Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence consultant, author, trainer, and Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over fifteen years of data architecture 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 author of the book The SSIS Catalog, 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.
  • Interests: SQL Server, Data Warehousing, ETL, .NET development

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Building Reports, 2.0 Style

I’m getting my first taste of the new SQL Report Builder 2.0, and so far I’m enjoying the upgrade. Report Builder 2.0 is a standalone product, shipped as separate download from the SQL Server and Visual Studio suites. It allows users to develop and run reports locally, in addition to permitting the publication of these reports to SQL Server Reporting Services.


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Finding a Work-Life Balance

Like most everyone who works hard in our industry, I’ve run into more than a few conflicts trying to balance work and life. Personally, the further I progress in my career, the blurrier the lines become between work time, family/me time, and just plain lazy downtime. It’s quite easy to say that you’re going to spend X hours at work, and the rest of the time is mine, but the reality is ...


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Things I Wish I Had Known

I was tagged by Grant Fritchey (aka Scary DBA) in the latest get-to-know-you question. This one asks, “What do you wish you had known when you started?” I could go on for hours about the things I wish I hadn’t had to learn the hard way, but..


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SSIS Is Not Just for SQL Server

SQL Server Integration Services is an incredibly rich and complex development environment that can handle almost any data movement task. Even those that do not involve SQL Server. Longtime author Tim Mitchell brings us a use that has nothing to do with SQL Server, but can be very handy for many of us.

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