Marco Russo's blog posts of 2007

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Slow HTTP access to AS2000 with Win2K3 RTM without SP1

Thanks to Microsoft support for Analysis Services (one of my customers opened an incident), I just discovered an issue that is not indexed anywhere in Google, so I write a post hoping to save time of the next unlucky user… I you use HTTP access to Analysis  Read more

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Reporting Services required features

Almost ten years ago (…ouch!) I visited Australia and I had a real love for Sydney. I got these memories tonight because I found a detailed list when I was looking for some existing request for new features in Reporting Services. One is the Rich TextBox  Read more

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Display the MDX query of an Excel 2007 PivotTable

Often end users use Excel to navigate into the cube. Then they may ask you to produce a report using the same data. It would be useful to get the MDX query used by Excel. Moreover, Excel 2007 offers a good MDX quality of the produced query against Analysis  Read more

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Microsoft Business Intelligence Conference 2007 website live

The Microsoft Business Intelligence Conference 2007 website is now live. The conference is scheduled on May 9-11, 2007, in Seattle, WA. It’s not a “traditional” Microsoft technical conference like TechEd and PDC: it’s targeted more on project managers,  Read more

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Format String on linked measure groups

When you create a linked measure group into a cube, the cube you are creating inherits properties of original measures by copying values into the new cube. If you change the format string into the original cube, you don’t modify automatically the linked  Read more

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Improve measures display in SSAS 2005

I just submitted a suggestion feedback to SQL Server development team. It is very bad for the user to be forced to see measures under their physical measure groups. There are a lot of reasons for which a customer would like to see measures organized in  Read more