Mark Stacey founded the Aphelion Software Group, and works tirelessly to cross the business / technical boundaries in Business Intelligence, working in both SharePoint and SQL.
He has published 2 books on BI - Sharepoint 2010 BI and Visual Intelligence and frequently speaks at both SQL Saturday and SharePoint Saturday events.
He is one of the few Microsoft PDW trainers, and has trained in Africa, India and Europe on the PDW, as well as all over the world on other technologies
In this session, you will learn how to combine data from web services, tables and cubes to build a powerful model, and visualise it in Excel.
Mark will explain the use cases for Analysis Services, illustrate how it improves performance for large data sets and eases report writing, and will go through a practical example of building a first Analysis Services solution
You have tuned your SQL server to it's limits, you have maxed the RAM on your server, and still your data warehouse is too slow. Is a Parallel Data Warehouse the next step?