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  • The Data Power Hour - A more engaging community experience

    Closer to home, The Data Power Hour rolls up in Leeds on 22nd Oct! I am a really proud of coming up with this concept, and when it was piloted in Manchester it got rave reviews. I wanted to come up with something different for the community other than the usual format of two speakers in a night. I also wanted this to coincide with the fact ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Fri, Sep 26 2014
  • The Data Power Hour -- A more engaging community experience

    Closer to home, The Data Power Hour rolls up in Leeds on 22nd Oct! I am a really proud of coming up with this concept, and when it was piloted in Manchester it got rave reviews. I wanted to come up with something different for the community other than the usual format of two speakers in a night. I also wanted this to coincide with the fact ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Fri, Sep 26 2014
  • SQL Saturday in Holland

    October and November represents a busy time for the SQL Server Community. For those in Holland next week I will be conducting a precon about Data Warehousing. If you nedd to learn how to create a Data Warehouse and use the supporting technologies to drive a solution. This precon will be for you. By the end of the day you will have seen a Data ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Fri, Sep 26 2014
  • Thoughts on the Nomination Committee Campaign 2014

    Congratulations to Erin, Andy and Allen on making the Nomination Committee for 2014. As Mark Broadbent (@retracement) stated in his tweet, theres a great set of individuals for the Nom Com, and I could not agree more. I know Erin and Allen, and I know how much value they will bring to the process. I dont know Andy as well, but I am sure he ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Sat, Jun 7 2014
  • PASS 2014 Nomination Campaign.

    After discussion with a number of friends, I decided to apply for the PASS Nomination Committee for the 2014 elections. The line-up for this year is very strong, and there are fine candidates that all would do a fine job on the committee. You can see the other candidates here. My own application for the Nomination Committee can be ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Mon, Jun 2 2014
  • Clarity of the cloud with Microsoft Learning Experience.

      while waiting for the Superbowl, I thought I would write this..... 2014 will not only see the release of a new version of SQL Server, but also accompanying this is the release of courses and certification tracks from Microsoft Learning Experience formerly Microsoft Learning -- that will support the education of SQL Server and related ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Sun, Feb 2 2014
  • Tabular data models Capacity Planning

    Happy New Year SQL Server land. I begin this years blog with a reference to a white paper that I think will be useful to anyone installing and configuring data models. This white paper will provide you with very useful information on capacity planning tabular data models and can be found on ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Mon, Jan 14 2013
  • Complete Hi Availability blog posts on TechNet UK

    Back in April I started a blog series on SQL Server High Availability BI. These are currently hosted on Technet UK Part I http://blogs.technet.com/b/uktechnet/archive/2012/05/03/guest-post-seven-worlds-will-collide-high-availability-bi-is-not-such-a-distant-sun.aspx Part ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Tue, Jul 31 2012
  • Unclaimed user group prizes, Live meeting on Monday, Next weeks UG, SQLRelay and more prizes

      Hi Everyone Firstly I want to let you know that I finally found the LINQ book prize winners and the list of people at the bottom of this email are owed a LINQ book. This will be given out at next weeks UG meeting Live meeting with Carolyn Chau, Program Manager at Microsoft on Monday! It is very rare that we get the ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Thu, Apr 12 2012
  • Seven Worlds will collide…. High Availability BI is not such a Distant Sun.

    Over the last 5 years I have observed Microsoft persevere with the notion of Self Service BI over a series of conferences as far back as SQLBits V in Newport. The release of SQL Server 2012, improvements in Excel and the integration with SharePoint 2010 is making this a reality. Business users are now empowered to create their own ...
    Posted to Chris Testa-O'Neill (Weblog) by Testas on Thu, Apr 12 2012
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