Issue OverviewSQL Server Insider - February 2010, Vol. 1
Business intelligence is a hot topic in 2010, especially with the upcoming release of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 being dubbed as the "BI release." In this e-zine, one SQL Server expert breaks down exactly what goes into self-service BI, where it works and where it falls short. Access >>>
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Is self-service business intelligence the answer?
by Eric Johnson, Contributor
While Microsoft’s PowerPivot technology promises to empower users to make decisions based on their own analyses, self-service business intelligence has a dark side as well.
- Is self-service business intelligence the answer? by Eric Johnson, Contributor
Top 5 SQL Server DBA tasks that are a waste of time
by Denny Cherry, Contributor
While some DBA tasks are less important than most, others can be completely pointless. Could you be wasting valuable time without even knowing it?
- Top 5 SQL Server DBA tasks that are a waste of time by Denny Cherry, Contributor
Master Data Services could spur SQL Server 2008 R2 migrations
by Brendan Cournoyer, Site Editor
Microsoft's new master data management technology could be a major factor for those pondering an upgrade to SQL Server 2008 R2.
- Master Data Services could spur SQL Server 2008 R2 migrations by Brendan Cournoyer, Site Editor
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