SQL Server 2008 Data Loading Performance Guide

I previously posted a note about the SQL Server Enterprise Architecture Summit (SEAS) event held in Durban which I attended towards the end of last year. During one of the sessions at this event Thomas Kejser walked us through the process and thinking involved in achieving the ETL world record as announced earlier last year…


Free Microsoft Press SSIS or Server Core eBook

More free stuff  for anyone who works with or wants to know more about SQL Server SSIS  the guys over at Microsoft Press have released  a step by step guide to SQL Server 2005 SSIS as part of the the MSPress 25th Anniversary celebrations. To get this book all you need to do is sign…

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Project Real Content back online

Over the last couple of years I have really found the Project Real content to be valuable. With the release of SQL Server 2008 and a reorganization of all the SQL and BI URLs this content went MIA for a while but the good news is that its back at a new URL  http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2005/en/us/project-real.aspx The…