MVP Friday Five: February 3, 2012

Another week has passed, and we have another Friday Five to sum up some of the great contributions MVPs have made recently through articles and blog posts! This week, our MVP Friday Five is filled with even more expert knowledge that we’ve all come to expect from MVPs.


1. SSRS: Display User Data Fields for a SharePoint List

By SharePoint Server MVP Laura Rogers | @WonderLaura

Laura shows you how you can create a SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) report to create a better user experience for site users who fill out a list item, form or survey in SharePoint.


2. Identity crisis: Why won’t Outlook for Mac open its own messages!?

By Macintosh MVP William Smith | @meck

William addresses an issue that is common in the Microsoft Answers Outlook for Mac forum: the “Outlook cannot open the file because it is not associated with the default identity” message.


3. Big Data and SQL Server: Disruption or Harmony?

By Visual Basic MVP Andrew Brust| @andrewbrust

Andrew discusses the disruption of Big Data, Hadoop and its MapReduce distributed-computing approach has caused to SQL Server, and how Microsoft is working to create harmony between them.


4. Disabling Network Pop Ups

By Outlook MVP Diane Poremsky | @dicot

In this article, Diane explains step by step how to disable popup messages about Exchange server messages, network warnings & network connectivity that can be annoying.


5. Removing Duplicate Dimension Rows in SSIS

By SQL Server MVP Michael J Swart | @MJSwart

In this article Michael takes you step by step through his method for solving the problem of creating a data flow transformation which removes duplicate key values in SQL Server.


If you’re an MVP and would like your blog posts considered for our MVP Friday Five, please reach out to your MVP Lead or provide your URL in the comments section below!