SSIS Sessions at the 2012 PASS Summit

There are a whole bunch of SSIS sessions at the PASS Summit this year – I’m glad to see our product continues to be one of the most popular SQL topics around! Pre-Conference SSIS Design Patterns (BIA-299-P) – Andy Leonard, Jessica Moss, Matt Masson, Michelle Ufford, Tim Mitchell  Full day of SSIS training from the…


What Topics Would You Like to See at SQL PASS 2012?

Hello everyone! The PASS Summit Call for Speakers is open until May 13th, and we’re looking for ideas. What SSIS topics would you like to see presented by the SSIS team this year? Here are some ideas that we’ve been tossing around…. SSIS performance Using SSIS with Azure/SQL Azure CDC in 2012 Upcoming improvements Advanced…


SSIS Presentations from SQL Bits Available Online

Three slide decks from the SSIS presentations I did at SQL Bits X in London have been posted online. These include: SSIS Performance Design Patterns – full day training session! What’s New in SSIS for SQL Server 2012 – breakdown of the new features and functionality in SQL Server 2012 SSIS Catalog – Overview of…


SSIS Training at SQL Bits and SQL Saturday #105 | Dublin

Quick post – just wanted to mention the full day SSIS Design Patterns talks I’ll be doing at SQL Saturday #105 and SQL Bits X. Details are available here: SQL Saturday #105 Pre-Con SQL Bits X – Training Day For a sample of the Performance Design Patterns I’ll be covering, see my presentation from TechEd…


SSIS at the 2011 PASS Summit

The PASS Summit Schedule Builder is live, and I’ve spent the morning looking over all of the great sessions they have lined up. I always find putting together a schedule challenging – it’s hard to balance my time between the sessions that I want to attend, the sessions I should attend for career growth, and…


Montreal and Ottawa User Group Meetings

I’ll be presenting SSIS topics for two Canadian user groups next month – the Communauté .NET Montréal on September 7th, and the OttawaSQL.NET group on September 15th. Both sessions have the same abstract, but will have different content as I will be giving the audience a sneak peak of the SSIS Performance Design Patterns training…


SQLBits 9 conference schedule posted

The (preliminary) SQLBits 9 conference agenda has been posted! I’ll be presenting an SSIS session entitled “What’s New in SQL Server Denali” which covers most of what we showed at TechEd, as well as some of the integration with the other EIM products in Denali, Data Quality Services and Master Data Services. I’ll also be…


SSIS Training in the UK – SQLBits 9

I’m really excited to be presenting at SQLBits 9 in September! The conference will be full of great SSIS content, and I wanted to call out the training opportunity available at the pre conference (on September 29th). There will be two full day training seminars related to SSIS – one for beginners, and one for…


PASS Summit 2011

I’m really looking forward to attending the PASS Summit again this year! Last year we presented the SSIS changes in the first public Denali CTP. It was great to finally be able to show off some of the major features the SSIS team had been working on since the 2008 release. This year we’ll be…


Using Knowledge to Cleanse Data with Data Quality Services

Elad Ziklik presented a great Data Quality Services session at TechEd last week, and it is now available online. The session covers the new DQS product that will appear in the next Denali CTP. He describes how to create a knowledge base and build up domain rules so that you can perform your own data…