Category SQL

Speaking at SQL Saturday Slovenia #460

This Saturday, I will be back in wonderful Ljubljana to present a session about a new feature from SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database : Always encrypted. It is the first time I am doing this session and I plan on doing mostly demos, which I am quite excited about. I’ve been benchmarking the […]

SQL Nexus Call for speakers is live

Nexus noun – “That which unites or binds”         After several months of work with a team of great people and companies: -Kenneth M. Nielsen (b|t) -Mark Broadbent (b|t) –ASAP design –Funky.biz –Microsoft –bloodyuseful We have the honour to launch the call for speakers for the next generation data platform conference in Copenhagen. The […]

Biml Online beta – Biml without the software

Earlier this week, Varigence, the creators of Biml, BimlScript and Mist released the newest tool for managing your Business Intelligence & data solution : BimlOnline Anyone who has been working with Biml knows that it could be done in one of two ways : Using BIDSHelper fra Codeplex and creating Biml files from within SSDT […]

SQL Server 2016 CTP 2.4

I’ve been waiting impatiently for this release and some of the new improvements and functionality that comes with. Some of the In-Memory capabilities as well as a few new features in SSIS. Go ahead, read the announcement and download it from there http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2015/09/30/sql-server-2016-community-technology-preview-2-4-is-available.aspx to run it on-prems or power up a Virtual Machine in Azure […]

SQL Saturday Denmark #413 post-event

This is the day after, the day after. We’ve all slept the Sunday out and are ready for our day jobs again! Thanks Thanks you for a great event to: The sponsors, who made everything possible The volunteers for giving a hand when we need it The speakers for using their weekend and money to […]

Using aliases for SharePoint databases

Aliases are good. In fact, aliases are excellent. The purpose of this post is to explain why and how to use aliases when working with SharePoint. This is the second post in the series about building an highly available BI setup. A series that will culminate with Mark Broadbent (B|T) and my preconference at SQL Saturday […]

PASS Summit 2015 – Early registration save 550 $

If you are considering going to Seattle from 27-30 October and attending this year’s edition of PASS Summit, now is the time to register as the price will go up in very few days. Until July 12th you can save 400$ on the registration fee. You can save 150$ more by using the discount code […]