The Business Intelligence design components of SQL Server have an identity crisis. What I’m talking about are the tools that are used by designers to create BI objects in the… Continue reading SQL Server Data Tools, BIDS, Visual Studio – What Do You Need?
As I am keen to point out every opportunity I get, when installing SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated mode, it is important to ensure that it is installed… Continue reading License Requirements for SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated Mode
Using Excel Services, SharePoint users have been able to share workbooks that are connected to back end data since SharePoint 2007. Typically, the connection is made to SQL Server, or… Continue reading Schedule Data Refresh for SSAS Connected Excel Workbooks with PowerPivot for SharePoint
Yesterday Microsoft announced the next step in the evolution of Power BI. It’s getting quite a bit of attention, and rightly so for its aim of bringing Business Intelligence closer… Continue reading The New Power BI – Now With Enterprise!
I had an interesting (annoying) error this week at a customer site. I was adding a new server to an existing SharePoint farm. This was a relatively new farm, installed… Continue reading Error 1603 Installing Reporting Services Add-In onto a New SharePoint Server