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Christophe Cosme

Christophe Cosme

Copy or Migrate a SSISDB environment

By | Business Intelligence, Database Administration & Monitoring, Database management, SQL Server | No Comments

Integration catalog is easy to work with and the environments feature is as well very convenient. In SQL Server management Studio, there are a lot of features available to administrate your SQL Server instances, but some are missing that can be very useful. You have the possibility to move an SSISDB environment but this is only possible in another folder of your SSIS catalog. But how if you will to duplicate your environment or move…

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Christophe Cosme

Power BI Report Server Kerberos Setup

By | Application integration & Middleware, Business Intelligence, SQL Server | No Comments

In the case you have the following configuration and requirements Your Power BI, paginated mobile KPI reports are published on your on premise Power BI Report Server (Named i.e. SRV-PBIRS), their data sources is an Analysis Services located on another server (Named i.e. SRV-SSASTAB\INST01, INST01 being the named instance) and you want to track/monitor who is accessing the data on Analysis Services or you have row level security constraints. In such case, if you have…

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Christophe Cosme

Pass Summit – dbi visit day 4 (2)

By | Business Intelligence, Entreprise content management | No Comments

Power BI 5 top custom visuals The development of Power BI itself is fast. But, the means to represent data is too. I mean there are constantly new Power BI custom visuals developed by the community and Microsoft. You can develop your own custom visuals and publish them on the marketplace for your organization or the whole community. Tips : check if the visuals are certified, meaning they have been tested on the different Power…

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Christophe Cosme

Pass summit – day 4

By | Big Data, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Database Administration & Monitoring, Development & Performance | No Comments

Optimizing Multi-Billion Row Tables in Tabular in 2018   I wanted to attend the session moderated by Marco Russo to see his approach of optimizing performance in Tabular model The first thing to understand is how the data is stored and organized in a Tabular model. It is of course using the xVelocity in-memory capabilities with the Vertipac column storage layout engine. It organizes the data, compressing  it by column,  in combination with a dictionary…

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Christophe Cosme

Pass summit – dbi visit day 3

By | Big Data, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Database Administration & Monitoring, Database management, SQL Server | No Comments

The Microsoft data platform is evolving The third day began with the Keynote help by Rohan Kumar the Corporate Vice President of Azure Data by Microsoft The main message was “Hybrid data platform is the way for the future” and Microsoft is working in this direction. The use of AI and analytic to transform the customer business is also a key driver for the Microsoft data platform, which is building to enable this easily. Rohan…

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Christophe Cosme

Pass summit – dbi visit day 2

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | No Comments

  The Art and Science of Designing Smart Data story This pre-conference session was moderated by Mico Yuk CEO and founder of BI Brainz Mico drove us through the path of BI data visual storytelling and the importance it has to present the data in an attractive way. She warned the session will not be technical at all, I was a bit disappointed about this point, but was curious how she will drive us there….

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Christophe Cosme

Pass summit – dbi visit day 1

By | Big Data, Business Intelligence, Cloud | No Comments

Designing Modern Data and Analytic Solution in Azure After having explained the pros and cons of Azure and the decision drivers for going to an Azure Architecture, some interesting messages were delivered like the decoupling of the storage and compute aspect on Azure, even if some of services still combine both. Another message that we all know but is essential to remind on a regular basis is that cost control is an important aspect. Developers…

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