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. … Continue reading Troubleshooting #SSAS Performance Issues
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 … Continue reading Speaking at SQL Saturday #320 – Raleigh, NC
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 … Continue reading SQL Saturday #285 Atlanta
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 … Continue reading Bus Matrix Presentation Follow Up Q&A
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 … Continue reading Presenting @ SQL Saturday Nashville
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 … Continue reading Come see me present!
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* … Continue reading Speaking @SQLSaturday #237 – Charlotte BI Edition
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 … Continue reading 20-Minute Tabular Model @PASSBIVC
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 … Continue reading Analysis Services 2012: Tabular or Multidimensional?
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 … Continue reading Interacting With Live Data via Power View During a Presentation: Worth the Risk?