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Posts Tagged ‘Presenting’

Troubleshooting #SSAS Performance Issues

For the past 2 years, I’ve spent quite a bit of time across several clients addressing performance issues with Analysis Services solutions. Now that may sound like your own personal hell, and I totally understand why. Analysis Services is complicated enough just to get it off the ground and into production. […]

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Speaking at SQL Saturday #320 – Raleigh, NC

I know, I know… a terrible lack of content here over the past 2 months. Work has been crazy busy since July (read: 65+ hr weeks) and culminated in a (mostly) disconnected and work-free vacation with my favorite wife involving an in-no-hurry drive up the Pacific Coast Highway from San […]

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SQL Saturday #285 Atlanta

Quick ‘thank you’ to all those dedicated lovers of SSAS tabular who attended my session – 20 Minute Tabular Model – at 8:15am at SQL Saturday #285. The slides were posted to the SQL Saturday site shortly after the presentation. And here’s the link again to the references page for […]

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Bus Matrix Presentation Follow Up Q&A

On 1/14/2014, I presented Bus Matrix…the foundation of your Dimensional Data Model via the Free Training on the T’s offered by PragmaticWorks. If you weren’t able to attend the live session, you can watch the recording here. This presentation touched on a lot of complex concepts (dimensional modeling, conformed dimensions, […]

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Presenting @ SQL Saturday Nashville

I recently received confirmation that I have been selected to speak at SQL Saturday Nashville on 1/18/2013. This will be my second SQL Saturday speaking engagement and just like the first I’m completely surprised and totally honored to be selected. I’ll be delivering a session just before lunch focusing on the […]

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Come see me present!

Here’s a just a quick update on a few speaking engagements lined up for the near future: SQL Saturday – Charlotte BI Edition (10/19/2013) Right on the heels of PASS Summit 2013, this SQL Saturday is more awesome than usual since it’s heavily geared towards the BI crowd!  Lots of […]

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Speaking @SQLSaturday #237 – Charlotte BI Edition

Speaking @SQLSaturday #237 – Charlotte BI Edition

This weekend the selections for speakers @ SQLSaturday #237 (Charlotte BI Edition) went out and guess who made the cut – your’s truly! Excited is an understatement…this will be my first time presenting at a SQLSaturday *period* and I am totally honored to have my presentation submission selected: The 20-Minute Tabular Model […]

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20-Minute Tabular Model @PASSBIVC

Just wanted to thank everyone again for attending my 20-Minute Tabular Model presentation to the PASS BI virtual chapter last night (this morning, yesterday afternoon — depending on your timezone). Hopefully we achieved that which we set out to achieve which was covering the high-level differences between Tabular and Multidimensional […]

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Analysis Services 2012: Tabular or Multidimensional?

If you regularly follow this blog, then chances are likely that you are already well aware of the new Tabular mode in SQL Server Analysis Services 2012. If not, don’t sweat it – we won’t be diving into anything super technical in this post  😎 Analysis Services Tabular is a […]

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Interacting With Live Data via Power View During a Presentation: Worth the Risk?

Over the past few months I’ve delivered a few presentations for current clients (and potential leads) covering the “Sharepoint BI Portal”. The presentation is very demo-heavy and focuses on the self-service capabilities of the Micrsoft 2012 BI stack when integrated with Sharepoint 2010 and built upon a well constructed BI […]

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