Monthly Archives: September 2011

Using a Display Folder for a SSAS calculation

I was having a problem getting the display folder to work for a calculation in SSAS.  Turns out, it will only work if you select “Measures” as the Parent hierarchy: The display folder (“Acct Calc – Supply Chain”) shows up correctly … Continue reading

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Thinking about taking a contract position? Questions to ask

Over the years, I have accumulated a set of questions that I usually ask the placement firm about a contract or consulting position (W2 or 1099) that I am looking at taking.  Many of these questions will also apply if you are … Continue reading

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System Center and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010

Because the relationship between application development and the IT operations teams is critical, Microsoft has released a CTP of a new connector between System Center and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 that helps the coordination between development and operations. The connector … Continue reading

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Preventing projects from deploying when debugging a SSIS package

This is a quick tip to help quickly solve a problem I run into sometimes, and now that I am writing a blog about it, will be able to solve it in no time (a big benefit of blogging is to never … Continue reading

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