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Announcements at PASS Summit 2015: #SSAS CTP3 and more #sqlpass #summit15

I’m sitting at the bloggers table at the Day 1 keynote of PASS Summit 2015 and I try to recap the important news for the BI community. SQL Server Analysis Services 2016 CTP 3 will be available in a few days here , but Microsoft already announced the news

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BI Announcements at PASS Summit 2014 #sqlpass #powerbi #powerpivot

This morning the PASS Summit 2014 started in Seattle and during the keynote there was several announcements from Microsoft. I’m considering here only the ones about Business Intelligence (you will find other blogs around about SQL Server). In the coming

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Learn #tabular and #dax at PASS Summit 2014

During the last months I’ve seen an increasing adoption of Analysis Services Tabular (and I’m writing a longer article about a particular area of adoption which was probably not expected – more on that in a few weeks). This year at PASS Summit 2014 there

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Upcoming conference speeches and workshops #ssas #tabular #dax #powerpivot

Between May and July I and Alberto will be speaker at several conferences, and I think it could be useful to write a single blog post with a recap: PASS Business Analytics Conference 2014 – May 7-9, 2014 – San Jose, California Querying in DAX (Marco Russo)

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Not selected as a speaker at PASS Summit 2013 #sqlpass #sqlfamily

I received the communication from the PASS Program Committee that none of my proposals have been accepted at PASS Summit 2013 . Probably this year there was too many proposals and I made a mistake not using all the possible proposals available per speaker.

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Discount for PASS Business Analytics Conference 2013 #passbac #ssas #sqlpass

One month ago I wrote about my sessions at PASS Business Analytics Conference 2013, in Chicago, IL on April 10-12, 2013. If you still have not registered, you can save $200 by using the code BAC228BL and you should hurry up, because there is another discount

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PASS Summit 2012: keynote and Mobile BI announcements #sqlpass

Today at PASS Summit 2012 there have been several announcements during the keynote. Moreover, other news have not been highlighted in the keynote but are equally if not more important for the BI community. Let’s start from the big news in the keynote

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Meet SQLBI at PASS Summit 2012 #sqlpass

Next week I and Alberto Ferrari will be in Seattle at PASS Summit 2012 . You can meet us at our sessions, at a book signing and hopefully watching some other session during the conference. Here are our appointments: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 10:15

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LASTDATE dates arguments and upcoming events #dax #tabular #powerpivot

Recently I had to write a DAX formula containing a LASTDATE within the logical condition of a FILTER: I found that its behavior was not the one I expected and I further investigated. At the end, I wrote my findings in this article on SQLBI , which can

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Speaking at PASS 2012 Summit in Seattle #sqlpass

I will deliver two sessions at the next PASS Summit 2012 : one is title Inside DAX Query Plans and the other is Near Real-Time Analytics with xVelocity (without DirectQuery) . These will be two sessions that require a lot of preparation and even if I