In part one of today’s ‘Interesting BI-related stuff I saw on the web today’ posts…
After MDM finally reared its head, it seems like Microsoft is working on some kind of metadata tool as well:
More news later this year apparently. Interesting comment:
”He did disclose that Microsoft’s still-percolating metadata management effort will encompass both its MDM and search assets.”
AND it seems like Microsoft is entering the Complex Event Processing market:
Since other CEP vendors support some kind of OLAP on top of their data (eg SQLStream/Mondrian, Aleri) I wonder if Microsoft have a story for SSAS and CEP?
UPDATE: more details on MS CEP here: