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Nov 16, 2010

Scale-out Architectures for SSRS 2008 R2

by Mark Kromer As part of our series on SQL Server BI for SQL Server DBAs, I am going to now focus on architectures that you can implement and what....More
Nov 15, 2010

Business Intelligence in SQL Server Denali & Beyond

Derek provides a leaf-level post on SQL Server Denali & Beyond BI Futures....More
Oct 31, 2010

5 Things to Consider for SQL Server Data Warehouse DBAs

by Mark Kromer This is a continuation of our series on SQL Server BI for DBAs. In this posting, I’m going to keep it short with just 5 common areas....More
Oct 17, 2010


by Mark Kromer As part of our series on DW / BI for the DBA, I’m going to spend some time today on SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS). My....More
Oct 15, 2010

DW/BI for the DBA + Dev. Series Kick-Off

Derek kicks off a new series on DW/BI for the DBA + Dev....More
Oct 12, 2010

Leaf-Level Book Review: 'Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010 Give Your Data Meaning'

Dereks provides a detailed review of the latest Microsoft PowerPivot book to hit the presses....More
Sep 24, 2010

Self-Service BI Synergies with Tableau & Microsoft PowerPivot

Derek provides a follow-up to his popular PowerPivot Vs Tableau Post....More
Sep 16, 2010

Selecting the Right Microsoft Reporting & Data Visualization Tool

Dereks helps you select the right Microsoft toolset for your reporting needs....More
Sep 15, 2010

Next, Let’s Map Where We Are

by Mark Kromer We are getting to the end on our mini-series of blogs on Silverlight, mobile and other exciting dashboard options with Microsoft BI....More
Sep 01, 2010

Use Report Subscriptions for Multiple BI Consumers

by Mark Kromer This is part 4 of our series on creating cool dashboards, focusing on utilizing Microsoft’s Silverlight technology as a way to create....More
Aug 27, 2010

Detour: Lifting the Veil on PowerPivot for Excel

Derek takes you on a Tour Inside of PowerPivot for Excel....More
Aug 17, 2010

Empower Your Mobile Work Force with Mobile Analytics

Derek kicks off a series of blog posts around Mobile Analytics with RoamBI....More
Aug 17, 2010

Silverlight in Dashboards: PivotViewer

by Mark Kromer It does seem these days that anything BI related coming out of Redmond is called Pivot something. Keeping with that trend, Microsoft....More
Aug 02, 2010

Light-up Your Dashboards with Silverlight1

by Mark Kromer There are many advantages to making business intelligence dashboards with scorecards, graphs and trends that sparkle and have....More
Jul 22, 2010

Get Up & Running with PowerPivot by Microsoft's Donald Farmer

An upcoming PowerPivot webinar with Microsoft's Donald Farmer....More

Mark Kromer

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...

Jen Underwood

  Jen Underwood, Microsoft Sr. Program Manager, has almost 20 years of experience in data warehousing, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. She was formerly a Microsoft Business...
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