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Archive for March 2016

Tell Me About Your SSAS Environment

As part of an ongoing effort to understand my audience as well as the greater Analysis Services community as a whole, I’ve put together a basic survey and would greatly appreciate you input: Start Survey Results will be compiled and shared on this blog by the end of April are ready: HERE

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Boosting Developer Experience with Analysis Services Perspectives

Perspectives are typically used to simplify and improve the user experience, but a lesser known fact is that they can also simplify/improve the developer experience. Problem Developing tabular models that contain a lot of tables can be a real nightmare. In most enterprise solutions based on a dimensional model, it […]

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Analysis Services Class Libraries

References to these libraries are required when writing .NET applications that interface with Analysis Services. However, as I’m not a serious .NET developer (thank god! /jk /sortof) I don’t use them that much. But when I do, I usually waste the first 10 minutes searching for it in windows explorer before giving up and […]

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Performance Monitoring for SSAS – Perfmon Counter Cheat Sheet

Welcome back! This is the 4th post in a series of posts focusing on performance monitoring for Analysis Services. Performance Monitoring for SSAS – Intro Performance Monitoring for SSAS – Data Collection Performance Monitoring for SSAS – Extended Events Cheat Sheet Performance Monitoring for SSAS – Perfmon Counter Cheat Sheet […]

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