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Rants about Connect

The site connect.microsoft.com is a wonderful concept: you can provide feedback about the Microsoft products, report bugs and give suggestions directly to the teams responsible for those products. People can vote on items to indicate them as more import…

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Creating Custom Color Palettes in SSRS Charts

SSRS has a default set of color combinations for charts. Let’s face it, they aren’t pretty.

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SQL 2014 CTP1, where is my BIDS?

Oh wait sorry, I meant SSDT. Or was it SSDTBI? To avoid confusion about the developer tool to create BI solutions, Microsoft has changed its name a few times. You know, to make it less confusing. Here’s a nice overview:

BIDS or Business Intelligence…

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Data Visualization Tips & Tricks – Slides

The slides of my data visualization session are now available for download.

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Nice Collection Of Free SQL Server, Visual Studio, Azure ebooks

Eric Ligman has posted a nice collection of ebooks available in pdf, epub and mobi formats. The books cover Office, Office 365, SharePoint, SQL Server, System Center, Visual Studio, Web Development, Windows, Windows Azure, and Windows Server

Here is…

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Data Visualization Tips & Tricks at Community Day 2013

In exactly one week I’ll be giving a session with my colleague Valentino Vranken (blog | twitter) at the Belgian Community Day. We’ll be talking about Data Visualization. I’ll be talking about the tips: how do you need to visualize your data without the…

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Building a SharePoint 2013 BI Demo Environment Part 10 – Creating a BI site

In the final part of this series, we will create a BI subsite in our site collection. You can use this site as the starting point for your SharePoint BI demos. Browse to the PowerPivot site we created earlier in part 7 and go to Site Contents. Click on…

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Building a SharePoint 2013 BI Demo Environment Part 9 – Installing Reporting Services

Finally we are getting to the really sweet stuff: Power View. But first we have to install Reporting Services in SharePoint integrated mode. The steps we are going to follow are described in the following MSDN document: Install Reporting Services ShareP…

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Building a SharePoint 2013 BI Demo Environment Part 8 – Verifying PowerPivot Integration

After configuring SharePoint in the part 7, we will now verify if the configuration was successful and if everything works correctly. The verification process is described in the following MSDN article: Verify a PowerPivot for SharePoint Installation. F…

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Building a SharePoint 2013 BI Demo Environment Part 7 – Configuring SharePoint

In this blog post we go over one of the most important parts of the series: running the PowerPivot Configuration Wizard in order to configure our SharePoint installation. If you followed the previous walkthroughs, you can find the wizard in the start me…

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