Learn Azure Part 0 – Create an Azure Account

If you are interested in learning Azure, cool! I am here to help.™ Let’s begin by thinking about this journey accurately: Azure is not easy. Azure is not simple. Learning Azure will take time. You will experience frustration. Sounds awesome, right?! The preceding list is the bad news. There is good news, though: If learning …
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Regarding SSIS Training…

This post was inspired by an email I recently sent to a prospective student of the Enterprise Data & Analytics training course titled From Zero to SSIS. The student asked very good questions about the value of training for certification vs. the value of training to gain knowledge. Both types of training are important; both …
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SSIS Script Task Error

Has this ever happened to you? You’re tooling along building an SSIS package. You configure a Script Task, press the F5 key, and BAM! Error! DTS Script Task has encountered an exception in user code:Project name: ST_… Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. at System.RuntimeMethodHandle.InvokeMethod(Object target, Object[] arguments, Signature sig, Boolean …
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Learn Power BI From Eugene Meidinger 13 Aug!

I’m excited to announce the availablity of a brand new Enterprise Data & Analytics course titled Power BI: Implementing the Other 90% by Eugene Meidinger (@SQLGene | SqlGene.com)! Abstract One of the things Eugene Meidinger found frustrating when he first learned Power BI was all of the behind-the-scenes configuration required to bring Power BI to the enterprise. …
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The Next Developing SSIS Data Flows with Labs Course Delivery is 17-18 Jun 2019

I’m excited to announce the next delivery of Developing SSIS Data Flows with Labs will be 17-18 Jun 2019! This two-day course takes a hands-on approach to introduce SSIS Data Flows with a combination of lecture and labs. About Developing SSIS Data Flows with Labs Data integration is the foundation of data science, machine learning, artificial …
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“That was Worth the Price of the Course!”

I’m delivering Expert SSIS today. I hear the statement that is the title of this post each and every time I deliver this training. The advice and demonstrations are all based on experience… hard-fought-and-won experience. Sign up for the next delivery. Two days, live, online – with me! Join me and level-up your SSIS! Register …
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Training Feedback

Here’s what students are saying about the recent Enterprise Data & Analytics free webinars and paid training: Thank you for presenting the Expert SSIS training sessions Monday and Tuesday this week. I, for one, learned something during each session. Overall, this was one of the top two or three most useful training courses I’ve attended …
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Join me For Expert SSIS Training!

I’m honored to announce Expert SSIS – a course from Enterprise Data & Analytics! The next delivery is 01-02 Apr 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. 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 …
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Want to Learn More About Azure Data Factory?

From me? I am honored to announce Fundamentals of Azure Data Factory – a course from Enterprise Data & Analytics! The next delivery is 04 Mar 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. 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 …
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