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
Category: Microsoft Business Intelligence
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.
Not surprisingly, my original post generated huge traffic to my blog as well as a couple of good comments. I am sorry that it took me a while to respond, but now that it is Saturday and I am at Starbucks,I don’t really have any excuse not to respond anymore… Before I jump into a
This will be in a long rant format as I am still trying to organize my thoughts around this subject. Before I start comparing and contrasting the two vendors, I just wanted to make a quick statement to get something off my chest: Generally speaking, HANA is a good business decision for SAP as it
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is now available as a community technology preview. The two most expected features so far are the SharePoint 2013 support for the new BI features and the HTML5 support for PowerView. Well, the rumor has it that the HTML5 support is NOT going to make it in this service pack. I
Looks like some people will be fired after the yesterday’s microphone fiasco at the WPC… Steve Ballmer’s microphone malfunctioned during his entire keynote. Eventually he had to go through four (4!) microphones until the production staff could get him one that worked … Steve, who by the way looked almost freaky with how much weight
As heard from a senior Microsoft executive, the highly anticipated beta of the product is expected to be released mid to late July.
Microsoft has updated its excellent Fast Track ( Microsoft Data Warehouse reference architecture) white paper for latest versoin of SQL Server (2012). Whether you decide to follow this architecture or not (and there are good reasons for and against it given your budget and objectives), you will find a wealth of great and useful information that will help you
great tip on how to process your analysis services cubes faster by running the processing in more threads http://geekswithblogs.net/ManicArchitect/archive/2010/11/02/142558.aspx
There are several interesting concepts that Microsoft is working on available here. I am currently taking a deep dive into the Microsoft Data Explorer. However, any B2C company should definitely take a look at the Social Analytics. Data Hub is looking pretty interesting as well…