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SQL Server Training in the UK–SSIS, MDX, Admin, MDS, Internals

If you are looking for SQL Server training they there is no better place to start than a new company Technitrain Its been setup by a fellow MVP and SQLBits Organiser Chris Webb. Why this company rather than any others? Training based on real world experience...

Introduction to MDX–Training–London

if you are looking to work with Analysis Services then you need to learn MDX and there is no better person to learn it from than Chris Webb Chris is a Microsoft MVP and a leading expert on MDX. He is the co-author of two books, "MDX Solutions"...

Advanced reporting services–Slicers - Slides and demos from 24Hrs of Pass session

Here are the files from my Advanced Reporting Services 24 Hours of PASS session on how to put slicers in reporting services. Here is a screen shot of what is possible. One filters the data (Excel style) and the other greys unselected data out (Crescent...

Must attend training day for anyone serious about SQL

I was in Denmark earlier this year speaking at Miracle Open World and I heard about a guy that had done a session the year before about the internals of PDF files. This year he was doing the one on MDF files. This was a must see, so I popped along. Mark...

Performance Tuning and Query Optimisation–SQLBits Training Day

I will be doing a training day at SQLbits in April on Performance Tuning and Query Optimisation. This is the outline for the day. Its going to be an intense day, I look forward to seeing you there. To register go to http://www. sqlbits .com/information...

SQLBits Videos available now available

You can watch all the sessions from SQLBits V now. They are available for download or for viewing online. If there is a delay then just wait, the videos are high quality and so are very large. These are the links to all the sessions A whistlestop tour...

SQLBits Videos for SQLBits V

I am in the process of uploading all the SQLBits videos. They look great. All the videos should be up by the end of the week. As taster you can see my session here http://sqlbits.com/Agenda/event5/When_a_query_plan_goes_wrong/default.aspx to watch in...
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Session videos from SQLBits IV are now available

You can now view the videos from SQLBits A - Manchester

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Where is the intelligence in Business Intelligence?

Many people believe that if they go ahead and implement a Business Intelligence solution they will suddenly have an intelligent business that will tell them how it is operating and what they need to do. Customers they need contacting will be flagged, orders that are likely to be late are notified so as to keep the customers happy, and the boss is alerted as to the reason profits have fallen from 15% to 10%.

The expectation is that the system, the data warehouse, the reports will provide this intelligence.

This is just wrong.

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Last chance on Saturday to get £50 off

Don't forget Saturday its your last chance to get the early bird discount for the SQLBits training days Advanced TSQL and performance tuning for scalability with Simon Sabin Understanding TSQL performance is crucial to building a successful scalable...
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