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I am a SSAS Maestro!

September 19th, 2011 by Vidas Matelis

I already wrote about my experience in the SSAS maestro program and today I can share with you that I am one of the first 11 SSAS Maestros!  The official announcement on the first wave of SSAS Maestros was posted on the SQLCat.com website today. I am very happy to have received this award as it was a very challenging but worthwhile experience .

A big congratulations to all of the SSAS Maestro recipients: Ulf Ackerman, Alberto Ferrari, Greg Galloway, Darren Gosbell, Dirk Gubbels, Michael Horne, Marco Russo, Harlan Smith, Chris Webb and John Welch.

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SSAS Maestro program – my experience so far

May 2nd, 2011 by Vidas Matelis

This blog post is about my experience in the SSAS Maestro program. As I am writing this post (May 1st, 2011), I still don’t know if I passed all of the necessary requirements to become a SSAS Maestro, and it will take a few more weeks or even months till the lab, exam and case study results will be available. There is a very good chance that I have not achieved the SSAS Maestro requirements, as this course and the tests were very difficult. However, I still want to share my experience, as I strongly believe that this was by far the best training on SSAS that I have ever participated in. Read the rest of this entry »

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SSAS White Paper list

January 26th, 2011 by Vidas Matelis

In a few weeks I am planning to go to Redmond for “SSAS Maestro” training. I am very excited that I was accepted for this training and I want to prepare for it as much as I can. As I was going through available SSAS papers, I realized that quick list of SSAS white papers could be useful for other SSAS developers, so I am posting it here:

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