Power View for Multidimensional Models Released!

I am excited about SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 4 , released today, which provides the ability for customers to create Power View reports against their existing multidimensional models (a.k.a. cubes). SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 4 contains a few additional enhancements to the “Power View for Multidimensional Models…

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Power View and Reporting Services 2012 Book

Several projects kept me very busy over the past year. I will talk more about a few of these in subsequent postings now that some are publicly disclosed in the meantime. In this posting, I am very happy to announce the availability of “Professional Reporting Services 2012”. After the successful Report Design Recipes book focusing…

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What’s New In Power View

Today SQL Server 2012 RC0 was released.  You can download it here:  http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28145.  This post summarizes much of the new functionality in Power View with RC0. Related information: TechNet page and TechNet wiki for Power View. Multiple Views in a Single Report You asked for it, and we are delivering it!  Power View reports now…

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SQL Server Denali CTP3, Project Crescent

There are many new exciting capabilities in CTP3 for Reporting Services. More details can also be found on the Reporting Services Team blog, with a brief overview below. SQL Server “Denali” CTP3 is now available for download: https://www.microsoft.com/betaexperience/pd/SQLDCTP3CTA/  The feature pack for SQL Server “Denali” CTP3 is available as well: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26726 What’s new in Reporting…

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Denali CTP1, Project Crescent

A number of announcements were made at today’s PASS conference keynote, including Parallel Data Warehouse and Project Atlanta.  Denali CTP1 is available for download now, and contains many enhancements across SQL Server.  As for Reporting Services, no major enhancements are including in Denali CTP1 yet. Ever since Reporting Services 2008 R2, we have been very…

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Reporting Services Books

A short list of my personal recommendations for the latest Reporting Services books.  Disclaimer: I read all these books, and in most cases performed partial or complete technical reviews of the contents, and provided material contributions to some.   Reporting Services 2012 books: Professional Reporting Services 2012 with Power View by Paul Turley, Robert M. Bruckner, Thiago Silva, Ken…

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