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  • Interviewed in SQL Down Under podcast #sqlserver #ssas #powerpivot

    I’ve been interviewed by Greg Low in SQL Down Under show 58, and this is *not* an April fool! We talked for one hour about Tabular, Multidimensional, Data Warehouse and just a little bit about music (you can discover which music genre I’m used to listen…). You can hear this interview from the SQL Down Under Show 58 page (it is an MP3 format) and ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on April 1, 2013
  • SQLBits XI in May 2013 – many reasons to attend! #sqlbits #dax #tabular

    I and Alberto Ferrari will speak at SQLBits XI (Nottingham, UK – May 2-4, 2013) and there are many good reasons to join us there, especially if you are interested to DAX! Here are our sessions: Thursday, 02 May 2013 – Training Day - From 0 to DAX The entire day is dedicated to learning DAX, starting from the syntax and going forward ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on February 20, 2013
  • March 2013 Events and Workshops in Aarhus, DK and Utrecht, NL #ssas #powerpivot

    Spring is coming and we published many dates of SSAS Tabular Workshops around Europe and online. Alberto Ferrari is coming to Aarhus, Denmark, for a 2-day SSAS Tabular Workshop on March 12-13, 2013 (you can see more info and register here). And Alberto will also deliver a free session in a community event on March 12 evening: the session is ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on February 6, 2013
  • Community Events and Workshops in November 2012 #ssas #tabular #powerpivot

    I and Alberto have a busy agenda until the end of the month, but if you are based in Northern Europe there are many chance to meet one of us in the next couple of weeks! Belgium, 20 November 2012 – SQL Server Days 2012 with Marco Russo I will present two sessions in this conference, “Data Modeling for Tabular” and “Querying and Optimizing ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on November 16, 2012
  • LASTDATE dates arguments and upcoming events #dax #tabular #powerpivot

    Recently I had to write a DAX formula containing a LASTDATE within the logical condition of a FILTER: I found that its behavior was not the one I expected and I further investigated. At the end, I wrote my findings in this article on SQLBI, which can be applied to any Time Intelligence function with a <dates> argument. The key ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on October 1, 2012
  • TechEd North America 2012–Day 3 #msTechEd #teched

    Yesterday I spent the longest day at this TechEd: we talked with many people at Community Night until 9pm and I have to say that just a few months after Analysis Services 2012 has been released, there are many people already using it. And the adoption of PowerPivot is starting to be quite large. Many new ideas and challenging coming from several ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on June 13, 2012
  • TechEd North America 2012–Day 2 #msTechEd #teched

    This is the second day at TechEd North America 2012 and yesterday I had many conversations about PowerPivot and SSAS Tabular. In the evening the book signing at O’Reilley booth has been a big success! I’m writing this post from the speaker’s room. It’s not crowded this morning because the keynote is going on and there are no people also in ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on June 12, 2012
  • May Schedule of SSAS #Tabular Workshop for US & Europe

    As you might have read in the previous post, May is a busy month for all the editions of the SSAS Tabular Workshop. We’ll start with an online edition next week in a time slot that should be good for US and other countries in that time zones. Then there will be many other countries in our road show and Chris Webb will join Alberto in Brussels and ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on May 2, 2012
  • #SSAS #Tabular Workshop and Community Events in Netherlands and Denmark

    Next week I will finally start the roadshow of the SSAS Tabular Workshop, a 2-day seminar about the new BISM Tabular model for Analysis Services that has been introduced in SQL Server 2012. During these roadshows, we always try to arrange some speeches at local community events in the evening - we already defined for Copenhagen, we ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on April 12, 2012
  • Looking for Speakers at #PASS DW/BI Virtual Chapter

    I recently joined Chris Webb, Jen Stirrup and Alberto Ferrari as PASS Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter for Europe. We will increase the number of virtual sessions delivered in a comfortable European time zone and we are looking for speakers interested in sharing their knowledge in data warehouse and business intelligence ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on February 21, 2012
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