Playing with Power View

I’ve been playing around with Power View (formerly codename Project Crescent). I started with a simple PowerPivot file I’d created to analyse the transactions of a small dog grooming salon (I wanted something different from the usual Contoso demos). It was a simple matter to publish this PowerPivot file to a PowerPivot gallery in SharePoint…


SQL Denali Demo Machine

SQL Server codename Denali is in beta and the third preview has been available for a little while, which is great if you have the time and inclination to install, configure and run Denali for yourself. If you want to make use of a demo machine that someone else has already configured, there’s one now available…


SQL Server Denali Product Guide

There is a new Product Guide available for SQL Server Codename Denali, the next version of SQL Server. This product guide includes PowerPoint decks, technical whitepapers, datasheets, demonstrations and more. If you want to see what’s coming in the next version of SQL, take a look.