Jan Pieter Posthuma

I am Jan Pieter Posthuma and I am a Microsoft Data Consultant working for DataScenarios. With the current changes I found it time to share my thoughts and ideas with the community. Data Platform MVP
Let's Encrypt Since December last year, the Let’s Encrypt [https://letsencrypt.org/2015/12/03/entering-public-beta.html] initiative has gone into public beta. Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority, so you can easily get free official SSL certificates. Primarily it is focused on securing the web, but the requested certificate can be used for every server authenticating. I uses the certificate to encrypt my SQL Server connection and of course use it for Reporting Servi
After 6 months there has been a lot of changes in the offering of Azure and Power BI. Those changes implies that my blogposts about connection Stream Analytics and Power BI (1 [https://myghost.azurewebsites.net/2015/03/30/pushing-data-thru-azure-stream-analytics-to-power-bi-part-1/] , 2 [https://myghost.azurewebsites.net/2015/04/02/pushing-data-thru-stream-analytics-to-power-bi-part-2/] and 3 [https://myghost.azurewebsites.net/2015/04/14/pushing-data-thru-azure-stream-analytics-to-power-bi-part
Analysis Services Deployment Wizard Admit: either you love it or you hate it. And I must confess I was part of the last group, but now the wizard have convinced me to love it despite some caveats. So what did me switch sides? First lets look into the working of the wizard and how we can use it in a Continues Integration environment. The Wizard First we all know the wizard as it is installed together with SQL Server and probably started it to see what the capabilities are. But by default a wizar
Note: see this article [https://myghost.azurewebsites.net/2015/09/29/pushing-data-thru-azure-stream-analytics-to-power-bi-part-4/] for some new insights. After the first two parts (1 [https://myghost.azurewebsites.net/2015/03/30/pushing-data-thru-azure-stream-analytics-to-power-bi-part-1/] , 2 [https://myghost.azurewebsites.net/2015/04/02/pushing-data-thru-stream-analytics-to-power-bi-part-2/] ) now it is time to look at the code to push data to the event hub and process the data from the even
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