Marco Russo's blog posts of 2009

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The reviews of Expert Cube Development book

I already talked about the Expert Cube Development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services book I wrote with Chris and Alberto . We found several posts around the blogosphere and I’d like to keep track of them – I’ll try to update this post whenever  Read more

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Who will be the Gemini users?

In these days, I’m starting to use Gemini and I’m discussing about it in dedicated CTP newsgroups. I recently wrote a message that I’d like to share here, but not before some considerations. First of all, like Chris said , Gemini is less than a threat  Read more

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SQL Methodology at PASS Summit 2009

I and Alberto will present the SQLBI Methodology session at PASS Summit 2009 . After the very good feedback we got at the European PASS Conference 2009 , we will have the big opportunity to discuss this methodology in front of a broader audience. In the  Read more

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An Oslo DSL for NHibernate: NHModeller

A few days ago, I talked about Oslo and metadata issues with BI stack . I got several comments and the discussions it’s interesting, but as I said it is too early now to use Oslo – but it could be a foundation for a future product. As a side note, today  Read more

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Possible bug with DirectSlice and MeasureExpression

We (I found the issue, Chris created the repro) detected a possible bug using DirectSlice and MeasureExpression. We just posted it here: https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=455732 The issue could be very dangerous  Read more

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Metadata for BI Solutions in the Microsoft stack

You know, today Microsoft doesn’t have a solution to handle metadata of a BI Solution. Really, they don’t have nothing to handle a single layer of the architecture like the Data Warehouse. In a (how much near?) future this gap could be filled by using  Read more

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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  Read more

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Use of the WITH clause in SQL Command SSIS OLEDB Source

If you try to use the WITH clause in a SQL Command of an OLE DB Source in a Data Flow of Integration Services, you might receive the error ‘Statement(s) could not be prepared’. Solution: put a semicolon (;) just before the WITH keyword.  Read more