April 2008 Blog Posts

SQL Server Magazine May 08' Cover Story: Does SQL Server 2008 BI Merit Upgrade?

Long time no blog! I authored this month's (May 08') cover story on an interesting topic...Does SQL Server 2008 BI enhancements warrant an upgrade? It is quite the question and to be honest I dont think a 'one size fits all' reply would do the question justice AT ALL! For example, the scalability/performance enhancements found in the relational engine (ie Partioned Table Parallelism & Star Join Query Optimizations) are not applicable for a BI/SQL Server environment if the current cube processing/queries to the underlying schema are performing very well as is! If you do not perform any data profiling nor have...

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