Archive for January, 2009

PerformancePoint Server to PerformancePoint Services

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

One major news for SharePoint community. Microsoft will discontinue PerformancePoint Server and will make it PerformancePoint Service for SharePoint Server. This will give SharePoint community another edge on other products and would allow customers to use the features out of SharePoint Server.


More details here:


Microsoft Shutters PerformancePoint Server


Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) Blog



Query to check Projects with Special Characters

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
Version: 3.0, Updated on: 01/24/2017
The cube build process in MS Project Server 2003 could fail due to special characters. You can use the following SQL query to look for projects with special characters in their names.

Click here to download the SQL query file.

Once you have the list, use the Rename Project tool to rename those projects. Make sure to look for any pending updates. After renaming make sure to publish those projects.