PowerPivot in Excel 2010: Millions of rows! (Insert Dr. Evil laugh here….)

PowerPivot for Excel is an Excel 2010 add-in that allows users to pull data from multiple sources, mash them up, and then build reports using regular pivot tables. You can even share these reports with others in Microsoft SharePoint (via PowerPivot for SharePoint). In this demo from Channel 9, Julie Strauss, Program Manager for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, shows just how easy it is to get a better view…

OneNote

5 things you wanted to know about OneNote 2010

You’ve read so much about OneNote 2010 getting the Office ribbon interface, but you can’t find (or control) it. What’s up? There seems to be no way to browse, apply, or download OneNote templates now, even though you could before. How come? You’re not sure if your old notebooks need to be converted to a different file format before you can use them in OneNote 2010. Do they? What’s happening…

OneNote

The OneNote Web App is here!

Today marks the release of the much anticipated OneNote Web App, which extends the functionality of Microsoft OneNote 2010 to literally everywhere. Everyone on the OneNote team is very excited to show off what we’ve been working on so hard for the past several months. Like its Word, Excel, and PowerPoint counterparts, the OneNote Web App extends your Microsoft Office 2010 experience to the Web browser, where you can work with your…

Access

Access 2010 and SQL Azure

This post comes from Russell Sinclair who is in New Orleans showing off the newest Access 2010 features at TechEd. Microsoft SQL Azure is a new cloud-based relational database built on SQL Server that provides highly available, scalable, multi-tenant database services hosted by Microsoft in the cloud. It eliminates the need to install, setup and manage SQL Server, freeing IT to handle day-to-day operations rather than having to manage and…