Azure Data Factory artifacts can be edited and deployed using the Azure portal. However, as an enterprise solution, one would want the capability to edit and publish these artifacts using Visual Studio. Let’s check are options available to publish using Visual Studio. Assuming you have the created a Data Factory project in Visual Studio and … Continue reading How to Publish Azure Data Factory Artifacts
In Excel 2016, click on File -> Options -> Add-Ins From the drop down select COM Add-ins and select Go… In COM Add-Ins dialogue, if Power View for Excel is not selected, select the check box and click OK Notice that enabling the Add-In does not provide the ability to create a Power View report … Continue reading Enabling Power View in Excel 2016
This is an off-topic post that will not talk about BI at all.Yesterday, I wrote a quick post about using the Earlier() DAX function to generate an index column in Power Pivot. There is nothing earthshattering in that post; the reason I decided to write it was because I tried to do a web search on the … Continue reading Bing vs. Google
No, there is no mistakes here, my new official working machine is now a MacBook Pro 15 with Retina display running Microsoft Windows 8.1. I am very surprised myself with myself, but at this point, I totally understand why Microsoft decided to do what it did with its own line of hardware devices because offerings … Continue reading Running Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro 15 with Retina display
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
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.
Today, Apple has come out with yet another PR jewel. I can't resist and have to almost go through it sentence by sentence. It's that good. First, Tim says that Apple strives "to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers", then "With the launch of our new Maps last week, … Continue reading A few words on Tim Cook’s “Letter from Tim Cook on Maps”
This is going to be a very short post… yup, there is almost nothing new. In fact, I did not see anything new. Deep sigh…. Now, there are some changes in PerformancePoint services according to this article, but I sincerely doubt that dashboard migration, filter enhancements and search, BI Center updates, iPad support and security … Continue reading What’s new in PerformancePoint services in SharePoint 2013?
Looks like today will be a somewhat of a prolific day for me J. I have gotten so annoyed by the dominance of the subject in every technology news site that I follow that I decided to offer a maybe somewhat of a different angle on the issue at hand. As a "Microsoft guy" I … Continue reading A few thoughts about Apple vs. Samsung fiasco