thing that I really liked in this CTP is that I am able to manage users so that I was able to make demo users who can access my reports from my....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 03/06/2012 - 9:04am

Taking PowerPivot to the Enterprise

SQL Server 2012 adds even more enterprise capabilities to this PowerPivot model of Microsoft BI solutions....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 12/27/2011 - 4:39pm

An Introduction to Power View in SQL Server 2012 RC0

What is Power View? Power View is a brand new Silverlight browser-based reporting tool that is currently scheduled to ship with SQL Server 2012....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 09/13/2011 - 3:38pm

SQL Server Denali Dependencies & Lineage

I’ve been a long-time advocate and big proponent of having a mechanism in my end-to-end BI solution that can show me what has changed and what will....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 08/20/2011 (All day)

How Can SQL Server Denali Columnstore Indexes Help Your BI Solution?

In the world of data warehouse specific databases, column-oriented databases (as opposed to the classic row-based databases) are becoming very....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 08/03/2011 - 3:39pm

Master Data Services in SQL Server Denali - Preview in CTP3

Here is a quick peek at some of the enhancements to Master Data Services (MDS) in SQL Server Denali as of CTP3....More
in SQL Server BI Blog 07/21/2011 - 3:07pm

Shortening Load Times in SQL Server DWs

The struggle to separate operational reporting against an ODS or a reporting schema from BI reporting against a data warehouse continues to confound....More
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