SSIS – Script Task to obtain Geo-Cordinates from Address Text via Google API

Hi, This post is about a quick solution to a problem which I have come across quite few times. In few instances, I was required to obtain the “Latitude” and “Longitude” coordinates of the address stored as strings/text in the columns of the database. This was primarily required to leverage the mapping features of the Read More …

SSAS – MSMDPUMP.DLL failing occasionally under high user loads

Hi, Recently in one of our systems, we started experiencing that the cube which were hosted out by the use of MSMDPUMP.DLL, on some occasions responded with failed request during the high load by multiple users. And researching for the same, provided us with the following steps with which we were able to restore the Read More …

Cannot set the initialization properties for OLE DB provider “MSOLAP” for linked server, Double Hop Authentication

Ohhh… Well the above words can only describe the pain which I encountered again on a different combination of multi server components authentication of MSBI using windows authentication. Well the set up, I worked with is as follows: So as it goes, I had a chart on SSRS, which sources the data from the SQL Read More …

SQL – Drop and Rebuild Foreign Keys, Dynamic ALTER Statements

In the data warehousing world of relationship, identification at the earliest is vital (lets say we are targeting a star schema Kimball model). But at times you miss out on the critical information during requirement phase and later is brought (even change of business requirements) on table that you have add a new dimension to Read More …