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Preach The Gospel Always, If Necessary Use Words

I’ll be honest, I contemplated a lot about whether to write this blog or not for fear that it may come off the wrong way or just not convey the point I want, but here we are…in a hotel room...

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Speaking at PASS Summit 2012

It’s about that time again, PASS Summit 2012 is right around the corner in Seattle, WA. It will be held at the convention center from November 6-9. This year will feature more than 170 sessions across 6 tracks from 90...

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Unsupported Features in Excel Services SharePoint 2010

Between SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 there were many new features that were added or enhanced.  There still remains a list of items that are either unsupported actions, such as workbook authoring, or unsupported features, such as cell comments. In...

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Mirroring Support for SharePoint 2010 Databases

Like all systems built on top of SQL Server SharePoint 2010 needs to have a plan for availability.  There are many methods for configuring high availability, one of which is database mirroring. Other options, such as clustering will be discussed...

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Trim Functions in SSIS

In T-SQL there are many functions there to help do a variety of different things.  SSIS is no different.  In fact, a good number of the commonly used functions from T-SQL are in SSIS as well.  Here we will explore...

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MDX Functions: BottomCount

The MultiDimensional eXpressions, or MDX, language is used to query the data in a multidimensional in an OLAP database.  In the case of examples here, SQL Server Analysis Services. This example uses the Contoso demo cube available for download here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=18279 Function Name: BottomCount...