Posted by: kurtsh | February 27, 2007

RELEASE: Data Mining Add-ins For Office 2007

The SQL Server Data Mining team takes great pride in announcing the general availability of the SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Add-ins for Office 2007 as a free web download.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Add-ins for Microsoft Office 2007 (Data Mining Add-ins) allow you take advantage of SQL Server 2005 predictive analytics in Office Excel 2007 and Office Visio 2007. The download includes the following components:

  • Table Analysis Tools for Excel: This add-in provides you with easy-to-use tasks that leverage SQL Server 2005 Data Mining under the covers to perform powerful analytics on your spreadsheet data.
  • Data Mining Client for Excel: This add-in allows you to go through the full data mining model development lifecycle within Excel 2007 using either your spreadsheet data or external data accessible through your SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services instance.
  • Data Mining Templates for Visio: This add-in allows you to render and share your mining models as annotatable Visio 2007 drawings.

Here are official resources to get you going:

And don’t forget to check out the whitepaper and tip for trying out the add-ins on


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