Marco Russo's blog posts of 2013

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Microsoft shut down MCM/MCSM/MCA programs–my recap #msmcm

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about MCSM for BI certification . This raised an interesting discussion about the reasons why such a certification does not exists, whether it was really necessary, what it should include, and so on. There was  Read more

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Excel 2013 stand-alone now includes #powerpivot

This time Microsoft listened to the many complaints received since Excel 2013 release and the stand-alone version of Excel now includes Power Pivot and Power View! This is a very important news because there were customer who didn’t upgrade from Excel  Read more

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Understanding #DAX Query Plans for #powerpivot and #tabular

Alberto Ferrari wrote a very interesting white paper about DAX query plans. We published it on a page where we’ll gather articles and tools about DAX query plans: http://www.sqlbi.com/topics/query-plans/ I reviewed the paper and this is the result of  Read more

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Watch #TechEd sessions online for free #powerpivot #dax

The sessions recorded at TechEd 2013 are online. I and Alberto Ferrari delivered the same sessions and the recording are available for both TechEd North America and TechEd Europe. It’s nice for me being able to compare two deliveries of the same session.  Read more

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Common request: export #Tabular model and data to #PowerPivot

I received this request in many courses , messages and also forum discussions: having an Analysis Services Tabular model, it would be nice being able to extract a correspondent PowerPivot data model. In order of priority, here are the specific feature  Read more