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Appliance Update 4 Generally Available
Matt Usher, Senior Program Manager, DS SQL Engineering We are pleased to announce the general availability of Appliance Update 4 for the Microsoft Analytics Platform System. The Microsoft Analytics Pl... more
Friday, Aug 28 SQL Server Team
Power BI Personal Gateway supplemental information
Note: Power BI software is updated frequently. This is written based on the Power BI Personal Gateway released in August 2015. Power BI Personal Gateway allows refresh of data models stored in Power B... more
Thursday, Aug 27 Haidong Huang
New Azure SQL Database offerings add capabilities to scale data up and out
Tiffany Wissner, Senior Director of Data Platform MarketingAt Microsoft we’re committed to meeting the needs of our customers by offering choices as they build cloud applications for scale and p... more
Thursday, Aug 27 SQL Server Team
Windows 10/Universal Windows Platform Event–Microsoft, London, 30th September
A quick advert – I’m doing an event at Microsoft’s Cardinal Place (Victoria) offices on the 30th September. It’s a morning of Windows 10, Universal Windows Platform sessions and the agenda and sign up... more
Wednesday, Aug 26 mtaulty
Getting Started with the Cloud Solution Provider APIs
If you're a Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partner, you have many options for transacting your customers orders with Microsoft. In this post I'll walk through getting started with the CSP Application P... more
Wednesday, Aug 26 Paul Andrew
SSAS MOLAP dimension size limit
After the introduction of the StringStoresCompatibilityLevel property in SSAS dimension after SQL Server 2012, SSAS database designer may try to create a MOLAP dimension with more unique values than w... more
Monday, Aug 24 Haidong Huang
SSIS execution time out error when using SSISDB stored procedure [catalog].[create_execution]
After SQL Server 2012 is released, SSISDB provides stored procedures to create SSIS package executions. There is one problem though. If too many package executions are created a the same time, you may... more
Monday, Aug 24 Haidong Huang
Error in MDX query result cell is not shown in SSRS query designer
This is a very little known problem regarding how SSRS query designer having trouble showing cells with MDX error. I created an MDX query to create a result cell that shows an error with member mea... more
Monday, Aug 24 Haidong Huang
Performance problems on high cardinality column in tabular model
Marco Russo has a great article regarding optimization on high cardinality column in tabular model at Optimizing High Cardinality Columns in VertiPaq The basic idea is to avoid having high cardinali... more
Monday, Aug 24 Haidong Huang
Windows 10, IoT Core on Raspberry PI 2–Using an Internet Shared Connection
Just a short post in case it helps anyone else out there. I have Windows 10 10240 running on my Surface Pro 3 and I also have it running on a Raspberry PI 2. Up until recently, I’ve been connecting th... more
Saturday, Aug 22 mtaulty
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