SQL Server 2012

Jul 2013 – Geoff Black – SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services Tabular Model End to End

SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services Tabular Model End to End – Geoff Black With the introduction of the Business Intelligence Semantic Model in SQL Server 2012 there are two ways to create and deliver successful Analysis Services projects: Tabular and Multidimensional. In this demo-driven session, learn about data modelling and administration techniques for the new […]

SQL Server 2012

Aug 2012 – Martin Cairney – Introduction to Extended Events in SQL Server 2012

Introduction to Extended Events in SQL Server 2012 – Martin Cairney Extended Events is an extended event handling system for SQL Server. It has a highly scalable and highly configurable architecture that allows administrators to collect as much or as little information as is necessary to troubleshoot or identify a problem. Extended Events were introduced […]

SQL Server 2012

Jul 2012 – Heidi Wilson – Introducing Contained Databases in SQL Server 2012

Introducing Contained Databases in SQL Server 2012 – Heidi Wilson Portability and tempdb collation conflicts are challenges currently faced with traditional databases. SQL Server 2012 introduces a new feature called Contained Databases that overcomes these challenges. This session is an introduction to Contained Databases and will look at the different types of containment; how to […]

SQL Server 2012

May 2012 – Warwick Rudd – Keeping the Lights On with SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn

Keeping the Lights On with SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn – Warwick Rudd In today’s ever changing environment, the requirements for High Availability and Disaster Recoverability are becoming more complex. Are you able to meet these requirements with your current SQL Server Stack? With the release of SQL Server 2012, the High Availability/Disaster Recovery feature AlwaysOn […]

SQL Server, SQL Server 2012

Feb 2012 – Darian Nagle – Licensing SQL Server in a Virtual Environment

Licensing SQL Server in a Virtual Environment – Darian Nagle With SQL Server now fully supporting virtualisation, architectural and licensing discussions concerning SQL Server are now common place. However, consistently, the rights and terms of licensing SQL Server in a virtual environment are commonly misunderstood, and worse still, architectural choices are sometimes made based on […]

Business Intelligence, SQL Server 2012

Dec 2011 – Peter Myers – Developing an Analysis Services Tabular Project BI Semantic Model

Developing an Analysis Services Tabular Project BI Semantic Model – Peter Myers Join Peter Myers as he presents the know-how required to develop and deploy a tabular BI Semantic Model – a new data modelling approach made available to developers in SQL Server 2012. SQL Server PowerPivot, first released with SQL Server 2008 R2, empowers […]

Business Intelligence, SQL Server 2012

Nov 2011 – Russ Blake – SQL Server 2012 Crescent: BI Candy or BI Core?

SQL Server 2012 Crescent: BI Candy or BI Core? – Russ Blake SQL Server 2012 introduces Crescent for data visualization and exploration. Crescent, recently renamed Power View, employs an innovative UX with no context menus and at most two clicks to visualize a change. It’s built on top of a Tabular Analysis Services database instead […]