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“Business Analysis Transformation in IT and ITes Industry, what initiatives do we need?

This was the subject of 4 panelists and the moderator who came together at the BA conference...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 06/03/2014

Project Siena - Create apps with Excel and PowerPoint skills

Siena apps are as easy as editing a document. You place some visuals on a canvas. You hook them up...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 12/19/2013

SQL Server 2014 - CTP2 is now available

CTP2 can be downloaded at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/dn205290.aspx Highlights in...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 10/16/2013

Microsoft SQL Server - What is in it for a DBA ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVbHVMuiAkQ

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 10/08/2013

SQLite

Most database users are proud to say that they have worked on databases of large size. For business...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 08/05/2013

PowerBI - complete Self Service BI solution in Excel

Power BI is a self service and intuitive solution for all of your data needs delivered in Excel. New...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 07/23/2013

Download Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 1 (CTP1)

Please download from here and play around with SQL 2014. Do share your feedback with us...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 06/25/2013

Oracle partners with Microsoft

Microsoft and Oracle today announced that they are putting their differences aside to strike a...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 06/24/2013

Microsoft SQL 14 CTP1 Product Guide

Look at some teasers below to check out what is new in SQL 2014 Create statement DDL now as the...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 06/20/2013

Forecasting Sales data with Excel mining - Step by Step Guide

Mining is a service and can be coded. This means that it is enterprise ready. Mining can be done...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 06/18/2013

Getting started with Self Service BI using Power View

Self Service BI capability is “THE” thing that senior executives want. IT on the other...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 06/16/2013

Great Indian Developer Awards - Visual Studio and Sharepoint

Folks, these awards excited me. Please see details below Even us database folks use Visual Studio...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 05/26/2013

Data Mining Plugin for Excel 2013

Data mining option is a plugin for Excel 2013. You can build powerful mining models and even work...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 05/21/2013

Infrastructure as a Service for SQL Server (IaaS for SQL Server)

With “IaaS”, the usage of cloud has further increased productivity. Infrastructure...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 05/13/2013

SQL Azure - An introduction

SQL Azure – why should you use it? Hardware sizing is always a chore that is more based on...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 05/10/2013

PowerPivot & PowerView can hold more data with Workbook Size Optimizer

Workbook Size Optimizer http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38793 The Workbook...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 04/28/2013

Hekaton and Bwtree makes the next version of SQL Server super fast

The next version of SQL Server due to release in 2014/2015 is code named hekaton. Hekaton in greek...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 04/21/2013

PrimaryKeys can be Nonclustered too?

Yesterday, I came across a case where composite keys were being used and not justifiable. The reason...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 04/08/2013

SQL Server Data Tools (Part2)

In my previous blog on SSDT, we saw the advantages and ease of use for “connected...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 04/03/2013

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) is a Visual Studio Suite that allows database users to build, debug,...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 03/29/2013

Microsoft BizSpark India Startup Challenge - Cloud computing and Mobile applications

“Microsoft BizSpark India Startup Challenge is an effort to find entrepreneurs with innovative...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 02/28/2013

Big data, Big deal

Today, more data is being produced every year than the entire history of human civilization since...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 02/18/2013

Data Cubes

The term “Cube” is not new. Most of us would associate it with Rubik cubes, invented by...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 01/30/2013

Data Visualization (Reporting) Options

How important is data visualization? A picture can convey a thousand words. Human beings respond...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 01/15/2013

The world of Business Intelligence

Rain, Rain everywhere, but not a clean drop to drink Data, data everywhere, but not a reliable byte...

Author: Deepthi Anantharam Date: 01/10/2013