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The Top Five Challenges with SQL Server Reporting and BI
Users of SQL Server value its power, speed, and affordability. But research shows that these users often face significant challenges in producing the business

sql definitions  Top Five Challenges with SQL Server Reporting and BI Birst is a comprehensive Business Intelligence (BI) suite - this means that all of the required components for advanced business intelligence are included and fully integrated, so deployment is quick and easy, without compromising on functionality. Source: Birst Resources Related to The Top Five Challenges with SQL Server Reporting and BI : Business Intelligence (BI) (Wikipedia) Structured Query Language (SQL) (Wikipedia) The Top Five Challenges with

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 16, 2012


MERGERS @ ACQUISITIONSOracle buys Skire Industry tags: capital management "Oracle is buying to acquire all the assets of Skire, a provider of capital program management and facilities management applications both in the cloud and on-premise. With this acquisition, Oracle expects to complete a set of management tools for all phases of project management, having a complete enterprise project

sql definitions  BI Analyst SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere on-demand edition now available Industry tags: databases SAP announced the general availability of SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere on-demand edition , as part of its real-time data platform. According to SAP, Sybase SQL Anywhere uses an isolated multi-tenancy architecture to remove co-mingling of data. An interesting move from SAP to provide access to reliable cloud database products such as Sybase SQL Anywhere. —Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Read More

Infor24: Demystifying Infor’s Cloud Strategy - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series started with the assertion that cloud computing is reaching mainstream adoption in the enterprise applications space. Indeed, virtually all renowned independent software vendors (ISVs) already offer or plan to offer some or all of their products as a service (on-demand software). My blog post then expanded onto some cloud computing definitions and nuances, to

sql definitions  layer (based on Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services [SSAS] ), and a new and consistent user experience across many of its offerings, Infor will increasingly be able to create new value-add that will support both its efforts to retain existing clients and sell new solutions. Nonetheless, many of Infor’s legacy customers will be challenged to transition to the newer versions of its software having long ago abandoned staying current with release cycles. In other words, some Infor customers are still in Read More

Microsoft Analyst Event Part Two: Dynamics Offerings for ERP and CRM




sql definitions  sales of Windows Server, SQL Server, SharePoint, and other platform (“plumbing”) tools. Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) has recently added Microsoft Dynamics to its portfolio. If one compares Microsoft Dynamics’ go-to market with SAP and Oracle , the latter two vendors have both the established solutions and consulting ecosystems to cater to large companies. Without this partner ecosystem and direct sales, Microsoft Dynamics will be a value-added reseller (VAR)-driven business. While VARs can Read More

Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Much More Than Meets the Eye - Part 1


While Microsoft Corporation has not usually been that forthcoming about breaking down its revenues per individual product lines, during one earnings announcement call for financial analysts in 2009, the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions for people and businesses pointed out the following three products as its best performers: SharePoint, Microsoft

sql definitions  Services (IIS ), and  SQL Server . Microsoft Dynamics CRM can amplify the value of those products through its seamless connectivity and tight alignment. First and foremost, organizations have the luxury of using a functional CRM product natively within  Microsoft Office Outlook . In addition, companies that already use Microsoft Office can take advantage of built-in  Word   mail merge  capabilities, e-mail templates,  Microsoft Office Excel  reports, and easy data transfer between Excel and Read More

Best Practices for a Data Warehouse on Oracle Database 11g


Companies are recognizing the value of an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) that provides a single 360-degree view of the business. But to ensure that your EDW performs and scales well, you need to get three things right: the hardware configuration, the data model, and the data loading process. Learn how designing these three things correctly can help you scale your EDW without constantly tuning or tweaking the system.

sql definitions  For example the simple SQL statement below will insert all of the rows in a flat file into partition p2 of the Sales fact table. Insert into Sales partition(p2) Select * From ext_tab_for_sales_data; Direct Path Load The key to good load performance is to use direct path load wherever possible. A direct path load parses the input data according to the description given in the external table definition, converts the data for each input field to its corresponding Oracle column data type, and builds a column Read More

Do Your Customers Really Trust You? Well, That Depends …


Crises such as the one we’re currently going through seriously damage the trust bestowed by individuals upon corporations. This is more likely to result in the development of new corporate techniques to change these perceptions, which will most probably translate into new pressures from individuals, pressure groups, societies, or governments. Most likely, companies will be requested to

sql definitions  Your Customers Really Trust You? Well, That Depends … Crises such as the one we’re currently going through seriously damage the trust bestowed by individuals upon corporations. This is more likely to result in the development of new corporate techniques to change these perceptions, which will most probably translate into new pressures from individuals, pressure groups, societies, or governments. Most likely, companies will be requested to strictly adhere to (if not go beyond) strict legal frameworks Read More

Case Study: Big Lots


Big Lots, the largest closeout retailer in the United States (US), needed a way to manage vendors, and get its products to stores as quickly as possible. The company chose Inovis Partner Performance Management—an on-demand, service-oriented architecture (SOA)-based solution—as its supplier management system. Learn how this solution helped Big Lots share data with vendors, reduce errors, and improve its supply chain.

sql definitions  Study: Big Lots Case Study: Big Lots If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Inovis is a leading provider of on-demand Business Community Management solutions that empower companies to transact, collaborate and optimize communications with every facet of their business communities. By standardizing and automating mission-critical business interactions, companies can dramatically reduce the complexity and cost of supply chain Read More

Now Just Where Did I Put My Search Engine?


