Analysis Services Proactive Caching Operations and Errors

One of the more interesting aspects of being involved in supporting Business Intelligence applications is the opportunity to investigate behaviors that are either unexpected or perhaps not so intuitively understood. Proactive Caching is one aspect of Analysis Services that is not well understood by some and can present some interesting issues, especially when errors related to data quality occur….


Using the RS.EXE utility to deploy a Report Server Project and Shared Dataset.

Since broadening my area of concentration and branching out from Microsoft Analysis Services to the broader Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack, I’ve encountered quite a few new challenges and opportuities. One of the more recent challenges was how to deploy a Reporting Services project. When using BI Development Studio or, in the case of the SQL Server 2012…