Andrew J Brust

Andrew J Brust

New York, New York

Areas of Expertise:

  • SQL Server
  • Big Data
  • Microsoft stack overall
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • writing
Andrew J. Brust is Founder and CEO of Blue Badge Insights and writes a blog for ZDNet called "Big on Data". (http://www.zdnet.com/blog/big-data). Blue Badge Insights provides strategy and advisory services to Microsoft customers and partners. The company derives from Andrew's background in application software development dating back to 1985, and his industry expertise in Microsoft technologies like .NET, SQL Server and Analysis Services. Andrew is co-author of "Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2012" (Microsoft Press, 2012), an advisor to the NYTECH, the New York Technology Council, serves as Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, conference chair of Visual Studio Live!, and writes Visual Studio Magazine's "Redmond Review" column.

Webcast: Self-Service Business Intelligence with Microsoft PowerPivot
August 26, 2010
Ever wonder why there's no light version of SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)? Find yourself wishing that SSAS offered an in-memory operation model akin to some of its competitors? And why are OLAP cubes nearly impossible for end-users to build while...