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: November 2009
I’m happy to announce that SQL Saturday Dallas is officially scheduled, and the registration and call for speakers is open. This event will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at the Region 10 Education Service Center in Richardson.
We’ll be accepting session abstracts until the middle of February,… Read more
I’d like to say thanks to Andy and Judith over at the Ft. Worth SQL Server User Group for having me as a guest last Wednesday. I got to meet a few new people, and meet up with several others whom I hadn’t seen in a while. I look forward… Read more
If you’re in the Ft. Worth area next Wednesday, November 18, please join me at the Ft. Worth SQL Server User Group meeting at 6:30, where I have the honor of presenting my session entitled Intermediate SSIS. This will be my first trip to the Ft. Worth group (my home… Read more
So now that we’re 7 days removed from the end of the SQL PASS summit, I’ve finally managed to arrange my thoughts and put together some notes about an incredible week in Seattle. This was only my 2nd summit, and the two experiences were vastly different (for my review of… Read more
The day started off with the Quest Software breakfast presentation, to which I arrived late to find a standing-room-only crowd. I left early to find a spot to sit - after yesterday’s interesting but much too long opening ceremony, I elected to catch up on blogging and attend the keynote… Read more
Day two of the summit found me in the keynote, an interesting but much too long (2 hours) for comfort. Among the most notable information was the confirmation that SQL Server 2008 R2 will definitely be released during the first half of next year, along with a couple of new… Read more
Day one for me began with a leisurely breakfast at Top Pot donuts with Jack Corbett, Andy Warren, and Don Gabor. We were joined briefly by Robert Cain, and Greg Larsen. We talked PASS, career development, networking, and various other interesting (perhaps even a few… Read more
For me, today was the start of a six-day SQL Server adventure at the PASS Summit in Seattle. The day started off not so well, with my 2 year old finding – and losing – the digi cam’s memory card, which is apparently obsolete and can’t be replace. Off to… Read more