The amazing flexibility of DMX Table Valued Parameters

When most people think of “Table Valued Parameters” they think of “possibly the most anticipated T-SQL feature of SQL Server 2008.”  However, little may you know, that the Data Mining team added table valued parameters and table valued functions to DMX in SQL Server 2005.  Not only has this feature been in shipping code for…

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More Data Mining in the Cloud?

Since we released the Tech Preview of the Cloud Data Mining Addins last year, I’ve heard about and talked with Michael Zeller of Zementis.  Zementis has been very active in shaping the PMML (Predictive Modeling Markup Language) standard for representing learned knowledge in XML format.  They have a product called ADAPA that allows you to…

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New Cloud Data Mining Addin Usability Feature (well kind of)

Bogdan did an awesome job putting together the modified Data Mining Addin for the cloud.  We saw quite a few downloads of his new addin, but surprisingly and unfortunately, didn’t see a lot of usage!  Strange?  Maybe.  Bogdan thought about the issue for a while and from a few anecdotal comments determined that once installed, the…

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In Germany this April?

If so – check out the European PASS Conference, if not – maybe you should be! This conference will have a great BI focus including a pre-conference session on using SQL Server BI tools to monitor SQL Server BI tools and at least two data mining sessions, including one from Steve Simon of State Street…

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