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Tim Mitchell

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.

You can visit his website and blog at TimMitchell.net or follow him on Twitter at @Tim_Mitchell.

Archives: March 2010

An Un-CATCHable Error?

I've been using the scripting tools in SSIS for some time, but I came across something today that I can't quite explain.  I normally don't posts unresolved problems on my blog, but I'm trying out a strategy suggested by my friend Lee Everest by sharing unfinished work in the hopes… Read more

8 comments, 2,147 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 23 March 2010

PASS BI Virtual Chapter

Did you know that PASS has virtual chapters, allowing members to participate in virtual meetings that are geographically agnostic?  One such group is the PASS BI Virtual Chapter which serves those interested in SQL Server business intelligence related topics.  Meetings are held via LiveMeeting, typically on a weekday around midday… Read more

0 comments, 1,203 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 22 March 2010

SQL Saturday is a’comin!

Just a quick reminder that registration is still open for SQL Saturday #35 in Dallas.  This event will be held at the Region 10 Education Service Center in Richardson on May 22, just over two months from now.

We’ve had a lot of excellent sessions submitted from scores of industry… Read more

2 comments, 539 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 16 March 2010

North Texas SQL Server User Group – March 2010

Join us this Thursday, March 18th for our monthly NTSSUG meeting.  SQL Server MVP Sean McCown will be continuing his series on Ground Zero SSIS at 6:00pm.

Our guest speaker will be Drew Minkin, who will be presenting a session on SQL Server data mining:

Data Mining for SQL Developers Read more

0 comments, 580 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 15 March 2010

Alpha Split in SSIS, Redux

So I’ve discovered another benefit of being a technical blogger.  Not only do you get some kudos when you write something that helps someone else, but if you offer up a less-than-optimal solution, you’ll get some suggestions on how it can be done better.  I’ve had my share of the… Read more

1 comments, 872 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 7 March 2010