Tuesday, November 8, 2011
has recently announced the SQL Server 2012
The main news is the new BI edition released with SQL Server 2012 which is
positioned between the Standard edition and the Enterprise edition. You can
read an SQL Server 2012
on the Adatis blog which lists the pros and cons of the new edition and payment
method. Amongst other things, they point out that:
Business Intelligence edition strips away
- Advanced Security (Advanced
auditing, transparent data encryption)
and provides a cut-down, basic (as opposed to advanced) level of High
felt like I read mostly good feedback from different bloggers on the matter,
Monday, August 16, 2010
Ok, so the unexpected happened - about a month and a half after interviewing Mr. Donald Farmer, I got to interview Mr. Amir Netz and Mr. Ariel Netz! I know!...
You probably remember Mr. Amir Netz from his appearance in the recent keynote session in the BI conference in New Orleans. He spoke about what's going to be new in PowerPivot. When I heard he was coming to Israel for a conference discussing Panorama and PowerPivot, I decided I'd try to get a few more tidbits from him...
In the keynote session, Mr. Netz had talked about adding the ability to...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Mr. Amir Netz, Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, came to lecture about Self - Service BI and Panorama, along with Kobi Averbuch, VP of R&D at Panorama. These are a few of the major points in their lecture:
IT cannot meet all demands. People will try to find a solution themselves.We need a technology to bridge the gap.
How to build a PowerPivot application
We start by installing the PowerPivot add - in. PowerPivot runs in - memory using the Vertipaq engine that ensures quick time response.All this is without indexing and caching.
We connect to the various data sources and bring the data...