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Salvo(z) SQL

Adam and Jennifer Salvo are IT professionals with over 10 years of diverse experience. Jennifer is a Business Intelligence developer focusing on the Microsoft BI stack (SSIS, SSAS and SSRS). Her prior work experience includes software development, systems analysis, end-user support, training, and SharePoint administration. Adam is a .NET technical lead with a current emphasis on Dev Ops and Windows Azure. His prior work experience includes .NET development, SQL Server administration, and BizTalk development. They also maintain a personal blog at salvoz.com.

Archives: December 2012

Optimizing Your BI Semantic Model for Performance and Scale

Here’s my notes from the ‘Optimizing Your BI Semantic Model for Performance and Scale (BIA-402-M)’ session at PASS Summit, presented by Akshai Mirchandani and Allan Folting of Microsoft.

Tabular Design Principles

  • Speed and performance
  • Optimize query performance over processing performance, focus on end-user experience.
  • Accommodate changes without forcing reload, if…

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Posted in Salvo(z) SQL on 11 December 2012

SSIS: Character Replacement Using the Script Component

When cleansing data from source systems to store in a data mart or warehouse, we often need to remove or replace characters.  I recently used the Script Component in SSIS to cleanse some ticket tracking data and thought I’d write a blog post that outlines the implementation.

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Posted in Salvo(z) SQL on 8 December 2012