It has been a while since I did one of the “A Peek Inside” postings and I thought “what the heck . . . do I have anything better to do while I am visiting with my in-laws during a vacation” . . . I couldn’t think of one so here goes.
PowerPivot has some special [...]
I am inspired by a recent post from a colleague about the various issues that can come up with Excel Services delegation (see a Denny Lee’s blog here: http://dennyglee.com/2009/11/18/troubleshooting-powerpivot-excel-services-connectivity/) and I wanted to take it a bit further (and maybe a bit ‘geekie’-er)
First, why is this a problem? After all, as you can see in [...]
From time to time, particular from knowledgeable SharePoint users coming up to speed with PowerPivot, I get the question: “PowerPivot have ‘cross-farm’ support”. As you can see from the title of this post, we don’t support it – and in this “A Peek Inside” I hope to explain why.
First, what is SharePoint ‘cross-farm’ support [...]
Ok. This post will be a bit complicated but stick with me. Hopefully, in the end, all will be clear. And the geek in you will love it.
One of the things that users just kind of glance over, but don’t realize the implication, is the fact that PowerPivot is a copy of the data. If [...]