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I’m continuing from Part 1.
I am ready to install SQL Server 2008 R2. I suspect that I should really install SQL Server 2008 R2 before starting with SharePoint 2013. But I wanted to see what would happen. So now I know.
I run setup from the SQL Server ISO file
The User Account Control window appears. I click [Yes] to continue.
I decided to try and install SharePoint 2013 Preview on a VM on my laptop. Doing it yourself is still the best way to learn. It’s even better to make a record of what you did. You may want to read through both posts quickly before you start with the first one. It may help you identify what to do and not to do.
I suspect that I’m not going to ...
As I have mentioned in previous posts, I've been working on a data warehouse project. Within the project we decided to use SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services (MDS) to store all the warehouse specific reference data. Here are some reasons why MDS was used:
Allowed us to manage the reference data.
Reference data could be loaded ...
I have, as mentioned in a previous blog, been working on a data warehouse project using CDC for extracting the source system data. I would like to share some of the experiences and evaluation criteria used for selecting a CDC tool for our project.
The reason for using a specialist tool was as follows:
Couldn't move all ...
I have been working with a couple of colleagues, James Dawson and Russell Seymour , on installing and configuring PowerPivot within a SharePoint 2010 beta 2 farm.
We used the following instructions to install PowerPivot on one of the application tier server: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210616(SQL.105).aspx.
After following the ...
Andrew Fryer, Microsoft IT Pro evangelist extraordinaire, has 25 free tickets to give away for this Friday’s SQLBits SQL Server 2008 and R2 day! Head over to his blog here to find out how you can claim a ticket and bag yourself a great geeky day out. You are also most welcome to stay over and enjoy the community day on the Saturday although ...
Today is the beginning of PASS 2009. I am currently sat in the key note and have just seen Bob Muglia demonstrate a SQL Server 2008 R2 running 192 cores.
I think that’s worth sharing. As I am sat next to Simon Sabin I thought I’d share this using pictures rather than bang on for pages of text (he hates it when I do that ).
However, if ...