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.
Archives: November 2010
The sessions are over, and the post-cons are done; the vendor parties are but a memory, and the #sqlkaraoke music has died. Another PASS summit is in the books, one billed to be the “best PASS summit ever”, and I’d have to concur.
The Best PASS Ever
Perhaps it started… Read more
My friend Jen McCown of MidnightDBA fame issued a challenge last week called “Un-SQL Friday”. The inaugural topic is on branding. Although I've written a little about personal branding over the years, I don't pretend to be an expert, but I have learned a thing or two that works for… Read more
Today is the last official day of the SQL PASS 2010 summit, which also means the last day for live blogging during the keynote. This has been a lot of fun, and I’m looking forward to doing it again next year.
Today’s ceremonies will include a keynote by Dr. David… Read more
This year, PASS is taking an extra step to help identify first time summit attendees. Most attendees are given ribbons for various recognitions, including Speaker, MVP, Chapter Leader, and other accolades. This year, attendees who are attending the PASS summit for the first time are recognized with a yellow “First… Read more
The second day of the SQL PASS summit has already started in unique fashion. Today is #sqlkilt day, and there are a dozen or more guys and gals dressed in fine Scottish attire. Bill Graziano, executive VP of finance for PASS, was playfully booed when he took the stage for… Read more
The day 1 keynote was kicked off by a Tina Turner impersonator doing a rendition of “Simply the Best”. Rushabh Mehta followed up with a Tina wig of his own, though he fortunately had a much less revealing outfit. Rushabh starts off with an overview of the PASS activities for… Read more