11 Aug 2009 16:01
In July I was invited to speak at the UK SQL Server UG event in Manchester. I spoke about Excel being a good data mining client. I was a little rushed at the end as Chris Testa-ONeill told me I had only 5 minutes to go when I had only been talking for 10 minutes. Apparently I have a reputation for running over my time allocation.
At the event we also had a product demo from SQL Sentry around their BI monitoring dashboard solution. This includes SSIS but the main thrust was SSAS
Then came Chris with a look at Analysis Services. If you ... [More]
1 Nov 2008 11:37
Here is a presentation I gave at the SQLBits conference in September which was recorded by Microsoft. Usually I speak about SSIS but on this particular event I thought people would like to hear something different from me.
Microsoft are making a big play for making Data Mining more accessible to everyone and not just boffins. In this presentation I give an overview of data mining and then do some demonstrations using the excellent Excel Add-Ins available from Microsoft
SQL Server 2008
SQL Server 2005
I hope you enjoy this presentation