Walk-through Steps: I’m New to BI, Where to Start? – Part 7: Azure

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Azure, Business Intelligence | 2 Comments

Many organizations nowadays are in transition from on-premises to cloud, and many of them use hybrid solutions where part of the computing will be done in cloud and the rest on-premises. The trend nowadays is to use cloud to have better maintenance, lower costs, more reliable solutions, lower administrative efforts, and powerful shared resources. In ...

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Walk-through Steps: I’m New to BI, Where to Start? – Part 2: Modelling with BISM

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Business Intelligence | 5 Comments

You’ve learned about first steps for getting into BI field in previous post. In this post I’ll continue with explaining some other components of Microsoft BI and resources to learn it. Previous post was about the overall picture of BI, Data Warehouse Design, Dimensional Modelling, ETL and SSIS. In this post I’ll explore components such ...

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Azure Data Factory – Updates: March 2015

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Azure Data Factory | No Comments

Previously in another post I’ve mentioned what Azure Data Factory is and a sample scenario of data transfer with it. Microsoft recently published a new version of it, which has really interesting features. In a nutshell features are: New Version of Data Management Gateway On Premises File System Linked Services On Premises Oracle Linked Services ...

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Power BI Now Available Worldwide

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Power BI | 2 Comments

December last year Power BI with new great features was announced to be only available for United States. Recently Microsoft announced that Power BI is now available worldwide (Preview yet), which is great news. In this post I would like to share some facts about Power BI; Power BI is cloud BI service of Microsoft. ...

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