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StarRez data – know RoomBase from RoomSpace
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Staffplan Reports? Don’t know your tblActuals from your tblBookings?
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Metabase 0.33 Released
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3 Tips for running WordPress on Windows
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Metabase 0.31 released
I'm like a child at Christmas when it comes to software updates. …
SAP Licence Compliance – prevention is better than cure!
This is my 2nd post on licensing. The plan is to highlight …
Lumira Discovery, SAP Dashboard, SAP Anywhere gone or going – what’s next?
Like most people, when I heard that SAP Anywhere was being 'sunset' …
Metabase 0.30 released
I've been working with Metabase for nearly a year now. Pleased to …
Metabase – easy, open source way to ask questions and learn from data.
After 7 months of working with Metabase Dashboards at customer sites, I …
Farewell Xcelsius/BOB Dashboards/Crystal Dashboards
It started of simply enough – a Flash front-end for Excel. The …
Migrating to SAP BI4 4.2 SP5 or Crystal Server 2016 SP5? STOP! UPDATE.
UPDATE This has now been fixed: SP4 from patch 000009 onwards SP5 …
Migrating to SAP BI4 4.2 SP5 or Crystal Server 2016 SP5? STOP!
UPDATE This has now been fixed: SP4 from patch 000009 onwards SP5 …
When software licensing is like a cork in a bottle of wine
21 years ago, I was still working in the wine trade. At …
Intel’s Meltdown and database performance
Unless you've been on an extended Christmas break with no TV or …
Still have a single CPU licence for reports?
This is the first in a series of posts about licence compliance. …
Crystal Dashboard in a Flash-free world
Hint: It involves HTML5! I first used Crystal Dashboard (then known as …
Buying from SapStore.com? You paid HOW MUCH?!? 2018 Update
(Updated August 2018 following SAP's price rise) We don't normally publish prices …
Another way to remove subreports from Crystal Reports – ListAgg
I always enjoy tuning reports for customers. I guess it's the same …
SQL Server Standard 2016 – finally, a reason to upgrade!
Since MS SQL Server 2005, there have been 5 releases (2008, 2008 …
Report performance tuning
Customer: Aviation Software House Our customer had an important report that was …

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