A few days ago, we announced that Microsoft Enterprise customers is now allowed to bring their own SQL Licenses to Azure VMs. This means that if a customer already have a SQL License, this license can be used on SQL Server VM images from Marketplace.
This means that they do no longer need to build their own VM, but instead can just provision a server from the marketplace and use the existing license.
Read a lot more on the official blog post
Today, working on Master Data Services 2014 (MDS) at a client, I ran into some strange behavior from both the MDS website and the MDS Excel Add-In.
For some reason there is a limit to the length on attributes in an entity, in my opinion there should not be limitations on the attribute length, as it should be up to the users to decide. Continue reading →
Yesterday 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 →
This update was released yesterday, and it is a highly anticipated update, as it will introduce performance factor 4 in the Excel Addin.
This performance upgrade will come in very handy when working on larger datasets, and should speed the user experience up. Continue reading →
YIhaaaa, another Cumulative Update for SQL server 2014 is ready, well actually it have been ready for at while, I’ve just found it now and thought I would share it.
Here are some of the more interesting fixes. Continue reading →
The 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 →
This monday Microsoft announced the releas of a new SSIS Connectors v3.0 for Oracle and Teradata by Attunity, this release will fix a few bugs. Continue reading →