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Old July 14th, 2010, 04:55 AM
AndreV AndreV is offline
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Personally I don't think the problems with the online content should prevent anyone from buying the book and they tend to become fairly obvious as you work through the chapters. This was the first book available on PowerPivot and I'd much rather have it now, glitches and all, rather than having to wait another couple of months. The issues with the online content can easily be resolved by the authors as they are reported.

I would like to point out one thing though - I had problems importing some of the fact table data (Contoso DB I think) due to lack of memory on my 32 bit OS. I see that others had experienced this too and the answer seems to be to remove some of the columns on the fact table - particularly the id column as this doesn't compress well. All was good once I did that.

-Andre