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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07/01/2011 - 7:00am

All the Pieces: Microsoft Cloud BI Pieces, Part 5 (FINAL 5 of 5)

A look into the future of Microsoft Cloud BI: SQL Server Data Mining in the Cloud, BI 3.0: Social BI and Cloud BI in SQL Server 2012....More
06/01/2011 - 5:17pm

All the Pieces: Microsoft Cloud BI Pieces, Part 4

Learn to to deploy Microsoft Cloud business intelligence (BI) dashboards solely in the cloud, via Microsoft’s Azure platform....More
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05/12/2011 - 11:06am

All the Pieces: Microsoft Cloud BI Pieces, Part 3

An examination of the new Azure Reporting Services CTP (beta) that enables SSRS-like reporting services in the cloud with Windows Azure and SQL Azure....More
04/17/2011 - 11:50am

All the Pieces: Microsoft Cloud BI Pieces, Part 2

Learn to perform some erforming some ad-hoc analysis on a SQL Azure cloud database with PowerPivot....More
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04/02/2011 - 11:15pm

All the Pieces: Microsoft Cloud BI Pieces, Part 1

Learn to build a cloud business intelligences (BI) solution using only Microsoft technologies from SQL Server, Azure, and Office....More
03/08/2011 - 11:52am

What is PowerPivot for Excel Doing Under the Hood?

For those of you who have been long-time or experienced modelers in SQL Server Analysis Services and have used UDM with MDX, you may want to begin....More
12/29/2010 - 10:09am

A few end of 2010 SQL BI thoughts

Many thanks to Derek for allowing me to join him on the SQL Magazine BI blog in 2010! I had a blast writing about Microsoft BI solutions, mobile BI....More
12/09/2010 - 12:47pm


As our series on SQL Server data warehouse & BI for DBAs continues, I want to now switch to data integration, or ETL, with SQL Server Integration....More
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