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http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/foreign-key-constraints-friend-or-frenemy <div class="field-byline"> Mickey Stuewe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Let's take a look at a few common bad habits that need to be broken in order to provide better, consistent data and some of the silent killers when foreign key constraints are not added to the database model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/foreign-key-constraints-friend-or-frenemy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/foreign-key-constraints-friend-or-frenemy#comments Database Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration Services foreign key constraints Foreign Keys tables Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18451 at http://sqlmag.com Is Excel the Next Killer BI App? http://sqlmag.com/blog/excel-next-killer-bi-app <div class="node-body blog-body">With the latest Microsoft strategy shift of embedding self-service BI applications right within Excel, could Microsoft's Excel Power BI release become a BI "killer app?"</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sql-server-bi-blog">SQL Server BI Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/excel-next-killer-bi-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/excel-next-killer-bi-app#comments Office 365 Business Intelligence data discovery data discovery tools data visualization Excel Google Docs Power BI power pivot SQL Server BI Blog Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:05:00 +0000 18401 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft’s Eron Kelly on Power BI, SQL Server 2014 Performance Improvements http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/microsoft-s-eron-kelly-power-bi-sql-server-2014-performance-improvements <div class="node-body article-body">Eron Kelly talks about the strides that Microsoft has been making with SQL Server 2014 and Power BI for Office 365 tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/microsoft-s-eron-kelly-power-bi-sql-server-2014-performance-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/microsoft-s-eron-kelly-power-bi-sql-server-2014-performance-improvements#comments Analysis SQL Server 2014 Office 365 Eron Kelly Microsoft Microsoft SQL Server 2014 performance improvements Power BI for Office 365 SQL Server 2014 in memory Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:10:00 +0000 18361 at http://sqlmag.com <p>Eron Kelly explaining improvements made to SQL Server 2014.</p> Recent Data Sources in Power Query http://sqlmag.com/office-365/recent-data-sources-power-query <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to easily connect to a data source that has been recently used in Microsoft Power Query.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/office-365/recent-data-sources-power-query" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/office-365/recent-data-sources-power-query#comments Analysis Office 365 business intelligence tools Microsoft Excel Microsoft Power Query Power Query new features Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:05:00 +0000 18331 at http://sqlmag.com