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Archive for August 2013

Go Work for a Consulting Firm

A few years ago, I decided to break into consulting and boy was that a good decision. Background I’d been working full-time at large (fortune 500) company that was being crushed by the inability to turn around reports quickly, analyze data across the many disparate data systems, and wasted effort […]

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Speaking @SQLSaturday #237 – Charlotte BI Edition

Speaking @SQLSaturday #237 – Charlotte BI Edition

This weekend the selections for speakers @ SQLSaturday #237 (Charlotte BI Edition) went out and guess who made the cut – your’s truly! Excited is an understatement…this will be my first time presenting at a SQLSaturday *period* and I am totally honored to have my presentation submission selected: The 20-Minute Tabular Model […]

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SSIS Data Viewer Objects are Static

Recently, while debugging the logic involving a derived column component in an SSIS data flow, I learned something new and thought I’d share 🙂 Before we dive into the details, let’s quickly review a few of the common methods for troubleshooting issues in an SSIS data flow: using error output […]

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20-Minute Tabular Model @PASSBIVC

Just wanted to thank everyone again for attending my 20-Minute Tabular Model presentation to the PASS BI virtual chapter last night (this morning, yesterday afternoon — depending on your timezone). Hopefully we achieved that which we set out to achieve which was covering the high-level differences between Tabular and Multidimensional […]

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