The refresh operation failed for PowerPivot on SharePoint 2010

April 11, 2013

Yes I know. I can hardly believe it myself. I'm here again. And I'm glad to be back. So… to business! We wanted to create reports on an excel file our user was updating. We loaded the data into PowerPivot, published the Excel 2010 file into a SharePoint 2010 library and then created Panorama Flash views on top of that (and that's me making a very long story short!). The daily Excel data update worked fine until… one day it didn't. Obviously it's just a few days before a presentation to our head of department :) My colleague Tomer Horev,...