Methodology

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Zero Inbox

This is a blog post completely unrelated to the technical content I’m used to cover. But I’ve been asked so many times how I do handle my mail that I thought having a blog post will save me time to explain. So, if you are not interested, wait for the

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First spring conference: PASS Business Analytics Conference and SQL Bits #passbac #sqlbits #sqlpass

Spring is a conferences’ season and the upcoming one is no exception. I will be speaking at PASS Business Analytics Conference 2013, which will be the first event this year, so I’d like to spend a few words about my sessions. PASS Business Analytics Conference

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SQLBits Training Day with SQLBI Methodology

You might already know that I and Alberto Ferrari will present the SQLBI Methodology in a Training Day at SQLBits 8 . What you might need to know is that registrations are very good and there are not so many seats available. I don’t know whether it will

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SQLBI Methodology session recording available

If you lost the SQLBI Methodology session (or any other one) at 24 Hours of PASS in September, now you can watch the recordings on-line ! I just looked at the presentation and unfortunately there are 6 minutes missing from our presentation. Thus, if you

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I will be at European PASS Conference 2009

Even this year I will be a speaker at the European PASS Conference 2009 (April 22-24, 2009 – Neuss, Germany). Last year I had a session discussing the Many-to-Many Revolution paper. This year I’m excited to introduce the SQLBI Methodology joining Alberto

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SQLBI Methodology at work

Today we published the draft of the paper ” SQLBI Methodology at work “. We applied the SQLBI Methodology to the well-known Adventure Works. As usual, we look forward to get your feedack in the dedicated forum .

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Methodology comparison: Kimball, Inmon and SQLBI

This post is part of a Methodology discussion – other posts will follows. I will be happy to get your feedback! I am proud to announce a public draft of the first paper about the SQLBI Methodology . I and Alberto Ferrari tried to define a consistent methodology

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Is a BI methodology truly independent from the underlying technology?

This post is part of a Methodology discussion – other posts will follows. I will be happy to get your feedback! Building a BI solution (like any kind of software project), it is normal to look for existing methodologies and best practices, just to avoid

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Classification of BI solutions

This post is part of a Methodology discussion – other posts will follows. I will be happy to get your feedback! One interesting question is “How do you measure the complexity of a BI solution?” If we need to decide whether a specific technique is suitable

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Methodologies to build BI Solutions

In the last years I spent most of my time working on BI solutions based on the SQL Server platform. I had experiences with other architectures but I mostly used Kimball’s methodology to design relational databases feeding SSAS cubes. However, Kimball