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Archives: July 2010

Introduction to Parallel Data Warehousing

What are we talking about?

Recently Microsoft released a new version of SQL Server 2008 R2 called Parallel Data Warehouse Edition. there has been a lot of buzz about this new architecture because it is Microsoft’s entry into the Massive Parallel Processing (MPP) Scale out data warehousing arena. Typically Microsoft… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 29 July 2010

SQL Saturday in South Florida – It’s HOT

Some exciting times coming up here in the South Florida SQL Server Community. SQL Saturday South Florida is rapidly approaching. We have some great speakers including some of my awesome colleagues Mike Davis and Mike Mollenhour from Pragmatic Works. Check out their blogs here. This is a great opportunity… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 24 July 2010

Good Eats at SQLLunch today

Hey folks, Check out SQLLunch.com today at 12:30 EST for my presentation on Introduction to dimensional modeling. It's going to funformative:).  Come have some fun with us at the SQL Lunch! Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 22 July 2010

I will be at PASS - will you ?

Pretty exciting stuff gang! I have an approved session and an alternate for the PASS Summit in November. The SQL Saturday session you all know and love Zero to Cube is approved and on the schedule! I’m looking forward to it and I hope you will all come out and… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 13 July 2010

This week’s SQL Lunch was great !

Hey there SQL Lunchers. Your co-host Adam Jorgensen here. I wanted to let you know, for those of you whose evil bosses schedule lunch meetings that you missed a great SQLLunch yesterday from Brad Schacht. He spent some time with us talking about looping in SSIS and how to build… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 9 July 2010

PASS Sessions Submitted

Hey guys, I’m preparing a few new article series for you but in the meantime I wanted to let you know about some cool things coming up. As I get confirmation on these I will get them posted.

First things first we at Pragmatic Works have a few Pass sessions… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 9 July 2010

Last Book Chapter Submitted

Whew, I just got my last chapter submitted to the editorial team for our newest book. I still have to record my videos for the accompanying DVD, but having the major writing process completed is a huge weight off our shoulders. This is my first book and it’s been a… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 9 July 2010

Wolfram Alpha 5 Minute Screencast

Hey folks. I have yet to explore the world of Wolfram Alpha and still don’t claim to be an expert user, but a buddy of min forwarded me this intro to the power of the computational engine. It’s definitely worth checking out! It goes into things I had no idea… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 9 July 2010

Is my SQL Server Pre-Release

I get to work with a lot of different clients and client environments and like many companies they are often running mixed versions of SQL Server. This can make things challenges when doing training since if some folks are missing service packs, etc.. They can get mixed results in BIDS… Read more

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 9 July 2010

Newest Pragmatic Works’ Team Book on Amazon

Check out our latest book on Amazon. It’s not for sales yet, but just seeing the title up there is pretty cool!

Check it out here!

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Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 6 July 2010