Specifying Your ADOMD.NET Data Provider Version

A while back, I wrote a post about how to get your PerformancePoint 2010 installation working with SQL 2012.That post talked about where to find the SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 feature pack that contains, among other things, version 10.5.2500 of the ADOMD.NET data provider, which PerformancePoint needs in order to connect to any 2012 Analysis…

You Can Use SQL Server "Denali" PowerPivot Models as PerformancePoint 2010 Data Sources

Since SQL Server Denali hit the public download space, several people have tried using it to create PowerPivot models as data sources for PerformancePoint 2010. And why shouldn’t they? PerformancePoint works just fine in the scenario where you specify the reference to a PowerPivot model in the data source connection string for an Analysis Services data source….

PerformancePoint Data Connection Libraries and Content Lists in SharePoint

All the items you create when you build BI solutions using PerformancePoint are stored in SharePoint. PerformancePoint data sources are stored in specialized SharePoint document libraries. PerformancePoint content is stored in specialized SharePoint lists; all the scorecards, KPIs, indicators, reports, filters, and dashboards that are created as part of a PerformancePoint solution are stored in…