Session #15: Data Warehousing: Laying the Foundation to Success
Event: 24 Hours of PASS
Presenter: Erik Veerman
What’s Gemini? Project code-name “Gemini” for Excel 2010 provides ground-breaking technology, such as fast manipulation on large data sets (often in millions of rows), streamlined integration of data, and the ability to effortlessly share your analysis through SharePoint 2010.
From Microsoft Gemini team blog…
The key question behind Gemini is: how much value can an Excel user derive from Microsoft’s BI stack without having to pick up a book on OLAP, Dimensional Modeling or Analysis Services?
Download SQL Server 2008 R2: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E19689BD-38DD-46C4-8645-F58CA4D61D1F&displaylang=en
What’s new in SQL Server Integration Services: No new features they just fixed some bugs: http://blogs.msdn.com/mattm/archive/2009/08/14/no-new-features-in-for-integration-services-in-sql-server-2008-r2.aspx
What’s new in SQL Server Analysis Services: I didn’t find any information about that!! if you know please drop a link.
What’s new in SQL Server Reporting Services: http://blogs.msdn.com/sqlrsteamblog/archive/2009/08/11/sql-server-2008-r2-august-ctp-what-s-new-in-reporting-services.aspx
Microsoft Gemini: http://www.microsoft.com/officebusiness/office2010/Default.aspx?vid=Gemini or https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=21090 to know about Microsoft Gemini
A small stand-alone MSI for Report Builder 3.0, August CTP, is now available for download here: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=160384
Download packages for SQL Server 2008 R2 August CTP are available here: