Want to learn more about Self Service Business Intelligence (Project Gemini)

Microsoft’s new self service business intelligence platform (project Gemini), is set to revolutionize how Business Intelligence projects are implemented, with many projects choosing a much more agile approach with less formal IT involvement in the modelling. If you are looking to get ahead of the game on this exciting new technology, There is a one…

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Bob Duffy passed MCM 2008 !

I just got the email to say I have passed the SQL 2008 MCM exam. http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/master.aspx. The six hour hands on lab is pretty gruelling. Luckily there is no need to fly to the lab in the states for it, with web cams and remote proctoring it can all be done over a recorded live…

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SQL Server Versions

I’m always installing SQL Server or talking to customers about installations and the topic comes up of which version am I on, or what version should I be on ? A fellow MVP, Bill Graziano has lovingly compiled and maintains a list of version numbers and how they map to SP and CU level. Its…

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SQL Immersion: Dublin 2009

There is four weeks until the SQL Immersion event here in Dublin and I’m getting really excited. For anyone like me who career is based on SQL technology this is one not to miss. There has never before been an opportunity like this to learn from Paul Randal and Kimberly Tripp open to the public…

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Epicenter on Wed 26th August

The largest Irish conference/ expo is starting this wed. the list of speakers and events is definitely worth checking out http://epicenter.ie/  It event combines four previous events in one: Java, Open Source, Microsoft and Web Technologies. I’ll be presenting two sessions and be at the speaker dinner on Thursday evening. I’ll also be hanging out…

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