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Small Defination of Big Data?

May 22, 2012 2 comments

Big data is BIG NEWS in Industry today. Big data is nothing but characteristics of data then bigness of data. Big data really implies different analytics, different data structures and different diversity to the analytics.

And diversity of application was never exists before which is driven by different variety of applications. Currently applications are dealing with this kind of data and ready to present analytics with it. Read more…

User Account Control (UAC) and SSRS

May 21, 2012 3 comments

In SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services people are facing error as “User ‘DomainName\UserName’ does not have required permissions. Verify that sufficient permissions have been granted and Windows User Account Control (UAC) restrictions have been addressed”. I have seen people struggling with this Issue. Here is more light on how to fix this & get your SQL Reporting Services Report Server URL working. Read more…

BIDS No More Exist in SQL Server 2012.

Once you will installed SQL Server 2012 you could not find the BIDS to develop SSAS/SSIS/SSRS application. BIDS will replace with SSDT i.e. SQL Server Data Tools.

Comparison of SQL Server 2012 Vs SQL Server 2008 R2. Read more…

Convert Number Value Into Words using SSRS

May 21, 2012 1 comment

For Display Amount Value into Words with SQL Reporting Services 2008, we can implement the same with following two ways.

· Database Function

· Custom Assembly Read more…

How to achieve Parallelism in SSIS

May 20, 2012 Leave a comment

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) allows parallel execution in two different ways

1) MaxConcurrentExecutables : It defines how many tasks (executables) can run simultaneously. It defaults to -1 which is translated to the number of processors plus 2. Please note that if your box has hyperthreading turned on, it is the logical processor rather than the physically present processor that is counted. Read more…

VertiPaq Engine Renamed as xVelocity in SQL Server 2012(Denali).

VertiPaq engine is currently only available to PowerPivot for Excel in SQL Server 2008 R2. After the amazing success of PowerPivot for Excel in the previous release of SQL Server 2008 R2 this engine moved to the server side with the same InMemory BI and compression and it’s called the VertiPaq Engine or the Analysis Services Tabular Mode. Data retrieval and calculations happen at a much faster rate as its entire database is in-memory.Vertipaq enables Excel to process hundreds of millions of rows with sub-second response times on desktop hardware. Read more…

Display the MDX query of an Excel 2007 PivotTable

May 16, 2012 1 comment

Most of end users navigate into Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2005 Analysis Services Cube with the help of Microsoft Excel 2007. Sometimes they may produce report while browsing Cube data.

Most of them having curiosity about MDX (Multidimensional Expressions) generated by Excel in background. Here is the way to get that MDX out of Excel Sheet. Read more…

SSRS Expressions

January 18, 2011 Leave a comment

Very practical expressions, when you create SSRS Reports in your day to day development.

1. Lets start with the easiest of the expressions i.e. To get Today’s date

=Today Read more…

Connect Analysis Services 2008/2005 from Different Domain Use

January 15, 2011 Leave a comment

In one of my project I was working with Remote client. Basically, SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services Objects were available at Remote server. Me & my team were developing Reports on that SSAS with SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services. Read more…

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