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  • MDS 2016 Installation on Windows Server 2012 R2

    This is a tip that should help installing SQL Server 2016 (tested on CTP33, RC2 and RC3) Master Data Services. The documentation is pretty old and incomplete (I already sent the feedback). The page “Web Application Requirements (Master Data Services)” ( should be seriously updated. First of ...
    Posted to Dejan Sarka (Weblog) by Dejan Sarka on April 27, 2016
  • DevWeek 2016 BI in SQL Server 2016 Workshop Setup

    I got some questions about virtual machine / notebook setup for my Business Intelligence in SQL Server 2016 DevWeek post-conference workshop. I am writing this blog because I want to spread this information as quickly as possible. There will be no labs during the seminar, no time for this. However, I will make all of the code available. ...
    Posted to Dejan Sarka (Weblog) by Dejan Sarka on April 15, 2016
  • Data Quality and Master Data Management Resources

    Many companies or organizations do regular data cleansing. When you cleanse the data, the data quality goes up to some higher level. The data quality level is determined by the amount of work invested in the cleansing. As time passes, the data quality deteriorates, and you need to repeat the cleansing process. If you spend an equal amount of ...
    Posted to Dejan Sarka (Weblog) by Dejan Sarka on October 14, 2013
  • WCF Error when using “Match Data” function in MDS Excel AddIn

    If you’re using MDS and DQS with the Excel Integration you may get an error when trying to use the “Match Data” feature that uses DQS in order to help to identify duplicate data in your data set. The error is quite obscure and you have to enable WCF error reporting in order to have the error details and you’ll discover that they are related to ...
    Posted to Davide Mauri (Weblog) by manowar on March 29, 2012
  • Master Data Services Employees Sample Model

    I’ve been playing with Master Data Services quite a lot in those last days and I’m also monitoring the web for all available resources on it. Today I’ve found this freshly released sample available on MSDN Code Gallery: SQL Server Master Data Services Employee Sample Model This sample ...
    Posted to Davide Mauri (Weblog) by manowar on May 3, 2010
  • First sighting of SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS)

    I’m at SQLBits 5 today and I’ve just come out of Ian Marriott’s session where he talked about the forthcoming Master Data Services. Here’s a low-quality (sorry) photo of the screen that MDS practitioners and users are going to become very familiar with, the home screen of MDS’ web interface: My first impressions are that this is a reskinned ...
    Posted to Jamie Thomson (Weblog) by jamiet on November 21, 2009
  • MDS is x64 only

    Just a short post to make people aware that Master Data Services (MDS), the forthcoming Master Data Management solution in SQL Server 2008 R2, is available for x64 architectures only. Sergei Ivanov from the MDS explains the reasons for this at Where is MDS?: Understand the motivations, folks. Instead of dispersing resources on testing and ...
    Posted to Jamie Thomson (Weblog) by jamiet on November 13, 2009
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