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Hardware Sizing a Tabular Solution (SQL Server Analysis Services)

January 11, 2013 Leave a comment

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services, Tabular Solutions

Summary: Provides guidance for estimating the hardware requirements needed to support processing and query workloads for an Analysis Services tabular solution.

Download from here (Hardware Sizing a Tabular Solution (SQL Server Analysis Services) Word document.

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HDInsight on Windows: Building PowerPivot Report from Hive in a Few Easy Steps (PDF)

January 7, 2013 Leave a comment

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Categories: HDInsight, PowerPivot

HDInsight on Windows: Building PowerPivot Report from Hive in a Few Easy Steps

January 4, 2013 2 comments

What are we Covering:

  • Hive
    • Create table
    • Load Data
    • Query Data
  • Configure ODBC
  • Create PowerPivot
    • With DataSource as HDInsight
    • Import Data from HDInsight 
  • Create Pivot Chat using imported data

 

(1)Open Hadoop Command Line

After installing HDInsight for Windows  you will get Hadoop Command Line Shortcut on desktop

Click on Hadoop Command Line Shortcut and it will open Cmd Line for Hadoop

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(2)Type Hive and it will change to Hive Command

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(3)Create Tables

CREATE TABLE emp(id int,name string)ROW FORMAT DELIMITED FIELDS TERMINATED BY ‘,’;

CREATE TABLE sales(id int,sales int)ROW FORMAT DELIMITED FIELDS TERMINATED BY ‘,’;

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(4)Load Data using CSV Files

LOAD DATA LOCAL INPATH ‘c:/data/emp.csv’ OVERWRITE INTO TABLE emp;

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LOAD DATA LOCAL INPATH ‘c:/data/sales.csv’ OVERWRITE INTO TABLE sales;

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(5) Open HDInsight Dashboard (You will find shortcut on desktop) and click on Download

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(6)Click on the appropriate link for your Excel.

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(7)Configure ODBC

For configuring ODBC, Click start and type in ODBC. This will bring up the Data Sources dialog. Go to the System DSN tab and click Add. Configure it with a Data Source Name, Your Host Information, and a Username. In Single Node HDInsight Installation you don’t need to provide Username but if you are using HDInsight on Azure you can provide Username .

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(8) Provider Data Source Name and Default Port is 10000

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(9)Open Excel Sheet, select PowerPivot in ribbon and click on Manage

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(10)Click on Get External Data

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(11)Select – Get External Data and Data Import window and Select Others(OLEDB/ODBC)

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(12)Click Build

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(13)Select OLE DB Provider for ODBC

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(14)Select DSN which we have created earlier in step number 8, Select Database (In Single Node HDInsight installation you don’t need to provider User Name and Password in current release but in case of HDInsight on Azure you need to provide User Name and Password) and follow the wizard for selecting tables in our case its EMP and Sales

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(15)If you Notice Relationship between Emp and Sales is absent so with one click we can create relationship

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(16)Added feature like Calculated Measure name Sales and created a KPI

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(17)Select Pivot of your Choice from PivotTable

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(18) Finally – you are good to go with PowerPivot Report based on Hive

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Refer

HDInsight – What is it?

Configuring: PowerPivot for Excel 2013

HDInsight – What is it?

January 4, 2013 4 comments

HDInsight is Microsoft’s Hadoop-based distribution.

HDInsight comes in two flavors:

HDInsight Server for local on-premise installation of the Hadoop distribution, this will allow to build local cluster with your own Hadoop Hive able to run Hadoop Jobs, on clip_image001top of that fully integration with Microsoft BI Stack

HDInsight on Azure Service is the easiest way to deploy, manage and scale Hadoop based solution. Current release includes:

    • HDFS and Map/Reduce
    • Pig
    • Hive
    • Sqoop

HDInsight:

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