Whitepaper: PowerPivot Planning and Deployment

An comprehensive whitepaper regarding the installation and deployment of PowerPivot has been recently released by the SQL CAT Team. It can be accessed from the below site: http://sqlcat.com/whitepapers/archive/2010/04/14/microsoft-sql-server-2008-r2-powerpivot-planning-and-deployment.aspx Direct link to whitepaper: Microsoft SQL Server PowerPivot Planning and Deployment Summary: Microsoft® SQL Server® PowerPivot technology redefines how IT departments deliver and succeed with BI. This…

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Running SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Server R2

The following knowledge base article describes the known issues when you install Microsoft SQL Server on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 . List of known issues when you install SQL Server on Windows 7 or on Windows Server 2008 R2 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;955725  For all editions except express edition of…

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