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    Wednesday, February 20, 2008

    BI Demo VPC

    The BI demo VPC is a VPC with all the Microsoft BI related products preinstalled and configured. The VPC is bulk loaded with samples, presenter scripts and many more.

    The latest version (5.1) contains the RTM version of Performance Point Server and Softartisans Officewriter. I have been using this VPC in demos and trainings for quite some time now. The VPC is now available as a public download.

    If you wanna get a jumpstart on Microsoft BI, without going through the installation jungle (SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, PPS, Sharepoint, ...) this is a must have download.

    Downloads: Part1 and Part2.

    This is the full list of preinstalled sofware:

    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Service Pack 2
    Internet Explorer 7
    Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
    Microsoft Office Visio 2007
    Microsoft Office Project 2007
    Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007
    Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2007
    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 w/ Service Pack 1
    Microsoft SQL Server 2005 w/ Service Pack 2 (w/ SSIS, SSAS, SSRS)
    Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Add-ins
    Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SharePoint Integration Add-in
    ProClarity Analytics Server 6.3
    ProClarity Dashboard Server 6.3
    ProClarity Desktop Professional 6.3
    ProClarity Web Professional 6.3
    Microsoft PerformancePoint Planning Server 2007
    Microsoft PerformancePoint Monitoring Server 2007
    Microsoft PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer
    Microsoft PerformancePoint Planning Add-In for Excel
    Microsoft PerformancePoint Planning Business Modeler
    Project REAL Reference Implementation
    SoftArtisans OfficeWriter 3.8.1 and Designer
    BI Demo Files
    Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Samples
    Microsoft SQL Server BI Metadata Samples
    Performance Point Planning Samples/Labs
    Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition


    Anonymous said...

    I just checked. It doesn't have "Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007" even though it is in the list. Maybe they forgot to install it??

    Chew KP said...

    Frederik, I just found your page from internet search and have downloaded the VPC. However, unfortunately, the Windows license is expired. I am from a Microsoft Dynamics Gold partner in Singapore. Do you know if I have a valid copy of the Windows license, can it be registered so that the Windows license is no longer expired?