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Techfuse, a New Laptop, and How Microsoft Azure Helped Save the Day

On Tuesday, April 22, I had the opportunity to speak at the Techfuse conference in Minneapolis. I was presenting a session on the differences between tabular and multidimensional models with a focus on the developer’s experience. 677 more words

Microsoft SQL Server

"Internal Error: Ese could not be initialized" when performing a schema compare in SSDT

I have recently imported several of our live databases into SSDT and was just trying to perform a schema compare to make sure I pick up any changes since the import before we start using the SSDT solution as our source code.   129 more words


SQL Server Data Tools – Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2013 (SSDT BI)

Microsoft released SQL Server Data Tools – Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2013 (SSDT BI) for SQL Server 2014. With this release you can use SSDT BI in Visual Studio 2013 and it includes the Visual Studio Project Templates for Analysis Services, Integration Services, and Reporting Services.

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Tribute: Allie 'Beag' Cameron - the quiet man from Fort William

Known to the townsfolk of his native Fort William as Allie Beag or just “The Beag”. This Gaelic nickname means ‘Wee Allie’. At the Parade Garage in Fort William, where he served his apprenticeship as a mechanic, there were two Allies so there had to be a distinction and it stuck with him for the rest of his life. 593 more words

SSAS – Error – Value cannot be null. Parameter name: rootComponent

I got the following error as shown below, when I was adding rows into the XML file for the Data Source View.

NOTE: The reason that I was using the XML file was because I had added a whole lot of partitions to my Data Source View, so I did not want to create all the relationships manually but rather wanted to copy and paste them into the XML file. 95 more words

SQL Server 2012

Yrjo Vesterinen - Profile of a Champion with passion for the sport

FIM Legend Series – Yrjo Vesterinen (3 times FIM World Trials Champion)

1983 – Yrjo Vesterinen (Bultaco 340) – Laggan Locks – Scottish Six Days Trial (Photo: Iain Lawrie, Kinlochleven, Scotland) 14 more words

Honda RTL250S - 1987

The 1987 Honda (HRC) RTL250S (actual capacity 270cc) of Eddy Lejeune (Belgium) seen in the paddock at the 1987 Scottish Six Days Trial in Fort William. 67 more words