Archive: September 2008

  • Purple Frog hits the Target

    We are delighted to announce that we have won a new contract, designing a BI system for Target Group.

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  • Dynamic MDX in Reporting Services

    After a couple of days off work last week with SQL Bits III and SQL 2008 Unleashed, it’s back to the grindstone this week; however before I get onto the serious stuff I’d like to say thank you to the organisers of both events. Watching you on stage headbanging to Rockstar – legendary! (You can see for yourself here and here…). Anyway, back to MDX… This post explains how you can build a dynamic MDX query in Reportins…

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  • Mosha's MDX Studio

    I almost feel embarrassed…, I’ve been writing this blog for over 9 months now, and I have yet to mention Mosha, although in my defence, there is a link to his blog in the links section to the right. As many/most of you may know, Mosha Pasumansky is one the key brains behind designing the MDX language and Analysis Services – nuff said? Over the last year he has been working on a pet project, MDX Studio. It’s an MDX query…

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  • SQLBits III and more…

    Next week we’re lucky enough to have a double-whammy of SQL events in the UK, has Christmas come early?… On Wednesday 10th September, Microsoft are running a live Technet event, SQL Server 2008 Unleashed, at their Reading campus. It looks like it should be a day well spent, with Prem Mehra delivering a keynote speech on large scale SQL Server systems, and other sessions including data warehouse improvements, upgrade paths, and a…

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