PASS Summit 2019, Coming Down

During the PASS Summit 2019, Frank and I worked hard to deliver several DataDriven *DataPoint*’s.Here’s a list: *DataPoint* Andy is on the Way to Seattle for PASS 2019 *DataPoint* Andy Arrives at PASS 2019 *DataPoint* PASS 2019 Welcome Reception *DataPoint* Hanging Out with #SQLGeeks at PASS 2019 *DataPoint* Andy Speaks with SentryOne CEO Bob Potter …
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edges, Not Edge

I read about “The Edge” these days; a lot. I don’t believe The Edge is singular (unless we are speaking of U2’s guitarist). Instead, I believe we are smack dab (a Farmville-ism) in the middle of the age of edges. Edges What do I mean by “edges?” In the days of Architectures Past we designed …
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Azure Data Factory, Azure-SSIS, and Pipeline Parameters Recording

Enjoy the recording of the free Azure Data Factory, Azure-SSIS, and Pipeline Parameters Recording! Another free webinar presented by Enterprise Data & Analytics as part of the Summer O’ ADF 2019.

Free Webinar: Azure Data Factory, Azure-SSIS, and Pipeline Parameters

UPDATE: You may view the recording of this webinar at Azure Data Factory, Azure-SSIS, and Pipeline Parameters Recording. Enjoy! :{> Join me 8 Jul 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT for another free Enterprise Data & Analytics webinar titled Azure Data Factory, Azure-SSIS, and Pipeline Parameters! In this free webinar, we build on the demonstration from …
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Free Webinar: Using the Azure Data Factory If Condition and Web Activities

The summer o’ ADF continues with another free webinar from Enterprise Data & Analytics Friday, 14 Jun 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT: Using the Azure Data Factory If Condition and Web Activities! Abstract Join Microsoft Data Platform MVP and author Andy Leonard for 30 minutes packed with demos. In this session, Andy walks through using …
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The Recording of Build and Load a Staging Database with Biml

The recording of Enterprise Data & Analytics’ free webinar titled Build and Load a Staging Database with Biml is available! Get the Code! Download the SSIS solution files here: Load AdventureWorks2017_Stage – version 0 Load AdventureWorks2017_Stage – version 1 Load WideWorldImporters Want More? Learn more from Andy Leonard and the professionals at Enterprise Data & …
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Mean Time to Identify Failure

While managing a team of 40 ETL developers, I wanted to track lots of metrics. Some of the things I wanted to track were technical, like SSIS package execution times. Some metrics were people-centric.  Andy’s First Rule of Statistics states: You can use statistics for anything about people, except people. Andy – circa 2005 It was …
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Delivering Intelligent Data Integration through SSIS in Dallas 31 May 2019!

I am honored to announce I will be delivering Intelligent Data Integration through SSIS – a day-long SQL Saturday 841 – Dallas pre-conference session 31 May 2019! Description: What is Intelligent Data Integration? SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) packages developed using tried and true design patterns, built to participate in a DevOps enterprise practicing DILM (Data …
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Enterprise Data & Analytics Welcomes Shannon Lowder!

I am honored and thrilled to welcome Shannon Lowder (@shannonlowder | blog | LinkedIn) to the Enterprise Data & Analytics team! Shannon is a data engineer, data scientist, BimlHero (though not listed on the page at the time of this writing), and shepherd of the Biml Interrogator open source project. If you use Biml to generate SSIS …
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