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19 June
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Using a Hyper-V VHD in an Azure VM

I’m in the process of moving some my lab environments that I use for teaching SQL Server classes to Azure. I’m pretty new to the Azure infrastructure world but I thought I could share s

18 June
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Setting up Automation in Azure

As I’ve started digging deeper into using Azure the need to automate tasks (turn off all VMs, turn on all VMs, automatically resize all VMs, etc…) has becomes very apparent.  In A

03 June
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power Pivot as the Core to your Power BI Solution

I’ve noticed a recent trend with many presentations and articles on Power BI and Excel functionality. Many o

02 May
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power Query to HDFS – Remote Name Could Not Be Resolved

I wanted to share a quick resolution I had to a problem with connecting Power Query to data stored in HDFS.

Seems easy enough. Launch Excel and through Power Query select From Other

30 April
2014
Author: ShawnHarrison

Intro to SSIS Webinar Follow-up

 

Thanks to all who attended yesterday?s webinar. Since I ran short on time and wasn?t able to answer any questions, here are all the questions and their answers.

 

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18 April
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Creating Power Map Reporting Solutions Recording and Q&A

I hope you were able to attend my free webinar on Creating Power Map Reporting Solutions on April 17 2014.  If you weren’t you can now watch the recording

17 April
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Bringing Power BI Q&A to your Organization Recording and Q&A

I hope you were able to attend my free webinar on Bringing Power BI Q&A to your Organization on April 15 2014.  If you weren’t you can now watch the recording

20 March
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Upcoming Webinar – Creating Power Map Reporting Solutions

18 March
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Upcoming Webinar – Bringing Power BI Q&A to your Organization

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18 March
2014
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Introduction to Power BI Recording and Q&A

I hope you were able to attend my free webinar on Understanding Microsoft Self-Service BI on March 13, 2014. If you weren’t you can now download the