New Server at SQLServerDataMining.com

After three years the data mining team has upgraded the server for SQLServerDataMining.com.  The previous server with a 1 GB server with (IIRC) a 40 GB hard drive that ran SQL Server, IIS, Analysis Services and Reporting Services and a beta version of the toolkit we were using.  Now we have a faster server with…

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How can we mine? Let me count the ways…

Recently I received some customer feedback that SQL Server Data Mining "doesn’t have enough algorithms."  More specifically, the comment was that we have the same capabilities are other Data Mining providers, we just "hide" many facilities as algorithm parameters rather than separating out each as a named algorithm.  So let’s count the Microsoft algorithms a…

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New DM Team Blog

Bogdan Crivat – whom many of you know from sqlserverdatamining.com and the DM Forums has started his own data mining blog – with a first entry to answer many of the questions around “Excel does this and DM does that”.  In this entry Bogdan discusses comparative regression accuracy between Excel and SQL Server Data Mining,…

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Test post from Windows Live Writer

This isn’t really a post, but since these giant blue and green guys showed up on campus, I figured I would have to check it out.  For some reason the Live package seems to take quite a long time to install, but it all happens in the background so I could easily go start it…

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