Optimizing Performance in SQL Server® Analysis Services

September 22, 2009

Update. For whom missed it I found it as a post by Carl Rabeler http://sqlcat.com/top10lists/archive/2009/02/24/top-10-performance-and-productivity-reasons-to-use-sql-server-2008-for-your-business-intelligence-solutions.aspx

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Pilot-View on Microsoft Gemini 1

September 12, 2009

I’ll take in somehow big series about Microsoft Gemini and its features, I found it great very fast while loading big dataset and also I submit bug once it occurs.

I’ll talk in this post about Load & Prepare Data (From Database) in Microsoft Gemini…

First, you should have Microsoft Excel 2010 Technical Preview (until now 12-9-2009) which in Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview, don’t you know what’s Gemini check this https://ramymahrous.wordpress.com/2009/05/06/what-you-need-to-know-about-gemini/

First, let’s install Gemini as it’s not by default installed on Excel 2010

Gemini2If you download it from Microsoft Connect, it comes with two client versions, x64 and x86 choose which fits your processor architecture.

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Want to learn SQL Server Data Services (SDS)?

September 9, 2009

Overview of Microsoft SQL Server Data Services
This 1-hour online clinic provides SQL Server developers who are experienced in implementing database solutions with an overview of SQL Server Data Services (SSDS).

The topics covered in the clinic include:
– Introduction to SSDS
– SSDS Object Model
– Working with SSDS

More on: http://learning.microsoft.com/Manager/ResourceDetails.aspx?resourceId=cbe836be-394e-4a23-9f87-5d12127cccd5&clang=en-US&brand=Learning

Developing an Application for Microsoft SQL Server Data Services
This 1-hour online clinic provides SQL Server developers who are experienced in implementing database solutions with an explanation of the knowledge and skills required to develop an application in SQL Server Data Services (SSDS).

Topics covered in the clinic include:
– Building an SSDS Application
– Enhancing an SSDS Application

More on: http://learning.microsoft.com/Manager/ResourceDetails.aspx?resourceId=9b2d7204-9f2e-4657-a4c7-0952b32ae081&clang=en-US&brand=Learning

More on SQL Azure Database: http://www.microsoft.com/azure/data.mspx


24 Hours of PASS

September 8, 2009

Why I uploaded them?

1- To be reference to anyone attended it and can’t wait until half of December.
2- For people couldn’t attend it.
3- For people who is willing to attend PASS summit and need to know most of what will be discussed there.
4- I just uploaded what I attended you may find missing slides.

To view them  https://ramymahrous.wordpress.com/tag/24-hours-of-pass/


Reporting from Analysis Services Cubes Using Excel 2007

September 8, 2009

Session #14: Reporting from Analysis Services Cubes Using Excel 2007 (Peter Myers)

Event: 24 Hours of PASS

Presenter: Peter Myers

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Query Performance Tuning 101

September 8, 2009

Session #13: Query Performance Tuning 101

Event: 24 Hours of PASS

Presenter: Grant Fritchey

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Data Warehousing: Laying the Foundation to Success

September 8, 2009

Session #15: Data Warehousing: Laying the Foundation to Success

Event: 24 Hours of PASS

Presenter: Erik Veerman

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