Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence consultant, author, trainer, and Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over thirteen years of data management experience. He is the founder and principal of Tyleris Data Solutions.
Tim has spoken at international and local events including the SQL PASS Summit, SQLBits, SQL Connections, along with dozens of tech fests, code camps, and SQL Saturday events. He is coauthor of the book SSIS Design Patterns, and is a contributing author on MVP Deep Dives 2.
Archives: March 2009
This afternoon was quite interesting around the office. A strong thunderstorm moved through the area, a common occurrence in Texas during the spring. However, this storm took out a critical transformer nearby and knocked out the power grid for some time. Our emergency generators roared to life without a hitch,… Read more
I’m getting my first taste of the new SQL Report Builder 2.0, and so far I’m enjoying the upgrade. Report Builder 2.0 is a standalone product, shipped as separate download from the SQL Server and Visual Studio suites. It allows users to develop and run reports locally, in addition to… Read more
During the month of February, I participated in the Get Fit in February challenge last month. Along with a few hundred other folks, mostly technical professionals, I set an aggressive weight loss goal and worked hard to meet the goal. Although I didn’t hit the mark I set for myself… Read more