SQLSaturday Portugal

CFHte8FVEAEmIZWThis weekend I was attending SQLSaturday Portugal both as an attendee and a speaker, I had a Hands-on Lab on the topic “Automatic deployment af Azure Big Data solution with Powershell”. A rather large topic for just 1½ hours, put I think the attendees had a good time and the room was packed. There was room for 16 in the classroom and every seat was taken, I need to get the exercises trimmed a bit, as there were too many and maybe a bit to complicated. The amount of exercises would fit a 3 hour session or perhaps a precon (well, I might consider that for another event). Continue reading →

Microsoft acquires Datazen Mobile BI

visual02Yesterday was a really good day for all doing Mobile BI on Microsoft BI Stack, as Microsoft acquired Datazen. Datazen has been in the mobile BI market for quite some time now and their product is really stable and delivers a great front-end for data in the any company. Continue reading →

Audit on SQL Server

ShowImageThe other day one of my clients asked me if there was any way to audit what users did on their data, and in particular some tables of importance. I had to look it up, well I knew that there was some Audit possibilities build into SQL Server, but I had never had the need for it before. Continue reading →