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
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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,
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
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
GA in October.
Microsoft has recently released a Cumulative Update 2011-12 for Microsoft SharePoint that enables consuming Microsoft BI data visualizations on Apple iPad running iOS 5 Safari browser. Not all visualizations are supported: Visualization Type Renders on iPad Dashboards (filters, linked elements) YES Excel Services (including PPS webpart) YES Reporting Services (including PPS webpart) NO PerformancePoint ScoreCards YES
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
Windows 8 Consumer Preview comes with a map application pre-installed, however today I tried to look up an address using Google Maps. Unfortunately, Google Maps are useless on a Windwos 8 Tablet without using a mouse. Zooming on the map does not chagne the scale of the map but rather zooms in on the actual image of
Finally got around to testing whether Microsoft PowerView will run on Windows 8 Consumer Preview. I am running the new Microsoft’s operating system on my Samsung Series 7 tablet and, generally speaking, I am very satisfied with most of the new features. Mobility is one of the few major holes in Microsoft’s BI stack, so I