15

Mar

Well, I’ve done a lot of visualizations with Power BI, and pretty sure a lot of people out there are using Tableau based on the very well attended Tableau event I attended about a week ago in Seattle. One ofRead More

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11

Mar

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 orRead More

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04

Mar

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 theRead More

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28

Feb

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 youRead More

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23

Feb

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 migrationRead More

22

Feb

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’tRead More

22

Feb

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 noRead 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