September 2007 Entries

You go away for a few days and look what happens...
I have been on holidays recently and have just finished catching up with things that happened while I was away. For anyone else who might be interested, here's a quick re-cap... Mosha was forced to cancel his PASS pre-conference session, but then release an alpha version of his MDX Studio tool and then an update to it Adrian and Nick both announced they they have been working on not 1 but 2 Rational Guides to PeformancePoint Server books. One on the Planning module and the other on the Analyze and ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 25, 2007 5:51 PM | Comments (1)

SSAS: Adding XMLA templates to SSMS
I use the Templates feature in SSMS a fair bit when I am working with XML/A, but I sometimes wonder how many people are aware that it exists. On my copy of SSMS, it is docked on the right hand side. If you cannot see the Template explorer at all, you can access it through the View menu. Have a look at the following list of templates that are available for MDX and XMLA for Analysis Services. This feature is really great for XMLA queries. I don't really know of anyone that sits down and writes XMLA ......

Posted On Monday, September 10, 2007 12:25 AM | Comments (1)