A new Tableau-focused blog: Tableau Love

Hanging up my blue badge and moving to Tableau Software.  You can read about my adventures at the company and with the product at Tableau Love

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Russell Christopher’s two websites

My Personal site is here http://russellchristopher.me The Business Intelligence site for Russell Christopher is here: http://performancepointblog.com

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Packing up and moving to performancepointblog.com

I had $140 burning a hole in my pocket and saw a great domain name was available, so I’ve purchased 2 years of hosting for the next incarnation of this blog – performancepointblog.com. The content will be similar to what you’ve seen here, but with a heavier emphasis on PPS (I have no choice with…

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Language Packs and the PerformancePoint add-in for Excel

Here’s an interesting behavior I saw being discussed that you may run into when launching the PPS add-in for Excel when you have (or not) language packs installed: The PerformancePoint Add-in for Excel could not be loaded. The language pack for the configured language could not be found. Please install the multilingual user interface pack…

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Problems making web reference to ReportService2006: Unable to import operation "SetReportHistoryOptions"

Today I needed to write a bit of code to create a model on a SQL 2005 Report server which was running in Sharepoint integrated mode. Boy, what fun I had!  After creating my web reference, I got this error: Custom tool error: Unable to import WebService/Schema. Unable to import binding ‘ReportingService2006Soap’ from namespace ‘http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2006/03/15/reporting/reportingservices’….

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SQL Analysis Services error processing ROLAP partitions against Teradata

Today I was playing around with stacking SSAS on top of Teradata. Essentially I have AdventureWorks DW moved over into Teradata and I’m trying to build a dumbed-down version of the AdventureWorks cube against it. Things went fairly well while my partitions were MOLAP. But when I started changing some of them to ROLAP, SSAS…

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