Category Sharepoint 2013

Speaking at SQL BITS XIV – Superheroes

The 14th edition (actually it is probably the 13th since they skipped SQLBits XIII – Who said superstition ?) of SQL Bits will take place from the 4th to 7th March in London. This years edition is placed under the Superhero theme. It is my first time at the event and I really have great […]

Speaking at SQL Saturday Slovenia #356 – SharePoint as a BI platform

In only 10 days it is time for gathering of SQL Family and friends in Ljubjana, Slovenia. I will be presenting a brand new session that I’ve been working on for the last 3 years ! No kidding !! And just to make sure that I’m super fresh, I’ve been given the first morning session. […]

Attempted to access external data using the unsupported provider Provider=MSOLAP.6

A short post to celebrate that it is December 1st and I have moved to a self-hosted wordpress provider. This is the simple problem to the error “The workbook ‘http://<site name>/<workbook name>.xlsx’ attempted to access external data using the unsupported provider ‘Provider=MSOLAP.6….’” I am preparing a session for the upcoming SQL Saturday in Ljubjana where […]

Attending el primero sql saturday en España

This weekend was the first SQL Saturday in Spain – SQL Saturday #338. It was truly a great event. Kudos to the whole team  !! It was organized by Ruben Pertusa (T), Miguel Egea, Pau Sempere, Alejandro Leguizamo and a lot of other great community fellows. I had the pleasure and honor to join this […]

Speaking at SQL Saturday 317 Oslo

On August 30th – for one Saturday – Oslo will become the Scandinavian epicenter of the SQL Server community. For the fist edition of  SQL Saturday Oslo (#317)  is being held downtown in the Norwegian capital. I am extremely honored and delighted to have been picked to present my session : Power View and the […]

Speaking at PASS Summit 2014

PASS Summit is the world largest, most intensive and focused conference for Microsoft SQL Server Professionals. This is going to be my third trip there and for the first time I will be delivering a session. If you are a SQL Server professional and fancy to speak, this is a dream coming true to be […]

23 days to SQL Saturday Edinburgh BI EDITION

This 14th of June 2014 I am so delighted to go to Edinburgh and speak at SQL Saturday #281 BI Edition. Based on the previous years feedback the SQL Saturday team decided to have a dedicated BI edition. Including session on SQL Server 2014, Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Business Analytics and Data Visualization So I […]

From Hellhound to Best of Breed – A Guide To Setting up Kerberos Delegation with SharePoint BI Stack – Part II

If you’ve followed the instructions from post 1 then you have setup Kerberos delegation for Excel Services in SharePoint 2013.  Here is how to check if it’s working as it should: Checking the configuration The easiest way to see if the setup is successful is to try to create an Excel document which accesses a […]

From Hellhound to Best of Breed – A Guide To Setting up Kerberos Delegation with SharePoint BI Stack – Part I

This post is the first one in a series about using SharePoint BI features together with Kerberos, hereby enabling you to delegate the user credentials all the way to the data source, enabling role based security. When I think about it seems like people love to fear Kerberos. Often, the developers and the infrastructure people […]