Power View on SSAS Multidimensional

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Microsoft recently released a CTP of Power View on SSAS Multidimensional, (and yes, I know I'm a bit late writing about this, but I still wanted to give my two cents on it). So we're edging closer towards the point where Power View and Excel will be able to cover all of your viewer needs (or at least most of them :)). Years ago when I wrote about Report Builder on a cube and all the problems that that relationship created, I wondered when that would be fixed. Now that we have Power View, I'm glad that Microsoft is...
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Excel 2013: PowerPivot, Power View and migration to Office 365

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

I have recently been to the last BI User group which hosted a lecture from Mr. Dany Hoter, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Last time I saw Mr. Hoter speak was about Excel 2007. Yes, it's been a while. But I dare say that the fact I remember his lecture, speaks volumes on how much I enjoyed hearing him. This time around, Mr. Hoter spoke to us about Excel 2013 (how time flies...) The lecture itself was filled with demos Mr. Hoter did and showed on an Excel 2013 workbook he put at an Office 365 site, which is at...

A Comparison between SQL Server 2012 BI Tools

Saturday, July 28, 2012

I have recently posted an article in Silicon India comparing SQL Server 2012 BI tools and means of development. I addressed there the tools in SQL Server 2012: SSRS, Report Builder 3.0, Power View, Tabular and Multidimensional Analysis Services.Though I tried to cover much ground in the article, I would still recommend some additional reading: A short comparison between Tabular mode vs. PowerPivot A more detailed comparison between Tabular mode vs. PowerPivot vs. Multidimensional SSAS ...