Barraged with terms like "structured and unstructured data," "enterprise search," "federated query," and "business intelligence and analytics," corporate decision makers are awash in ambiguous and overlapping meanings. Making the distinction between metadata and data may reduce the confusion.

sql definitions  providers was to make SQL easier to generate, through wizards, natural language parsers, and so on. Just ask your business question, and our product will do the query, was the holy grail, or the highest aim of data access. Likewise, the goal of information technology (IT) trainers and managers was to educate users in developing SQL skills to reduce their reliance on programmers. What's the Problem? However, even for users who can compose left outer joins with the best of them, the problem of locating Read More

And the Real ERP Is…


On October 9, I ran a contest asking readers to define ERP in their own words. Why? Because there are so many different definitions floating around on the Web that I wondered if users really know what they're getting into when selecting an ERP system. This problem was really brought home to me a few months ago, when I was asked to write a brief history of ERP (for an organization who will

sql definitions  the Real ERP Is… On October 9, I ran a contest asking readers to define ERP in their own words . Why? Because there are so many different definitions floating around on the Web that I wondered if users really know what they're getting into when selecting an ERP system. This problem was really brought home to me a few months ago, when I was asked to write a brief history of ERP (for an organization who will remain nameless). It didn't start well—throughout our first two meetings I couldn't help Read More

Business Intelligence and Database Management Services


Lister's BI team helps organizations to structure their data and extract actionable information from it. The team is comprised of experts who perform end-to-end deployment of BI solutions over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in industry tools like Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and SQL Server Reporting Services. It has also worked with open-source BI solutions like JasperReports, and aims to fulfill the exacting requirements of any organization that approaches it with a BI project. Lister offers end-to-end BI solutions that can bring a good return on investment (ROI). Among the BI services Lister offers are remote database administration (DBA); data quality services; extract, transform, and load (ETL); database design and management; online analytical processing (OLAP) services; reporting; analysis; and dashboards.  

sql definitions  systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in industry tools like Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and SQL Server Reporting Services. It has also worked with open-source BI solutions like JasperReports, and aims to fulfill the exacting requirements of any organization that approaches it with a BI project. Lister offers end-to-end BI solutions that can bring a good return on inv Read More

Databases and ERP Selection: Oracle vs. SQL Server


The database is an essential component of enterprise applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM). This white paper outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database platforms. How do the two compare when it comes to reliability, scalability, and total cost of ownership (TCO) when integrated with enterprise software?

sql definitions  ERP Selection: Oracle vs. SQL Server The database is an essential component of enterprise applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM). This white paper outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database platforms. How do the two compare when it comes to reliability, scalability, and total cost of ownership (TCO) when integrated with enterprise software? Read More

TARGIT BI Suite with MS SQL Server


The majority of TARGIT customers are using Microsoft SQL Server as their data warehouse platform. It’s a clear choice as you get access to all the back-end tools you need at a fraction of the price of the alternative solutions and you get access to one of the world’s largest BI developer communities. It is easy to find employees or partners with Microsoft competencies that can assist you in developing and expanding your data warehouse as the need arises.

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Enterprise Software Solutions


Enterprise Software Solutions has developed an innovative set of products to help you persistently monitor and proactively manage your SQL Server resources, allowing you to gain better control of database performance, data delivery and communications flow. On the front-end Enterprise Software Solutions has developed a complete analytical and presentation framework called BI Portal that hosts several major products – Business Intelligence Companion, Report Server Companion, Data Mining Companion, Dashboards, Charts and Maps. Enterprise Software Solutions specializes in the Microsoft SQL Server Stack – SQL, SSAS and Reporting Services. The company’s initial product Companion for MS SQL Server debuted over 7 years ago and was the first product to provide details of the inner workings of the MS SQL server. ESS invented the Deadlock monitor, Time Travel and Forensics Analyzer. Followed by the Companion for MS Analysis Server, ESS once again was the innovator of the Resource Governor and Cache Warmer.The BI Portal is the latest innovation that allows for dymanic report creating using SSAS and SSRS services. There is no need to be technical anymore to do advance analysis, create reports, secure them and share them all by using the mouse. In 2010 Enterprise Software Solutions was the first company to allow for SSAS cube data to be securely exposed to thousands of internet users through Forms Based Authentication.Enterprise Software Solutions license strategy is per server instance license with unlimited users. Combined with low license prices and unlimited technical support, Enterprise Software Solutions is not only a software vendor but rather a hands-on partner.

sql definitions  and proactively manage your SQL Server resources, allowing you to gain better control of database performance, data delivery and communications flow. On the front-end Enterprise Software Solutions has developed a complete analytical and presentation framework called BI Portal that hosts several major products – Business Intelligence Companion, Report Server Companion, Data Mining Companion, Dashboards, Charts and Maps. Enterprise Software Solutions specializes in the Microsoft SQL Server Stack – SQL, Read More

What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000


SQL Server 2000, the next major release of SQL Server 7, is Microsoft’s SQL 7 release of its database both re-architected and re-written. Microsoft has high hopes for the latest version in a market that was worth $8 Billion in 1999, an 18% increase over 1998. What remains to be seen is whether it will attract customers not already using SQL Server.

sql definitions  New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 M. Reed - June 21, 2000 Product Background In 1987, Sybase released the SQL Server database management system on the UNIX platform. The product was ported to IBM OS/2 by Microsoft, Sybase, and Ashton-Tate (of DBase fame) in 1988-89. Ashton-Tate dropped out of the consortium in 1990. Between 1991 and 1993, Microsoft and IBM divorced in the OS/2 arena, and SQL Server 4.2 for Windows NT and the Windows NT 3.1 operating system Read More