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: May 2010
So for those of you who attended SQL Saturday Dallas this past weekend, here’s my Top Ten(ish) list from the event:
- Getting lost in the construction zone on Spring Valley on the way
- A thousand Quest splat balls
- Competing with SQL Saturday Portland and Indy Tech Fest on the same…
This is a strange feeling. No frantic deadlines. No daily conference calls with the team. No hurried trips to the printers, no sessions to juggle around, no all-day Saturday work days coming up. My kids recognize me again. I know what my house looks like in daylight.
More importantly, I… Read more
Everyone is invited to a webcast hosted by the PASS Business Intelligence virtual chapter this Friday, May 14th, as we welcome SQL Server MVP Jessica Moss as she presents “Extract, Transform, and Load your Data Warehouse”. We’ll start at noon EDT and will run for about an hour, so grab… Read more
Is the order of parameters important in SQL Server Reporting Services reports? If you’ve got nested parameters (parameters that derive their value from one or more other parameters), it is very important!
Using a trivial report example, I’m going to demonstrate how the order of parameters matters a great deal… Read more