Online Book: Analytics with Power BI and R

About the book; Quick Intro from Author In 2016, after bringing the capability of writing R codes inside Power BI, I’ve been encouraged to publish an online book through a set of blog posts. The main reason to publish this book online, was that there is no integrated and comprehensive book on how to use Read more about Online Book: Analytics with Power BI and R[…]

Edition 3 of Free Book: Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star – 1075 Pages!

Busy schedule in last few months with lots of conferences and courses didn’t allowed me to publish 3rd version earlier. and now, here you go; 3rd edition of Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star book is available to download. this edition ended up with being 1075 pages! This book is already downloaded more than Read more about Edition 3 of Free Book: Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star – 1075 Pages![…]

Edition 2 of Free Book: Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star

As promised, here is the second edition (March 2017) of Power BI book; from Rookie to Rock Star as PDF. We are still working on other methods of sharing this book (Kindle, paperback…). In this new version March’s posts are added which are; M or DAX? Content Packs, Shape Map, and IF or Filter in Read more about Edition 2 of Free Book: Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star[…]

Download Free Power BI book PDF Format

It has been a long time request in my blog posts to release the book in PDF format, and here you go; Free PDF format of Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star book edition 1 is now available. You can download and print it for free! However, this book has 905 pages, which make Read more about Download Free Power BI book PDF Format[…]

Referring SSIS Variables from SSIS Script Task

Today I got a very valued feedback from a reader of my SSIS 2012 book, and based on that feedback I’ve found that I had a mistake in one of the exersizes of the book. an important note was not mentioned there. So in this post I want to mention that and applogize for any Read more about Referring SSIS Variables from SSIS Script Task[…]

Book Published: Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development

I am happy to announce that my new book published today. (both paper and eBook version are available now) Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development: Beginner’s Guide This book covers introduction to all components of Microsoft Business Intelligence (one chapter for each component). topics that covered in the book are Dimensional Modeling, SQL Server Read more about Book Published: Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development[…]

Interview with Packt Publishing

Script of my interview with Packt Publishing about my latest book Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook. published on PacktPub website here. If you want to read more details about the book read this post. here you can read full story: Interview with Reza Rad , Author of ‘Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Read more about Interview with Packt Publishing[…]

Book Published: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook

Hi folks, As I mentioned previously,َ Today I am happy to inform you that my book on SSIS 2012 published already, Me (Reza Rad) with my friend (Pedro Perfeito) who is another SQL Server MVP from Portugal wrote a book on SSIS 2012,we had Phil Brammer as technical reviewer. and book published already, If you Read more about Book Published: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services: An Expert Cookbook[…]

My new SSIS 2012 Book Will be Published Soon

Hi friends, after about 7 month hardworking I wants to inform you that my upcoming book about SSIS 2012 will be published about 1 month later, So I like to share the link of the book here. Pedro Perfeito one of my friends who is a SSIS expert and also SQL Server MVP in Portugal Read more about My new SSIS 2012 Book Will be Published Soon[…]

My Contribution in SQL Server MVP Deep Dive Volume 2

Finally the SQL Server MVP Deep Dive Volume 2 going to be available soon . This book is all about SQL Server, but not an ordinal book about SQL Server from begin to end or on special aspect of SQL Server. This book covers 5 major topics of SQL Server ( Architecture and Design, Administration, Read more about My Contribution in SQL Server MVP Deep Dive Volume 2[…]