Archive | March, 2012

BI Session – First Look to SSIS 2012

The day after…The SQL Saturdays #115 that held in Portugal yesterday at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa was in my perspective a fantastic conference. The organization provided by the Portuguese SQL user group SQL Port, was absolutely amazing! Everything worked perfectly and all the small issues raised, were faster resolved by volunteers that has a common […]

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When Dashboards Are Not Enough

As much as digital dashboards rock my world, I have to keep in mind that business intelligence is much more than a dashboard. In terms of that old tired metaphor, if a dashboard shows me the metrics of my vehicle in a small location right in front of me, then business intelligence is everything else […]

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BI Conference – SQL Saturdays #115 Portugal 2012

Dear Friends,Next Saturday I’ll present a session on SQL Saturdays Portugal! On this session I’ll show the first look to the SQL Integration Services 2012 based on my last 6 months experiences writing a book about it with my friend Reza Rad. We are currently writing the latest chapters and very excited with the updates […]

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If IT Departments Were TV Shows

We deal with a lot of IT departments and their leaders. Most of them seem earnest, sincere, and mostly under-funded. If their lives were a TV series, I think it would look something like this: View Original Post

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BI Tool – SQL Server 2012 Released to Manufacturing

Today… I have one more reason to write here… Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2012 has released to manufacturing. Now it’s your turn to download and evaluate this new amazing version. Relating to SSIS 2012 I’ll write more often about it just because I passed the last 6 months investigating it through the SSIS book […]

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BI Book – SSIS 2012 Integration Services Book

I’ve never been so long without writing on the blog. The last months have been very complicated in terms of time, but I promise that I will not be so long time without writing! The main reason for such a long absence was undoubtedly the book I’m writing since September 2011! Yes…I’m writing a book […]

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