Monthly Archives: January 2013

Microsoft BI on an ipad

Microsoft has released new guidance on viewing reports and scorecards on Apple iPad devices, and a SharePoint Cumulative Update to enable it. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh697482.aspx Advertisements

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Are You a Business Analytics Professional? Then you don’t want to miss this 24 Hours of PASS!

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Show Off Your SQL Server Spirit With Community Badges

Take pride in being part of such a rich and rewarding  professional community, and we know you do too. So, we created this new series of SQL Server community badges for you to proudly display on your blogs and your … Continue reading

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Microsoft In-Memory Move Challenges SAP, Oracle

Microsoft SQL Server “Project Hekaton” promises in-memory transactional processing that will stack up against SAP Hana and Oracle Exadata. http://www.informationweek.com/software/information-management/microsoft-in-memory-move-challenges-sap/240062566

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xVelocity in-memory technologies in SQL Server 2012 for 10-100X performance

xVelocity is a family of memory-optimized technologies spanning Analytical, Transactional, Streaming and Caching data. Designed for industry standard hardware, xVelocity is a built-in capability in SQL Server 2012, SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse, Office Excel 2013 and Windows Azure. The … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Best Practices Analyzer

The Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Best Practices Analyzer(BPA) is a diagnostic tool that performs the following functions: Gathers information about a Server and an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 installed on that server Determines if the configurations are set … Continue reading

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