Data Integration with Microsoft PowerPivot Mark Kromer Microsoft Technology Specialist Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SQL Blog: http://mssqldude.wordpress.com BI Blog: http://www.sqlmag.com/blogs/sql-server-bi.aspx
Agenda PowerPivot What is it? What is it used for? How do I get it? SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting SSRS 2008 Report Builder Office & SharePoint Cloud BI SQL Azure Project Houston Project Dallas DEMOS Putting it all together with PowerPivot
Before We Begin … Who has heard of PowerPivot? Who has used it? Anyone have it in production today? What is the world’s most popular BI tool? Cognos Hyperion Microstrategy Excel EXCEL What is the world’s most popular BI delivery tool? Hyperion Workspace Oracle WebLogic Portal SharePoint SHAREPOINT
PowerPivot for Excel 2010 PowerPivoting Massive Data Volumes With a few mouse clicks, a user can create and publish intuitive and interactive self-service analysis solutions.
Business User Data Integration & Data Analysis Who are our SSIS developers? Who are our SSAS developers? PowerPivot builds on the previous PerformancePoint Server auto-build cube capability PowerPivot includes a new Microsoft-developed in-memory SSAS engine technology PowerPivot puts the power of data integration and analysis into the business data owner’s hands
Reporting Services as a Data Source DATA IMPORT Report-Based Data Feeds PUBLISHING OLTP AND OLAP DATA SOURCES SharePoint Farm
Share and Collaborate With SharePoint: Publish your PowerPivots as Web applications for your team Schedule data refreshes to keep your analysis up-to-date Manage security just like a document
Administer Your Server – With Insightful Tools Increase IT efficiency: Familiar Technologies for Authoring, Sharing, Security, and Compliance Customizable IT Dashboard Visualize usage with animated charts Simplify management of SSBI content by usingPowerPivot Management Dashboard for SharePoint
Introducing PowerPivotTechnology PowerPivot for Excel PowerPivot for SharePoint “PowerPivoting” Massive Data Volumes With a few mouse clicks, a user can create and publish intuitive and interactive self-service analysis solutions.
Deliver Through Office Analyze data in Excel Publish reports andanalysis to SharePoint SQL Server Collaborate and share reports, analysis, and scorecards Render reports inMicrosoft Office
Capitalizing on Existing Reports with Report Part Gallery SourceReport New Report ReusingReport Components Reusing common report elements helps to accelerate report creation, cut down costs, and increase end-user adoption. SharePoint provides the central location for sharing and editing reports and automatically synchronizes published content objects.
Self-service reporting PowerPivot & SharePoint lists as data sources Report Part Gallery for “grab and go” report design experience Familiar Microsoft Office Interface Rich Visualizations
SQL Azure Architecture SQL Server 2008 as core DB engine Shared infrastructure at SQL database and below Request routing, security and isolation Scalable HA technology provides the glue Automatic replication and failover Provisioning, metering and billing infrastructure Machine 5 Machine 6 Machine 4 SQL Instance SQL Instance SQL Instance SQL DB SQL DB SQL DB UserDB1 UserDB2 UserDB3 UserDB4 UserDB1 UserDB2 UserDB3 UserDB4 UserDB1 UserDB2 UserDB3 UserDB4 Provisioning (databases, accounts, roles, …), Metering, and Billing Scalability and Availability: Fabric, Failover, Replication, and Load balancing