Roger Noble PowerPivot and PivotViewer in SharePoint

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Roger Noble
BI Consultant
• Roger Noble
• BI Consultant with LobsterPot Solutions specialising in SQL Server
and SharePoint
• Certifications
• MCITP: SQL Server BI 2008
• MCTS: SharePoint Configuration and Development 2007
• MCPD: Web Developer
• Web: www.rogernoble.com
• Twitter: @Roger_Noble
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PivotViewer
PowerPivot
What does this have to do with SharePoint?
Installation overview
Solution Architechture
Creating a Pivot collection
Conclusion
• Interact with massive amounts* of data
• Very visual
• Able to get hands on with your data
* definitions of massive may vary
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Extension for Excel
Self service BI platform
Able to analyse and manipulate millions of records
Basis for next version of Analysis Services
• Solution is composed of 4 parts
• PowerPivot
• Reporting Services
• SharePoint 2010
• PivotViewer feature – web parts and list
• Analysis Services integration with SharePoint
• Data feed library and PowerPivot gallery
• PowerPivot
• Reports
• PivotViewer solution
• Web Parts
• List
• Requires SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Edition
• Excel Services must be enabled
• Must have been installed as a server farm – not stand alone
• Either in a new or existing farm (requires SQL Server 2008 R2)
• Run SQL Server 2008 R2 install and select SQL Server
PowerPivot for SharePoint
• PowerPivot is managed in Central Admin
• Install PivotViewer solution and activate feature
• Installs 2 web parts
• BI Report Crawler
• BI Data
• Installs a list called BI Collection Administration
• Import data in to PowerPivot
• Create a parameterised report
• Only one parameter supported 
• Collections are made up of Items
• Items are made up of Facets
• Create a new list item
• Specify MDX query – SSMS can help
• PivotViewer is a highly interactive way to explore your data
PivotViewer for SSRS CTP2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=796AFF73-37FC-4AC2-95952C9AA72EB278
PowerPivot
http://www.powerpivot.com/
Install PowerPivot into an existing SharePoint 2010 farm
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210616.aspx
Install PivotViewer (via Cristian Petculescu BI principal architect)
http://petcu40.blogspot.com/2010/07/pivotviewer-extension-for-reporting.html
LobsterPot Solutions example Pivot collections
http://pivot.lobsterpot.com.au/

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