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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

Archives: January 2009

Presentation Notes from SQL Saturday

For those who were in my session on SSIS Scripting at SQL Saturday Tampa last weekend, I have posted the examples and slide deck on my website.  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Read more

2 comments, 588 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 26 January 2009

SQL Saturday Tampa

I’m sitting in the Tampa airport waiting for a flight back home from SQL Saturday 10 in Tampa.  There was a good turnout at the event; the last news I heard was that over 300 had registered initially, and that there were close to 200 that actually showed up.  I… Read more

5 comments, 648 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 25 January 2009

We Are Microsoft charity challenge

I got the opportunity to participate in the We Are Microsoft Charity Challenge (under the umbrella of GiveCamp) in Dallas this past weekend.  As I wrote in a previous post, this event matches charities in need of technical assistance with coders and other tech geeks willing to give up… Read more

2 comments, 274 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 19 January 2009

Goals for 2009

I don’t do resolutions - they’re cliché, overdone, and rarely stick.  However, I’m a believer in setting goals and periodic progress points, and making goals public is proven to increase the chance of success.  I blogged a couple of months back that I was committed to sharpen my skills and… Read more

2 comments, 456 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 9 January 2009

Presenting at SQL Saturday Tampa

I received word earlier today that I’ll be presenting at the upcoming SQL Saturday event in Tampa, Florida on January 24.  I got to present at one of the first SQL Saturday events last year in Jacksonville and it was quite a well run event.  A good lineup of content… Read more

2 comments, 395 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 7 January 2009

We Are Microsoft Charity Event 2009

I received notification a few days ago that I was selected again to participate in the We Are Microsoft charity event in Dallas.  For those not familiar, this event is intended to seek out and assist qualified charities whose technology needs exceed their budget for same.  Developers, DBAs, and designers… Read more

2 comments, 401 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 6 January 2009