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Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence consultant, author, trainer, and SQL Server MVP with over a decade of experience. Tim is the principal of Tyleris Data Solutions and is a Linchpin People teammate. Tim has spoken at international, regional, and local venues including the SQL PASS Summit, SQLBits, SQL Connections, SQL Saturday events, and various user groups and webcasts. He is a board member at the North Texas SQL Server User Group in the Dallas area. Tim is coauthor of the book SSIS Design Patterns, and is a contributing author on MVP Deep Dives 2. You can visit his website and blog at or follow him on Twitter at

[Off Topic] Web host is down

For my colleagues and friend who visit my websites (,,, I just discovered that my web host has gone offline.  In truth, it appears that they have gone completely belly-up – their own corporate website is down, and the sales and support phone numbers indicate that they are disconnected.

If anyone has any news about Sectorlink ( and their future plans if any, let me know.  In the meantime I could use some suggestions for a new multi-domain web host.


Posted by Tim Mitchell on 1 December 2008

Update - all is well.  Local news reports flooding in the area, and some Sectorlink employees were responding to queries on web hosting forum sites.  It's a little unsettling that the phone numbers indicated that they were disconnected.

Posted by Andy Warren on 1 December 2008

Tim, happened across this: - same guys?

Posted by Tim Mitchell on 1 December 2008

Same guys.  I haven't thoroughly tested everything, but it looks like all sites are back up and running.  Glad I'm not selling anything online - this would have been the worst day of the year for an e-commerce site to be offline.

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