4th - 7th March 2015

ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre, London

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Chris Testa-O'Neill

Chris Testa-O'Neill is the founder and Principal Consultant at Claribi. An experienced professional with over 14 years’ experience of architecting, designing and implementing Microsoft SQL Server data and business intelligence projects at an enterprise scale. He has significant experience of leading and mentoring both business and technical project stakeholders in maximising investment in SQL Server and more recently in Azure solutions.

A regular and respected speaker on the international SQL Server conference circuit, and an organiser of national SQL Server conferences and events, Chris has been recognised as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft. and has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for the last 14 years having both authored and delivered Microsoft Official Courses.


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Chris Testa-O'Neill has submitted 5 sessions for SQLBits XIV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

A two part session. The first hour covering the theory of indexing. The second hour -- the Power Hour itself -- is a lab to put into practise what you learned. Bring your laptop with the Adventure Works database for a unique session experience.
This cloud driven, demo packed session will introduce you to the capabilities that Microsoft has to offer when it comes to the cloud. Focussing on the data properties of Azure and the capabilities of Office 365 and PowerBI.
Power BI provides a cloud based platform to manage and share business insights. This session will explore how to access the Power BI site, manage integration with on premise data and set the availability of data to individuals within the business.
SQL Server provides the ability to deliver solutions for BI users with all experience levels. See the ease of collaboration of business intelligence reporting between business users and IT departments and demonstrate a real world use case.
Are you interested in becoming certified in SQL Server? In this session, Chris Testa-O’Neil will provide an overview of the certifications and training offered by Microsoft for SQL Server 2014.

Previous Sessions

Get off to a flying start with Microsoft Reporting Services 2008, exploring an end to end solution to enables you to facilitate report creation and facilitation!
This session will introduce you to the core components required to set up and create a cube in SQL Server Analysis services. consideration is given to SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 to be considered for Friday
Due to feedback from previous SQLBits conferences, this session will focus on the management of the reports and report server once the reports have been created to be considered for Friday
Explore the new features of SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
An overview of the steps required to get certified with Microsoft Learning
With SQL Server you can integrate traditional tools such as SQL profiler and performance monitor to pinpoint problems. With SQL Server 2008, you can control environments using Policy based management and with the Resource Governor. Chris will explore
With SQL Server 2008, you can control environments using Policy based management and with the Resource Governor to ensure that your SQL Server are compliant to enterprise standards
This one hour session will provide insight on what to expect when deploying a highly available end to end SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence environment as experienced from the field.
In this session, Pete Harris, Chris Testa-O’Neill and Christian Bolton will provide an overview of the certifications and training offered by Microsoft for SQL Server 2012.