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29 June
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

5 More Power BI Tips

I’ve had this blog post in my mind to write for the past month or so and I’m finally just getting around to it while I’m waiting to board my flight back home. Check out my first 5 Power BI Tips here! These are just five more Power BI tips and tricks that I think everyone should know in order to...
28 June
2016
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 05 – KPI Indicator)

In this module you will learn how to use the KPI Indicator (This is kind of like saying “ATM Machine” isn’t it?), a Power BI Custom Visual. Power BI comes standard with a KPI visual but the custom visual we will cover in this post shows a few more options than is available in the standard tool....
27 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 27, 2016

The best way to make the most of the week is to set your goals.  One of the things I try to do every week is to identify three goals for each week.  What three things do I want to accomplish that will move my workload further down the road.  These don’t have to be extravagant or complex goals....
27 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 27, 2016

The best way to make the most of the week is to set your goals.  One of the things I try to do every week is to identify three goals for each week.  What three things do I want to accomplish that will move my workload further down the road.  These don’t have to be extravagant or complex goals....
25 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 4 (the late edition)

So… it’s Saturday night and I missed getting this out on Friday morning… But, in past three weeks’ posts (1, 2, 3), I talked about how I’ve got a few copies of Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server to give away.  This is a book that I co-wrote with Grant Fritchey (Blog | @gfritchey) last...
25 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 4 (the late edition)

So… it’s Saturday night and I missed getting this out on Friday morning… But, in past three weeks’ posts (1, 2, 3), I talked about how I’ve got a few copies of Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server to give away.  This is a book that I co-wrote with Grant Fritchey (Blog | @gfritchey) last...
23 June
2016
Author: Robert Cain

SQL Saturday 498 Chattanooga

Do you like PowerShell? SQL Server? Are you anywhere close to Chattanooga TN? Then don’t miss this SQL Saturday, June 25th 2016. I’m giving two sessions (yes two for the price of one!). The first session will be PowerShell 201. It covers advanced concepts you need to know, such as debugging,...
21 June
2016
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 04 – Radar Chart)

In this module you will learn how to use the Radar Chart, a Power BI Custom Visual. The Radar Chart is sometimes is also know to some as a web chart, spider chart, or star chart.  Using the Radar Chart allows you to display multiple categories of data on each spoke (like spokes on a bicycle...
20 June
2016
Author: Robert Cain

Testing PowerShell with Pester

My newest Pluralsight course is now live, Testing PowerShell with Pester! In this 4 hour course I walk through a complete introduction to Pester, to showing you how to both modify existing code as well as create a brand new module using Pester to guide development using the Test Driven...
20 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 20, 2016

It’s Monday time for this week’s weekly blog and twitter round-up for last week. If you haven’t already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a good chance to catch up on data platform technology and career related information I’ve shared in the last week and activity on this blog. Most...