SQL cluster on the cheap with Hyper-V and iSCSI

Speaking on how to set up SQL clustering in a virtual environment, for development and testing. Discuss options for production deployment. Now, how to compress 9 hours of setup into a session… Expect some smoke and mirrors along with some neat technology. Does anyone have some SSDs I can borrow? 🙂 July 23rd http://itcampsaturday.com/southflorida/ Tentative […]

Migrating SSIS Packages from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008

Did a talk at South Florida SQL Server User Group up in West Palm Beach a few months ago. Spoke on my experience migrating over 70 packages and 12 SQL jobs from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008. I encountered many obstacles in the process, and hope my experience in overcoming them will be useful to […]

SQL Server 2008 Developer Exam Review

Another SQL Exam review! Daniel and David bring back their popular Microsoft Certified Professional exam review.  In this meeting format the boys review sample questions from Exam 70-433: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development.  This is a fun way to hone your Database Development skills whether are preparing to take the test or not.  […]

70-452 SQL 2008 BI Exam Walkthrough

Tomorrow I’m speaking with Joe Homnick and Shervin Shakibi on the 70-452 SQL 2008 BI exam. Here’s the details. We’ll walk through a test prep that covers SQL 2008 SSAS, SSIS and Reporting Services. Of all the aspects of SQL, SSAS is the biggest challenge, its a broad and deep subject with a lot of […]

More speaking – Excel 2007 and SQL 2008 Data Mining

Just spoke last night at South Florida SQL Server User Group on using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Data Mining Add-ins for Microsoft Office 2007 . Gave a similar presentation last month at Gold Coast User Group. This is a great free tool (if you already have Office 2007 and SQL 2008 Enterprise or Developer) that makes it simple […]




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