Archive for month: February, 2014

Introduction To Analysis Services Extended Events

21 February, 2014 (12:00) | Extended Events, SSAS | By: Mark V

I started digging into using Extended Events to trace Analysis Services recently for a client. They wanted to do some tracing of their SSAS instances, and with the deprecation of SQL Profiler, Extended Events was the best long term solution. I have to admit, when I first started looking at this topic, I was overwhelmed. […]

“Winning” The Power BI Demo Contest

7 February, 2014 (15:29) | Power BI, Professional Development | By: Mark V

First things first. According to the official rules, I did not win. My video did not even make it to the Top 15 Semi-Finalists. Not even close. The number of votes I got was laughable compared to others. But it was never about the votes for me. I never really had any illusions of winning […]