SQL Server Business Intelligence Strategies
- November 12, 2018
Microsoft embeds its SSRS reporting software and more-advanced data preparation tools in Power BI, part of a plan to blend self-service and enterprise BI for users.
- August 29, 2018
Talend released software that does bulk data uploads to Microsoft's Azure SQL Data Warehouse. The goal is to streamline data integration and support real-time analytics.
- May 12, 2015
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the SQL Server 2016 preview for this summer. Its new features model the ethos of "mobile first, cloud first."
- January 31, 2014
The BI Semantic Model and Data Quality Services: These are two of the five SQL Server 2012 BI features that highlight this database release.
- January 09, 2014
The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) will hold two SQL business intelligence events in the coming months. BI is big for SQL Server pros.
- April 15, 2013
Microsoft GeoFlow gives premium Excel users the ability to do 3-D mapping with SQL Server on the back end.
- March 25, 2013
Microsoft platform architect Mark Kromer says in this Q&A that DBAs need to start focusing on SQL Server big data technologies to stay up-to-date.
- January 08, 2013
Author Brian Larson shares his wisdom and insight regarding SQL Server business intelligence and makes some suggestions for companies new to BI.
- November 14, 2012
Leaders of the Professional Association for SQL Server say today's DBAs have to handle 'big data' and more types of tasks than ever before.
- April 11, 2012
SQL Server 2012 is here, and the Apache Hadoop integration is making the biggest wave, according to some users.
- March 14, 2012
With SQL Server 2012 released in a “virtual launch” this month, Microsoft data platform specialist Mark Kromer tells us what his favorite features of the new release are.
- March 01, 2012
Microsoft technical fellow David DeWitt is secretly developing a data management system that can do the jobs of both SQL and NoSQL databases. Can he bring the two sides together?
- February 14, 2012
Microsoft database platform specialist Mark Kromer talks in this Q&A about Microsoft SQL Server 2012 “big data” capabilities, as well as what SQL Server has in store for open source and cloud computing this year.
- February 13, 2012
With SQL Server 2012 coming out and the growing influence of the SQL Azure cloud and “big data,” the SQL Server landscape could see some major changes in the coming months.
- November 15, 2011
In this interview, Microsoft executive Mark Kromer discusses newly unveiled Microsoft ‘big data’ features and products announced at last month’s PASS Summit 2011.
- October 20, 2011
Microsoft StreamInsight, a complex event processing product, is a stab at a whole new space for the company, and not a bad one at that, experts say.
- October 19, 2011
Microsoft’s master data management product in SQL Server, Master Data Services, drew tepid reviews from users, but the company has high hopes for a revamped release.
- September 13, 2011
In this Q&A, Microsoft’s Mark Kromer discusses the company’s preview of SQL Server connectors for Hadoop and the shift to the Open Database Connectivity interface for data access.
- June 09, 2011
Better performing BI systems are invaluable to businesses itching to get ahead. Upgrade SQL Server to a newer version, Don Jones says, and you’ll be a step closer.
- June 07, 2011
It was cloud, cloud, cloud at Microsoft TechEd 2011. Microsoft’s Mark Kromer discusses the SQL Azure, what’s new with the cloud database offering and what’s to come.
- May 20, 2011
Cloud was the word at Microsoft TechEd, but attendees’ interest was rooted in SQL Server Denali, the upcoming version of the database that will be released in a CTP this summer.
- May 19, 2011
Maintaining a SQL Server business intelligence (BI) system may be challenging for many database administrators, but there’s a lot you can do to ensure top SQL Server BI performance.
- January 25, 2011
Want the inside scoop on SQL Server virtualization, PowerPivot, parallel data warehouse and the upcoming Denali? Microsoft database expert Mark Kromer discuss these year-driving trends and more.
- December 21, 2010
Salesforce.com’s upcoming cloud offering Database.com will widen the pantheon of cloud computing providers, but Microsoft's Mark Kromer says SQL Azure can handle the competition. Read on for Kromer’s thoughts on the expanding market, what makes ...
- November 16, 2010
It’s been an eventful year for SQL Azure. In the wake of big announcements at the recent Professional Developers Conference (PDC) and the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Summit, Microsoft data platform specialist Mark Kromer discusses...
- August 31, 2010
With the official release of R2’s Parallel Data Warehouse edition coming soon, Microsoft’s Mark Kromer breaks down the management and architecture considerations to be aware of.
- August 04, 2010
Microsoft’s Mark Kromer offers his thoughts on the current state of cloud-based BI and what technologies like SQL Azure and PowerPivot can do for organizations.
- April 21, 2010
The company’s new database release aims to free up information for non-DBAs while also enforcing compliance.
- November 02, 2009
Business intelligence could prove to be an ideal specialty for SQL Server DBAs who feel like they've hit a wall with their current jobs.
- October 20, 2009
PowerPivot for Excel and SharePoint (formerly codenamed 'Gemini') along with Project Madison will be of keen interest to those looking ahead to SQL Server 2008 R2.
- April 10, 2006
Open source business intelligence may not cost less to implement, but more funds can be spent on services instead of licensing, a proponent says, and that means more customized BI.
- February 09, 2005
Learn how to overcome the challenges of storing and analyzing unstructured and semi-structured data in a data warehouse. Listen to the archived version of this webcast, originally broadcast on Tuesday, April 9, 2002 at 01:00 PM EDT (15:00 GMT), with...