I’m on WOxPod! Podcast

A few weeks ago, while at SQL Saturday Philadelphia, Chris Bell, SQL Server MVP and co-leader of PASS DC user group graciously sat me down and talked. We talked about me; who I’m, what I do, and what I like. You can listen to the podcast here.  Chris, thank you for taking the time to interview me […]

Automate Your SSIS Design Patterns for Fater Development

Once you finish designing the SSIS packages needed for your project, the process of creating those packages is mostly redundant and time-consuming. BI Markup Language (BIML) removes the pain-points involved in manual development by programmatically generating packages. A free version of BIML is available with BIDSHelper, an open source project on CodePlex. Download BIDSHelper, and make […]

#sqlpass Summit 2014 on Twitter

Earlier this month, SQL Server and Business Intelligence professionals from around the world gathered in Seattle for the annual PASS Summit, the largest conference of it’s kind. Similar to the Twitter dashboard I created for the 2012 conference, I captured what people were tweeting and created a few visualizations. These show what people were talking […]