SQL Server Insider E-Zine – Volume 1: Is Self-service BI the Answer?
Business intelligence is a hot topic in 2010, especially with the upcoming release of Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008 R2 being dubbed as the "BI release." Self-service BI is the crux of the company’s long-developed BI technology. In this e-zine, one SQL Server expert breaks down exactly what goes into self-service BI, where it works and where it falls short. We’ll also dig deeper into SQL Server 2008 R2's much-anticipated Master Data Services feature and its potential cost benefits to your enterprise. With small budgets and limited time, we all need to work smarter. Our final article lists five time-wasting tasks that every DBA should stop doing now.