I was trying to install SQL BI features for one of the assignments I had got. In the setup wizard when I reached the Features Page I got a surprise of my life. There were many features missing! I could not see features available while installing SQL Server listed here:
If you are reading this blog, you must be aware that I focus on relational database and also in particular for SQL Server Performance Tuning. I always believed that any system in the world can use more performance. Well, while I focused on relational database, I accept that I have focused very little on the subject of PowerBI and Advanced Analytics.
[Note from Pinal]: This is a 36th episode of Notes from the Field series. One of the common questions I receive every other day is – I have learned BI but I feel that there is no automation in the BI field, what should I do? How do I go beyond learning BI? How can I fill the gap between BIDS and SSDT? If you have been reading this blog, when it is about BI, I always take help from LinchPin People who are BI experts. I requested Reeves from LinchiPin people to help me answer this unique question.
Who can predict which customer is going to cancel a newspaper subscription before it actually happens? A soothsayer, right? Wrong! It’s a Data Scientist.
We all know the value of information in our lives. Whether it’s a personal decision or a business initiated one, people need it. But the question is: who is to make the distinction between data and information? We all come across a whole lot of data daily, that may be significant or not. We filter what’s required and forget about the rest. Information is filtered and distilled data. Filtering and distillation can also alter its actual meaning and natural state. Therefore, in this blog we discover some ways to ensure that we’re using business intelligence derived from the right information for making critical management decisions.
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SQL SERVER – Step by Step Guide to Beginning Data Quality Services in SQL Server 2012 – Introduction to DQS
Data Quality Services is a very important concept of SQL Server. I have recently started to explore the same and I am really learning some good concepts. Here are two very important blog posts which one should go over before continuing this blog post about Data Quality Services.