James Phillips is a Sr. Consultant with Pragmatic Works and has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5. James lives in Northwest New Jersey with his wife Amy and has 4 children: Hannah, Lillian, John and James Jr. He has spoken at several SQL Saturday events over the past few years and is the Leader of the PASS New Jersey SQL Server User group. His focus is mainly on SQL Server Performance as well as SSIS and SSAS technologies.

Don’t be afraid of No

How many times have you been afraid to hear “No”? We have all been there because we have been trained over the years to perceive “No” as a rejection,...

2020-07-17 (first published: )

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MS Ignite Day #2 Recap

Day 2 was my opportunity to be focused and dive into a few technologies that were really peaking my interest, namely Azure Synapse Analytics and SQL Server 2019. Since...

2019-11-13 (first published: )

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