Installing SharePoint 2010 and PowerPivot for SharePoint on Windows 7
Many people like me want (or need) to do their business intelligence development work on a laptop. As someone who frequently speaks at various events or teaches classes on all subjects related to the Microsoft business intelligence stack, I need a way to run multiple server products on my laptop with reasonable performance. Once upon a time, that requirement meant only that I had to load the current version of SQL Server and the client tools of choice. In today’s post, I’ll review my latest experience with trying to make the newly released Microsoft BI products work with a Windows 7 operating system.