Archive for SQL Server 2008

Microsoft PowerPivot – a data analysis add-in for MS Excel 2010 delivers unmatched computing power!

PowerPivot gives users the power to create compelling self-service BI solutions, facilitates sharing and collaboration on user-generated BI solutions in a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 environment, and enables IT organizations to increase operational efficiencies through Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2-based management tools.

Check these links:

Videos
http://www.powerpivot.com/videos.aspx

Demo
http://www.powerpivot.com/demo.aspx (contoso – my best pick!)

Hand-on virtual lab
https://cmg.vlabcenter.com/default.aspx?moduleid=ad3bd3e9-8d2b-498d-94fa-e41e1b09730d

Download PowerPivot – requires MS Office 2010 Beta