Laid Off? Or the Beginning of Your Next Opportunity?

Update: The “opp23” limited-time offer has expired. Why not both? My LinkedIn and social media feeds are filled with contacts and friends sharing their availability for a new career opportunity. While some are more gracious than concerned and others more concerned than gracious, it’s normal to be both concerned and gracious. Well, it was normal …
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As 2022 Closes, I am Grateful…

I write this 26 Dec 2022, about half a week before the end of 2022. How was 2022 for me – personally and professionally? This year was pretty good. For that, I am grateful. God is good. Personal I am aware of – and pray regularly about – troubles in the world. Some are closer …
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Presenting A Day of Azure Data Factory at SQL Saturday Atlanta 2023 – BI & Analytics Edition

I am honored to present A Day of Azure Data Factory at SQL Saturday Atlanta 2023 – BI & Data Analytics Edition (#1042) 24 Feb 2023! Abstract In this session we provision an Azure Data Factory (ADF) and demonstrate many uses for ADF in the modern data enterprise, including: Editing ADF pipeline JSON Version control integration Copying data …
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New Introduction to Azure Data Factory Tutorial at The Data Channel

Frank did an awesome job editing our latest tutorial at The Data Channel – Getting Started with Azure and Azure Data Factory. It’s part of a series we call “Andy Leonard Shows You How.” I think that’s a pretty snappy label for the series, but I am definitely biased. Here’s a screenshot of me being …
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Expert SSIS Training, Live and Online 17-18 Jan 2022

I am excited to announce the next live and online delivery of Expert SSIS is 17-18 Jan 2022! Use the coupon code LimitedTimeDiscountExpertSSIS and save! Course Description Data integration is the foundation of data science, business intelligence, and enterprise data warehousing. This instructor-led training class is specifically designed for SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) professionals responsible for …
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Master the Fundamentals of ADF Training, Live and Online 19 Jan 2022

I am excited to announce the next live and online delivery of Master the Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory is 19 Jan 2022! Use the coupon code LimitedTimeDiscountADF and save! Course Description Azure Data Factory, or ADF, is an Azure PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) that provides hybrid data integration at global scale. Use ADF to build fully …
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Mastering the Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory

Frank and I are on Day 29 of 1,000 days, a new thing we started 02 Nov 2021 to remind us time is not fungible and we should build – and stick to – atomic habits and systems of execution. This morning I popped on for a few minutes to share information about upcoming live …
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