Author : All posts by ilikesql

11

Mar

Quickblog: Is my Excel 2013 32bit or 64-bit? #powerbi

If you get close to Power BI or having to install Power Query, you probably have asked yourself the question: “Is my Excel 2013 32bit or 64bit?” Here is a very quick way to find out: Open a blank or READ MORE

04

Mar

Quickblog: unattended install of Power Query #powerbi

PowerQuery_2.20.3945.242 (64-bit) [en-us].msi, was announced by the Excel Team on 03/05/2015, if you have an older version installed, the above command will uninstall the older version as part of the upgrade process. It might be good to follow both the READ MORE

28

Feb

Reblog: SQLServer Firewall Configuration using command line

REBLOG from old ILIKESQL BLOG SQL Server Firewall Configuration using command line I’ve been asked the question many times, and you probably have seen it before … The “warning” message that displays during a SQL Server installation and warns you READ MORE

23

Feb

Migrating from #sqlserver to #Azure SQL Database – Cookbook

The Azure SQL Server Migration Cookbook for Azure SQL Database describes how you can migrate an on-premises SQL Server Database to Azure and can be downloaded here. The cookbook describes engine compatibility, tools to use and how to approach migration READ MORE

22

Feb

returning to the community I love the most #sqlfamily
returning to the community I love the most #sqlfamily

After I left Microsoft the beginning of last year, to join Nordstrom and take a huge advantage of getting to learn other technologies and database / BI platforms such as Teradata, Tableau, MicroStrategy and many of the others, it didn’t READ MORE

22

Feb

I just moved my blog – www.ilikesql.com

I just moved my blog to this WordPress blog, literally because it was the fastest option after I came to the discovery that the MSDN blog I had for quite a couple of years still exists, but I am no READ MORE

22

Feb

How likely would you attend the following session if it would be available for presentation at an event near you or online? That’s right, I am trying to see how interested you would be attending. Please comment! Self-Service BI – READ MORE