Mark Kromer

Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft

Mark Kromer is Microsoft Sr. Program Manager in Azure IM team. Previously: PM, director, manager & architect in the business intelligence, data warehouse and Big Data world for over 20 years for MSFT, Oracle, DataStax and Pentaho. Twitter: @kromerbigdata

Posts by Mark Kromer

New business intelligence diagram
in SQL Server BI Blog Oct 29, 2013

Old BI vs. New BI

A very common reference to business intelligence approaches has emerged, comparing "old BI" to "new BI."....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Sep 23, 2013

Integrating MongoDB and Open Source Data Stores with Power Pivot

Business users don't care where data is stored or where it's coming from. By using data integration tools, you can expose MongoDB data stores to....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Jul 15, 2013

Microsoft Cloud BI Update 2013

I've been blogging about cloud BI and Microsoft's bits and pieces and slow roll into the cloud with BI. The "Power BI for Office 365" announcements....More
in SQL Server BI Blog May 08, 2013

Use SSIS for ETL from Hadoop

In this blog post, Mark Kromer walks you through using SSIS as a way to use ETL techniques using Microsoft's Hadoop on Windows (HDInsight) as a....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Apr 15, 2013

Add Power View Reports to Your PerformancePoint 2013 Dashboards

Mark Kromer shows new methods for adding Power View reports into your PerformancePoint dashboards with SharePoint 2013....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Nov 19, 2012

PowerPivot as Tableau Data Source

I find PowerPivot to be an incredibly powerful tool for building ad-hoc analytical models from heterogeneous data sources. Now, there are a LOT of....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Nov 11, 2012

Big Data Analytics with Hive, Windows & SQL Server

Big Data has become one of the most over-used and over-loaded terms in IT and data management in recent years. Since we focus on business....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Jul 11, 2012

SQL Server 2012 BI with SQL System Center Data Warehouse

A great way to monitor and manage large SQL Server enterprise environments is with the Microsoft System Center Suite, particularly monitoring the....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Jun 22, 2012

Add a Power View Web Report to Your PPS Dashboards

One of the most exciting and talked-about updates to SQL Server 2012 is SSRS 2012 and the new Power View reporting tool. If you’ve built existing BI....More
in SQL Server BI Blog Jun 09, 2012

Microsoft Cloud BI Update 2012

It’s been a little while here on the SQL Server Pro Mag BI Blog since I’ve provided any updates on the state of Cloud BI in the world of Microsoft BI....More

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