is the brand name of Microsoft's spreadsheet. People use spreadsheets to organize information and data.Data mining
is the automated or semi-automated process of discovering patterns in data. Microsoft has enabled data mining for Excel version 2007 and higher by producing a free add-in for this purpose. Though the add-in is free, data mining requires SQL Server Analysis Services.
This website discusses data mining in general and SQL Server Data Mining in particular. On this website, you can find resources for data mining, including a blog.
Please use the menu system to access the resources on the website. In particular, the Getting Started page
provides configuration options on how to connect Microsoft Excel (2007 and higher) with SQL Server Analysis Services.Please click this link to search the blog for the term Excel.