Marco Russo's blog posts of 2009

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And sometime Connect works… slowly…

Almost two years ago I wrote a post about the abuse of the “it’s by design” answer Microsoft gives to many bugs. You know, I think that a bug in design produces the same results (if not worst) than a bug in implementation. I also had a long discussion  Read more

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Issues materializing reference dimension

Alberto Ferrari wrote about an interesting issue he discovered working on optimization of dimension process using materialized reference dimensions. I can understand SSAS behavior from a technical point of view, but it is not so obvious that an update  Read more

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SQLBits 2009

This the second time in a row I will not able to attend to SQLBits – but don’t lose this event if you can go to Manchester on March 28th, 2009. The conference is free, but registration is required. A training day (with a reasonable fee) is also scheduled  Read more

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Corrections for Programming Microsoft LINQ book

I just published an updated version of the corrections for the Programming Microsoft LINQ book that I wrote with Paolo Pialorsi. If you don’t have the book, remember that you can download some sample chapters from the book web site .  Read more

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Drillthrough improvements: call for feedback!

We all like Analysis Services, but when it comes to drillthrough, there are a number of issue that we like to be fixed. I added them in a feedback item on Connect – so please vote it and give to drillthrough a chance to improve in future releases! Here  Read more

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Issues executing a DRILLTHROUGH with a ROLAP dimension

I recently encountered an issue using DRILLTHROUGH with ROLAP dimension and I wasn’t able to find any good information making searches about it, so I think it’s a good idea writing a few notes. Probably I will write a more complete on the DRILLTHROUGH  Read more