February 2008 Blog Posts

SQL Server 2008: The Data Collector

Based on CTP6 (Feb 08' build): Drop me a line and let me know your thoughts and experience with the new Data Collector subsystem! Its nice to get a few minutes to post a blog, things have been busy (which is good) .  More to come on some other things in a bit... I want to take a few minutes of your valuable time to give you a brief overview of the new SQL Server 2008 Data Collector (DC) subsystem. This post will be 1 of 2 on the topic of the Data Collecotr with the 2nd part serving as a more detailed tour of...

Migrating DTS to SSIS 2008

Hi Guys, I've pushed two solid posts on DTS to SSIS 2005 or 2008 on Scalability Expert's App Compat blog as of late. We have done some good work in the SQL2008 space and the blog contains some of our results, thoughts, etc... The DTS to SSIS posts are: The Key SQL Server 2008 BI Migration: DTS to SSIS 2008, Part 1 of 2 The Key SQL Server 2008 BI Migration: DTS to SSIS 2008, Part 2 of 2 Enjoy and please feel free to ask any...

MCA: BI ...Right Here, Right Now! VOTE!

The time has come, Gartner just ranked MSFT as the #1 BI stack, end-to-end! As a very recent MCITP: in BI where do I go now? Wait for SQL Server 2008? Why! I'm not certified as a BI Architect! For the time being, I have submitted a SQL Server 2008 Connect Suggestion on this at https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=327537  PLEASE VOTE IF YOU AGREE, IF NOT DISAGREE! SPEAK OUT THOUGH REGARDLESS! Type ...

Sincere Thanks & MSFT Exam Week

I wanted to take a post and thank everyone who has helped me with getting this blog up and also those who are visiting it frequently. So I would like to thank the following individuals for helping me: Rick Heiges, a colleague at Scalability Experts and PASS Director http://sqlblog.com/blogs/rick_heiges/default.aspx Bill Graziano, owner/runs this website and also PASS Director http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/billg/ As mentioned, also a big THANK YOU to all of you who've visited my blog! And by the way, please fell free to ask me any SQL Server related questions you may have. Like...

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