All things Data Related....

On this site I will be posting entries related to Data platform and analytics that I learn and believe could be valuable learning to others who want insight from their data

April, 2010

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 has RTMed

    We are very excited to share that today, Microsoft released SQL Server 2008 R2 to manufacturing! Customers can expect availability in the next few weeks through Microsoft’s distribution channels. For more information, visit www.sqlserverlaunch.com . SQL...
  • Whitepaper: PowerPivot Planning and Deployment

    An comprehensive whitepaper regarding the installation and deployment of PowerPivot has been recently released by the SQL CAT Team. It can be accessed from the below site: http://sqlcat.com/whitepapers/archive/2010/04/14/microsoft-sql-server-2008-r2-powerpivot...
  • Master Data Services Training Videos

    SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services Training videos are available at - http://www.msdev.com/Directory/SearchResults.aspx?keyword=MDS
  • FREE Online SQL Server 2008 R2 Training

    Three of the six RTM SQL Server 2008 R2 e-clinics are ready; the final three will arrive in mid-April: · Introduction to Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Master Data Services / This two-hour clinic describes the capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server 2008...
  • Database Mirroring large number of databases

    Just in case you have missed it. The SQL CAT team have written up a great article that answers the question on just how many databases can you mirror within an instance. This helps to debunk some of the figures that were documented in SQL Server BOL....
  • To BI or not to BI?

    My blog post on the Australian IT news site has gone live, and can be found at - http://blogs.theaustralian.news.com.au/ontheradar/index.php/australian-it/comments/to_bi_or_not_to_bi/ . Please provide your feedback and comments.