I’m impressed with the current generation of semantic modeling technology from Microsoft. I’ve had the opportunity to use both PowerPivot and SSAS Tabular Models on a handful of client projects and have had very good results so far. The xVelocity in-memory aggregation and data compression engine seems to be everything that was promised. Continue reading
I had a really good experience presenting a session at the SQL Saturday BI Edition in Dallas this weekend about Power View and PowerPivot. I’ve posted the presentation online and it’s ready for viewing here: Continue reading
I have a profound respect for professionals throughout the tech industry who use different tools, languages and platforms. In that vein, the following is just for fun…
A few years ago when a friend who works at Microsoft told me that, as professional courtesy, they extend parking privileges to Java developers and Oracle DBAs by letting them use the handicapped spots, I thought that was pretty funny.
This one came from a co-worker this week and it might just top that:
Thanks, Brett Tomson, for sharing.