Igniting SQL Server Community SPAN in Malaysia

On 15th of June 2010, we did an event with SPAN around the local SQL Community in Malaysia We had a strong attendance and I want to personally thank everyone who came to this event to make it a success, especially the speakers and the organizers Attached are some photos for your viewing pleasure –…

A.C. Milan WINS more games with Microsoft

Who would have thought you’d measure your player’s muscles…. Check out this AWESOME video: Enjoy! -Rohan


World Cup 2010 and Business Intelligence powered by Microsoft

Love the world cup? Love Analytics? Wanna analyze the World Cup? Check out some great videos on analytics of World Cup here – http://www.microsoft.com/bi/biresources/default.aspx?vidID=23  Also check out Microsoft’s value across the desktop, web and the phone through our partner’s Silverlight BI solution on the web here and the phone here). WEB:   PHONE, iPAD, iPHONE:…

TCO and ROI Calculator

On cloud number 9? Do your ROI and TCO calculations on the TCO and ROI Calculator here! This is a quick calculation I did for a fictitious small Web Company – impressive… Enjoy Rohan

SQL Server 2008 Benchmarks

Found a great resource for SQL Server 2008 benchmarks – check it out here! Enjoy! Rohan

Data, Data everywhere

Great article around BI and how companies should evaluate a strategy to store and manage data. Information has gone from scarce to superabundant. That brings huge new benefits, says Kenneth Cukier (interviewed here)—but also big headaches Enjoy -Rohan


Microsoft BI Wins Raves From Giant Shipping Company

Saw this great article in Information  Week – Thanks to Alex for pointing it out to me. <excerpt> With the new Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010 tools plus PowerPivot for SharePoint, the reports can be done in close to real time, Catassi said, and the functional but archaic process of burning CD’s became little more…

The Democratization of BI for Malaysia with SQL Server 2008 R2

<excerpt from Information Week’s Global CIO> For CIOs, the problem has been the complexity of many BI tools: aimed at sophisticated experts, many of today’s products just won’t scale to the levels needed if the democratization effort is to be more than a slogan. And that’s precisely where Microsoft comes in. -Bob Evans </excerpt from…