Category Archives: SQL Server

24 Hours of PASS videos online

All the videos for the sessions at 24 Hours of PASS (Spring 2014) are available for free.  Check the session schedule for a complete list.  Also, many of the PASS virtual chapters have recordings of their meetings online.  Enjoy!

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24 Hours of PASS: Business Analytics Edition videos online

On February 5, 2014 business intelligence experts took to the virtual stage for the 24 Hours of PASS: Business Analytics Edition to deliver a series of one-hour webcasts, digging deep into the world of business analytics.  All session recordings and slide presentations … Continue reading

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TechEd Europe 2013 videos online

Microsoft has posted ALL the session videos for TechEd Europe 2013 and they are available for free!  Some great videos on the latest products and versions.  Check them out here.  There are four videos on SQL Server 2014: Microsoft SQL Server … Continue reading

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TechEd North America 2013 videos online

Microsoft has posted ALL the session videos for TechEd North America 2013 and they are available for free!  What a great way to learn all about SQL Server 2012 and Business Intelligence (some sessions have hands-on labs).  Check them out here. … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2012 now supports BI!

My most popular blog has been Visual Studio 2012 does not support BI.  In short, this means VS 2012 does not support SSAS, SSIS, or SSRS.  Well, not anymore!  Just released is Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools – Business Intelligence for … Continue reading

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24 Hours of PASS: Business Analytics Edition videos online

On January 30, BA and BI experts took to the virtual stage for the 24 Hours of PASS: Business Analytics Edition to deliver a series of one-hour webcasts, digging deep into the world of business analytics over five tracks.  All session recordings … Continue reading

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PASS Summit 2012 session videos online

If you are interested in viewing the recorded sessions for the PASS Summit 2012, you can order them on a USB flash drive or view them online.  You can purchase the Regular Summit Sessions as well as the Pre-Conference Sessions.  However, if … Continue reading

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24 Hours of PASS videos online

All the videos for the sessions at 24 Hours of PASS (Fall 2012) are available for free.  Check the session schedule for a complete list.  Enjoy!

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The MERGE statement in SQL Server

The SQL MERGE statement was introduced in SQL Server 2008 and allows you to modify data in a target table based on data in a source table in one easy statement, replacing lots of messy code.  I use it frequently when … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2012 does not support BI

UPDATE 3/6/13: VS 2012 now supports BI!  Check out Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools – Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2012 In the same vein as my post Watch out, Visual Studio 2010 does not support BI, Visual Studio 2012 does … Continue reading

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