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Passionately curious about Data, Databases and Systems Complexity. Data is ubiquitous, the database universe is dichotomous (structured and unstructured), expanding and complex. Find my Database Research at SQLToolkit.co.uk

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Monday, 19 October 2015

Power BI Visuals Gallery

There is now a gallery of visuals created by the Power BI community. You can browse through the visuals or submit one of your own for others to use. https://app.powerbi.com/visuals


Thursday, 15 October 2015

SQL Relay 2015


SQL Relay is a SQL Server event which travels round the country.  I was privileged to help with the event at Bristol. The Bristol event was held on 13 October at Future Inns, Bond Street Bristol. There were 4 tracks covering DBA / SQL Engine, Business Intelligence, Analytics and a Workshop track.  



Some videos from the SQL Relay events are available to watch on YouTube.  

DBA Guide to Extended Events - Neil Hambly

Making PowerShell useful for your team - Rob Sewell

Creating a SQL Server continuous Integration process from scratch in 55 minutes - Ed Elliot

You want rules? You want Policy-Based Management! - Boris Hristov

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012


Useful links whilst studying for 70-463

Exam Syllabus
Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012– 70-463

Skills Measured

Exam Prep Videos
MCSA Certification Prep Exam 463 Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012  


Microsoft Virtual Academy 
Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server Jump Start
Channel 9 SSIS videos

Training Kit Book
Training Kit (Exam 70-463): Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Books online for SQL Server 2012