Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 – Sample Project Server Reports

Following the release of this sample SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 report pack: New SQL Reporting Services Sample Reports for Project Server, I have just updated two sample reports (Risks and Portfolio Status, attached below) to illustrate the use of the Gauge which comes with SQL Server Reporting Services 2008. I used SQL Server 2008…

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Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2 is now available!

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/performancepoint/FX102380591033.aspx PerformancePoint Server 2007 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes enhancements such as improved query performance, support for SQL Server 2008, increased compatibility with Windows Server 2008, including support for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, and more filtering capabilities for PerformancePoint dashboards. These enhancements boost the already robust capabilities of PerformancePoint Server 2007. For more information…

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Microsoft’s vision of the next generation Data Center

Great post from Michael Manos about our next generation of data center: Generation 4 Modular Data Centers: Our Vision for Generation 4 Modular Data Centers – One way of Getting it just right . . . “A highly modular, scalable, efficient, just-in-time data center capacity program that can be delivered anywhere in the world very…

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Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 webcast: Network Communication & Performance Management

We have two webcasts this week you should attend: TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Office Project Server 2007: Network Communication (Level 300) Wednesday, December 3, 2008, 11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time TechNet Webcast: Performance Management Using Project Server 2007 and PerformancePoint Server 2007 (Level 200) Thursday, December 4, 2008, 11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time For all EPM…

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Using scripts to automate SharePoint Server 2007 installation

The following whitepaper was published: Planning and deploying Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 to 1 or 2 computers is not a large task, but what if you need to install it on 20 or even 50 computers? This guide will help you build scripts that can automate the installation of SharePoint Server 2007, the configuration…

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Running SQL Server 2008 in Hyper-V Environment

The SQL has just released the following article: Running SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V Environment, Best Practices and Performance Considerations Summary: Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 is a powerful virtualization technology that can be used by corporate IT to consolidate under-utilized servers, lowering TCO and maintaining or improving Quality of Service. Through a series…

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Technical Reference Guide is Live!

This 490-page white paper covers the essential phases and steps to upgrade existing instances of SQL Server 2000 and 2005 to SQL Server 2008 by using best practices. These include preparation tasks, upgrade tasks, and post-upgrade tasks. It is intended to be a supplement to SQL Server 2008 Books Online. The categories in the following…

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Inside SharePoint: Enterprise Project Management with SharePoint

Check out the following article from TechNet Magazine (December 2008 edition) from Pav Cherny on how to deploy Project Server 2007 on top on Windows Server 2008 and SQL 2005: Inside SharePoint Enterprise Project Management with SharePoint. Sections include: Project Server Architecture SharePoint Integration Server Farm Deployments Welcome to IIS 7 Session Database Permissions Shared…

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I’m a PC – are you a Microsoft Project?

What’s your MS Project story? Microsoft Project Server, Project Standard/Professional, Project Portfolio Server, or Project Web Access – which is your story? Would you like to be famous by sharing it with Microsoft? What is in it for you? Collaboration with other customers like yourself Joint publicity Best Practices Access to those that design and…

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Microsoft TechEd North America 2009

Save the date: May 11-15 2009 in Los Angeles, California. We are back to single week covering both Developer and IT Professional communities. Expect to see some great Enterprise Project Management sessions. http://www.microsoft.com/events/teched2008/default.mspx and in case you missed I also expect to see you at the next Project Conference in September 2009 in Phoenix Arizona.

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