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The Smiling DBA

Thomas LeBlanc is a Business Intelligence Consultant/Data Warehouse Architect in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He uses his 25+ years in IT to help develop OLTP systems with normalized databases for high-performing T-SQL and end-to-end dimensional data marts using SSIS, SSAS, PPS, and Excel. His SQL Server certifications include MCSA 12, MCITP 08 BI and DBA, MCITP 2005 DBA, and MCDBA 2000. As a PASS volunteer, he is current chair of the Excel BI virtual chapter, past chair of the Data Architecture virtual chapter, and past virtual chapter mentor. He has helped the Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group with SQLSaturdays and speaks at local IT meetings.

Archives: June 2013

PASS Data Architecture VC presents Steve Simon–Challenges Designing Finance Data Warehouse

Steve Simon will join us on Thursday June 20th at noon central to help us understand some challenges with designing a financial data warehouse in the real world. Come chat with a SQL Server MCP and seasoned data warehouse architect to reflect on his many years experience in this industry. Read more

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Posted in The Smiling DBA on 16 June 2013

PASS Business Analytics VC presents Mark Tabladillo – Framework for Data Mining

Please join the Business Analytics Virtual Chapter as Mark Tabladillo talks about Best Practices for building a Framework for Data Mining. The GoToMeeting link for Noon Atlantic on June 13th is

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June 13th BAVC Virtual Chapter Meeting

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  • 12:00 - 13:00 (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time…

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Posted in The Smiling DBA on 11 June 2013