SQL & BI

This is a blog around all topics related to Data Management (SQL & BI). I hope to provide updates from Microsoft, info on the marketplace, what the competition are up to, Partner activity and anything that I see that might be of interest to others!

October, 2007

  • MOPPS training available

    Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Technical training . This four day instructor-led workshop provides students with the knowledge and skills to architect and build Business Intelligence solutions using Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint Server...
  • OBA Training

    Office Business Applications (OBA) Technical Briefing This two day technical briefing explores an emerging category of applications, known as Office Business Applications (OBA). It explores the technologies that underpin them, in particular Microsoft...
  • SAP to buy Business Objects

    There has been speculation around this for some time but it has now been announced that SAP are to buy Business Objects. At a cost of $6.8B. More consolidation of the market. Find out more here
  • Microsoft Positioned in the Leader Quadrant in Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse DBMS, 2007

    Here are the main points from this.... Microsoft is positioned in the Leader quadrant in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse DBMS. The analysts say that SQL Server 2005 is expected to grow in the data warehouse space. Microsoft’s vision for SQL...
  • MOPPS training - thats Performance Point!

    Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Technical training . This four day instructor-led workshop provides students with the knowledge and skills to architect and build Business Intelligence solutions using Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint Server...