We ended an intense year on this blog. Here's a review of our most popular posts in case you missed them.

With the end of the year it is good to sit down and reflect. As we mentioned in our Christmas post, this has been an intense year for Bismart. In our blog, the change has been very significant, with the introduction of a new strategy focused on content. If you want to review with us, these have been our most read posts of the year. Take a look and let us know which ones you enjoyed the most!

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5. End of SQL Server 2008 support

Microsoft ends its extended support for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 software in 2019, 5 years after the launch of this support. In this entry we discuss the implications of losing Microsoft's support and what you should consider before deciding on a software upgrade.

4. What is the difference between supervised and unsupervised machine learning?

In this post we offer a technical explanation of the difference between supervised and unsupervised machine learning with some examples of its use in real life.

3. Classification and clustering: a practical explanation

Continuing in the field of artificial intelligence, in this post we show some case studies of the use of classification and clustering algorithms.

2. Comparison of business intelligence tools: Power BI, Tableau and QlikView

In this post we draw on a Gartner magic quadrant to provide a list of strengths and cautions for each of the most popular business intelligence tools.

1. The best visuals for Power BI

Finally, our most popular post of 2019 has been the one dedicated to Power BI visual graphics. Based on a visual vocabulary supported by the Financial Times, Tableau and Microsoft Power BI, we offered a guide to using graphics according to the information you want to present.

You can even download this visual guide as a PDF:


Posted by Maria Gorini