Cloud Computing is all the buzz. The attached presentation shows how we got here, where we are now, and what the future may hold in the realm of Cloud Computing. This slide deck was adapted and presented several times to diverse audiences including IT Professionals, Students, Public Sector Professionals, Scientists and Engineers.
The tone of these presentations was, for the most part, anecdotal. This information is based on our experience as both a Cloud Provider and Consumer. The presentation was intended to be visual and not bullet point oriented. Some notes on the progressio…... Continue reading
When working with SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), it is sometimes convenient to be able to connect to a database in “Online Mode” which means that every change you make and save is immediately saved to the SSAS database, as opposed to having to explicitly deploy the changes.
In SQL Server 2008 R2, connecting to a SSAS database in online mode was very simple:
1. Launch the SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (i.e the VS 2008 Shell for BI project templates commonly known as BIDS).
2. Select Open off the File menu
3. Specify the server and database name, press…... Continue reading