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Alex Whittles
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Business Intelligence consultant & SQL Server pro in Telford, Shropshire
Business Intelligence consultant & SQL Server pro in Telford, Shropshire

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[New Frog-Blog] First thoughts on DataZen.
DataZen seems like a good dashboard platform, simple but effective. Until you want to integrate it with your SSAS cubes, and then things start to go south.

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New Frog-Blog: Excel creates terrible, slow MDX from pivot tables.
Excel asks SSAS for all pivot totals, even when not required, causing exponential performance degradation on large pivots.

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Have you ever thought of presenting at a technical conference? Do you keep making excuses why you can't do it?
Well pull yourself together, read this, then start writing a session!

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Are you a database pro, or a techy in shropshire? SQLBits is coming to Telford! Europe's largest SQL Server conference will be held in the Telford International Centre July 17-19 2014.
Over 1000 registrations already, so not much time left to secure your place. The Saturday is free, so you have no excuse really!

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Why isn't this already a thing everywhere?

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A bank holiday weekend wouldn't be complete without a selfie with Darth would it?
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[New Frog-Blog] SQL Server Analysis Services - Tabular mode performance testing with multiple CPUs / NUMA nodes

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SQLRelay is a series of awesome free mini-conferences around the country in a venue that's hopefully near you!

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