New class: IEBISec on Securing Your BI Platform

We’ve added a second brand-new class to our Spring line-up in Chicago: Immersion Event on Securing Your BI Platform. It’s a 2-day class, taught by MVP and industry expert Stacia Varga, presented on May 3-4, 2018. By the end of this class, you’ll understand the relationship across the security settings not only in the BI tools, but also the back-end databases […]

New class: IEBIStrat on Developing a BI and Analytics Strategy

We’ve added a brand-new class to our Spring line-up in Chicago: Immersion Event on Developing a BI and Analytics Strategy. It’s a 3-day class, taught by MVP and industry expert Stacia Varga, presented on April 30 – May 2, 2018. By the end of the class, you’ll have some new ideas and inspiration to get started with your own BI […]

SQLskills SQL101: How can corruptions disappear?

As Kimberly blogged about earlier this year, SQLskills has an ongoing initiative to blog about basic topics, which we’re calling SQL101. We’re all blogging about things that we often see done incorrectly, technologies used the wrong way, or where there are many misunderstandings that lead to serious problems. If you want to find all of our SQLskills SQL101 blog posts, check out SQLskills.com/help/SQL101. Every […]

SQLskills SQL101: Should you kill that long-running transaction?

As Kimberly blogged about earlier this year, SQLskills has an ongoing initiative to blog about basic topics, which we’re calling SQL101. We’re all blogging about things that we often see done incorrectly, technologies used the wrong way, or where there are many misunderstandings that lead to serious problems. If you want to find all of our SQLskills SQL101 blog posts, check out SQLskills.com/help/SQL101. One […]

Spring 2018 classes in Chicago and Bellevue open for registration

I’ve just released our first set of 2018 classes for registration! We’ll be adding new classes in Chicago over the coming weeks, including classes on data mining and AI. We’ve also added some classes in London – see here for details. All classes have discounts for registering before the end of 2017! (details on the individual class web […]

New Pluralsight course: Analyzing Query Performance for Developers

Erin’s latest Pluralsight course has been published – SQL Server: Analyzing Query Performance for Developers. It’s four hours long, and from the course description: Developers are sometimes charged with fixing performance issues, and they have no idea where to start. They’ve never seen a query plan, or when they look at one they’re not sure what it *really* […]

SQLskills SQL101: Running out of ints and bigints

As Kimberly blogged about earlier this year, SQLskills has an ongoing initiative to blog about basic topics, which we’re calling SQL101. We’re all blogging about things that we often see done incorrectly, technologies used the wrong way, or where there are many misunderstandings that lead to serious problems. If you want to find all of our SQLskills SQL101 blog posts, check out SQLskills.com/help/SQL101. We’re […]