Just wanted to write a quick note about my first day of using Surface at work.. I used it extensively throughout the whole day, lots of internet browsing, a few Lync meetings, heavy emails. As of right now, the battery is at 58% without me charging it for the entire day. In fact I had … Continue reading A quick note on Surface RT battery life
Month: October 2012
Surface RT review, part II
I was a little surprised to see how much traffic was generated by my original post. I decided that, it would be a good idea to follow up with a review focused on the device itself. My first experience with Windows 8 came from Samsung Series 9 tablet. I generally liked the tablet although it was … Continue reading Surface RT review, part II
No material differences with respect to BI found between the RTM and Preview versions of Microsoft Office 2013
Having gone through the RTM version of Microsoft Office 2013 RTM I cannot find any material differences from the Preview version. The two major (although not really feature related) differences are speed and stability (both revised significantly upwards).
Microsoft Surface RT review, sort of in a context of Microsoft BI
First, I have to explain why I am writing this review when so many websites have already covered the product – the only thing that I will cover that others haven't is what features of Microsoft BI stack run on Surface and what don't. Let's get through the bad stuff first. I don't know if … Continue reading Microsoft Surface RT review, sort of in a context of Microsoft BI
Forrester Releases “Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms” report, Microsoft identified as leader
Well, a leader and not the leader, although Microsoft BI stack is definitely ranked very high by Forrester. Please follow this link to read the report. This is probably a little bit of old news, since the report was release in June and updated in the middle of July, but I figured it be a … Continue reading Forrester Releases “Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms” report, Microsoft identified as leader
Slew of important SQL Server announcements is expected at SQL Pass conference in Seattle this year
Microsoft is expected to make a number of very important announcements at the upcoming SQL Pass conference in Seattle… If you are on the fence about attending it this year, I would definitely recommend attending this event.