Topic: PASS

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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  Read more

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Looking for Speakers at #PASS DW/BI Virtual Chapter

I recently joined Chris Webb , Jen Stirrup and Alberto Ferrari as PASS Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter for Europe. We will increase the number of virtual sessions delivered in a comfortable European time zone and we are looking  Read more

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Best session in BI Platform Track at PASS Summit 2011 #sqlpass

Last week the final session evaluations from PASS Summit 2011 have been communicated to speakers and best scores have been made public. My session was not particularly good: it had very good feedback (overall average 4.32) and some average one, mostly  Read more

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I will speak at #SQLPass #Summit and #SQLRally Nordic!

I already announced a few weeks ago that I and Alberto will speak at SQLBits in Liverpool. We will also speak at SQLPASS Summit in Seattle and at SQLRally Nordic . A few details about my sessions: SQLPASS Summit (Seattle, WA – October 11-14, 2011) : My  Read more

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SQL Pass meeting in Zurich after #powerpivot workshop #ppws

These are the last days to register for the PowerPivot Workshop in Zurich on April 4-5, 2011. If you are willing to attend, hurry up! Moreover, on Thursday evening there will be also a Swiss PASS Chapter meeting in Zurich and Alberto Ferrari will present  Read more

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The Microsoft BI Roadmap: BISM, UDM and Beyond

Microsoft recently announced a new roadmap for its BI architecture. The next version of SQL Server, codenamed “Denali”, is going to introduce a new semantic model named BISM (Business Intelligence Semantic Model). Analysis Services will host it and it  Read more

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PASS Summit 2010 approaching

PASS Summit 2010 is approaching and I’m facing the dilemma of choosing concurrent sessions in certain timeslots. I’m not alone in this situation and discussing it with other people only enhance my doubts because I see only more reasons to look also other  Read more