Connecting to PDW from PowerPivot
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Written by Hilmar Buchta   
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 21:27

When connecting to a PDW from PowerPivot, there might be some confusion about what to enter as the server name.

Confusion might even start at the very beginning when choosing the proper external data connection. After opening PowerPivot, you might assume to find the PDW connection behind the "From Database" ribbon icon. But you have to choose "From Other Sources" instead:




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