Power BI Certification: 70-778 – Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI (beta)

Hi Guys, I have been waiting for an official certification from Microsoft on Power BI. And finally I saw the exam opened up. 🙂 Even though it is still marked in Beta but you can go-ahead and schedule if you want. Or you can start gearing up with necessary technical knowledge to complete the certification. …

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MERGE your knowledge from EXPERTS – “Project BOTTICELLI”

Hi guys, I am just about to write an introduction of “Project Botticelli” for you; but they gave their introduction in very nice and precise manner so I decided to extract that and put it here for your quick reference. (Excerpt from https://projectbotticelli.com/about-project-botticelli-ltd) “Project Botticelli Ltd is a small company offering online training by business …

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What is OLAP Database ? What is FASMI?

Hi guys, i was reading an article and came across this term “FASMI“. i have done a little bit of RnD to find out its head & tail. This is what it means: FASMI is an acronym of “Fast Analysis of Shared Multidimensional Information“. A database when called “OLAP Database” if it satisfies following FASMI …

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What ?? There is a “Ghost” in SQL Server !!!

Yes, it’s a cleanup process available as a part of SQL Server Storage Engine. It runs in background to cleanup ghost records. If you can remember … “When we create a clustered index then it stores actual data/records at the leaf level of the index.” And SQL Server marks/declares a record as a ghost records …

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A Set of Boon Tools – SSAS DMVs in SQL Server 2012

Hi All, As you must have heard or started using DMVs (Dynamic Management View) available in SQL Server to get information about local server operations and server health. But today I would like to focus specially on DMVs for monitoring SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services) and dig-down to find out how powerful it can be. …

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