Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Ignites Master Data Services

MS SQL Server 2016 promises some key updates for Master Data Services including sharing entities between models, publishing multiple versions of data in the same subscription view, and increased functionality in the Excel add-in. Among other things there is a plethora…

PowerPivot – “Data overflow converting to the data type for table ‘68868d91-787b-49fa-bb65-fa1cc475c3c8’ column ‘Tape_Date’.”

If you’re trying to open a workbook from the SharePoint 2010 PowerPivot Gallery and you get this error: Data overflow converting to the data type for table ‘xxxxxxxxxxxxx’ column ‘Tape_Date’.”  This is Excel Services saying that the PowerPivot Workbook  is…