4th - 7th March 2015

ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre, London


Davide Mauri

Davide Mauri - MVP on SQL Server - has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5, and his interests cover the whole platform, from the Relational Engine to Analysis Services, from architecture definition to performance tuning. He also has a strong knowledge of XML, .NET and the Object Oriented Design principles, which allows him to have the correct vision and experience to handle development of complex Business Intelligence solutions. Having worked as a Microsoft Certified Teacher for many years, Davide is able to pass all his knowledge to his co-workers, allowing his team to deliver high-quality solutions. He currently works as a Mentor for SolidQ and can be found speaking in many Italian and internationals events.
http://www.davidemauri.it http://sqlblog.com/blogs/davide_mauri/rss.aspx

Come to this session to see how you can create a logging, monitoring and profiling solution for your existing or new SSIS packages overcoming all usual problems that a typical solution brings: increasing package complexity, longer development times and so on. The session will propose a standard, out-of-the-box solution for all of these challenges.
Snapshots without snapshots...is that possible? Take a "Classic" snapshot fact table, add some temporal data theory and you'll get a new fact table than can store snapshot data without doing snapshots. A life saver when you have a lot of data.

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Using NLog With BIDS Helper to add logging to BIML Script executions 03 Dec 2014
When using BIML within BIDS Helper, if your BIML Script files get complex it may be quite hard to debug BIML Script Execution in order to understand what’s going on behind the scenes. On Windows Server 2008 it was possible to use the System.Diagnostic.Debug.WriteLine and DebugViewer from ...

PASS Summit 2014 Pre-Con Preview: Davide Mauri 08 Oct 2014
If you’re into Data Warehousing, you may be interested in attending to the workshop I’ll deliver at PASS Summit 2014 in Seattle on November 4th. http://www.sqlpass.org/summit/2014/Sessions/PreConferenceSessions.aspx The workshop is entirely dedicated to explaining why and how a *successful* Data ...

Sketch notes from 24 Hours of PASS 14 Sep 2014
24 Hours of PASS has passed and, beside the slides, demo and video (that will come soon on http://www.sqlpass.org/24hours/2014/summitpreview/Schedule.aspx), this time, thanks to Matt Penny (@salisbury_matt) you can also have very nice and well done sketch notes that summarizes the concept of the ...

SSIS Dashboard v 0.6.1 29 Aug 2014
Yesterday I’ve released the latest SSIS Dashboard update. There quite a lot of new features included that I found to very useful when you have a server full of packages and logs. Here the complete list: Highlighted the feature I think worth the most: Updated Morris.js to v 0.5.1 Updated ...

On Agile Data Warehousing 28 Aug 2014
In the last month, I’ve been working on the slide deck of my Agile Data Warehousing workshop. In order to give to it additional value that goes beyond the pure technical aspects, and since now the “Agile” approach is becoming more and more mainstream also (and finally!) on BI, I did a small ...