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2017 Year in Review for SQLDusty.com

2017 was an awesome year for SQLDusty.com! Thank you to all of the readers and visitors that stopped by to leave a comment or share a blog post on social media. I appreciate all of you! But I also thought I’d share some interesting stats from the previous year:

  • 18 new blog posts
  • 261,586 views
  • 140,122 visitors
  • 15,132 words written
  • 841 average words per posts
  • 131 total comments
  • Tuesday 9 am is the most popular day and hour
  • Top 5 visiting countries are United States, India, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia

Here are the top 3 blog posts written in 2017 by number of views:

  1. Preparing for Microsoft Certification Exam 70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI
  2. Setting up a Drillthrough Action in your Power BI Report
  3. Power BI Architecture Diagram v3 is Now Available!

And here are the top 10 blog posts by view in 2017:

  1. 10 DAX Calculations for your Tabular or Power Pivot Model (Part 1)
  2. Preparing for Microsoft Certification Exam 70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI
  3. 10 SQL Server Data Warehouse Design Best Practices to Follow (Part 1)
  4. Ten MDX Calculations for your Cube
  5. 10 DAX Calculations for your Tabular or Power Pivot Model (Part 2)
  6. Upgrade 2005/2008 SSIS Packages to 2012 Like a Boss!
  7. Setting Up a Drillthrough Action in your Power BI Report
  8. SSRS 2008 R2 LookUp and LookUpSet Functions
  9. Power BI Architecture Diagram v3 is Now Available!
  10. My Top Four Books for the MS Business Intelligence Professional

Again, thank you to everyone that stopped by in 2017! Here’s to another great year of learning new things, making new friends, and lots of new blog posts!

Building Your Brand and Becoming a Thought Leader Session Materials

Thank you to everyone that attending my session today at SQL Saturday #649 in Jacksonville, Florida! It was a packed room with over 70 people attending my session and the audience was lively! We had lots of great questions and tons of awesome interaction! If you want to download my slide deck from today’s presentation you can do that right below. Continue reading Building Your Brand and Becoming a Thought Leader Session Materials