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Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence consultant, author, trainer, and SQL Server MVP with over a decade of data management experience. He is a partner with Linchpin People and is the 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.

You can visit his website and blog at or follow him on Twitter at

Archives: June 2009

Speaking at North Texas SQL Server User Group meeting

For those in or around the Dallas area tomorrow (Thursday) evening, I'll be speaking at the North Texas SQL Server User Group meeting at the Microsoft campus in Irving at 7pm.  I'll be giving my talk on Scripting in SSIS, one of my favorite topics.  Sean McCown will also be… Read more

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Posted in Tim Mitchell on 17 June 2009

Update on PASS Selection

I received my notification from the PASS Program Committee on Friday evening, and found out that I will not be speaking at the PASS summit this year.  It’s a little disappointing but not entirely surprising; it’s only been in the past year or so that I’ve committed to speaking professionally,… Read more

3 comments, 264 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 15 June 2009

Tagged: The Desert Island Scenario

I was tagged by Scary DBA and recent MVP awardee Grant Fritchey with the latest viral question:

“So You’re On A Deserted Island With WiFi and you’re still on the clock at work.  Okay, so not a very good situational exercise here, but let’s roll with it; we’ll call it… Read more

1 comments, 572 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 11 June 2009

SQL Saturday Eval Results

I received my evaluation summary from Karla Remail for this weekend's SQL Saturday event.  The results are as follows:

Expectations:  0 Did not Meet, 2 met, 7 Exceeded. 
Overall quality:  Zero 1's, Zero 2's, Zero 3's, 2 4's, 7 5's.
"Great session!"  "Very knowledgable presenter. Kept on…
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1 comments, 295 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 9 June 2009

SQL Saturday Pensacola pics

The SQL Saturday Pensacola pics are up!  Visit the SQL Saturday Facebook group at
and tag or leave your comments. Read more

2 comments, 436 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 8 June 2009

SQL Saturday 14 - Pensacola

I’ve just arrived home from a quick trip to Pensacola to speak at SQL Saturday 14 in Pensacola, FL.  I’m quite happy with the event; the planning and organization was handled very well, and I believe the event was a big success in the eyes of the attendees.

I flew… Read more

2 comments, 672 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 7 June 2009

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

For those who are interested, I've got a couple of speaking engagements coming up in the next two weeks. I'll be speaking about one of my favorite topics, scripting in SSIS.

The first event is this coming Saturday, June 6, at the SQL Saturday in Pensacola. This free all-day event has dozens… Read more

1 comments, 292 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 1 June 2009