17th - 19th July 2014

The International Centre, Telford

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Chris Testa-O'Neill

Chris Testa-O’Neill is a SQL Server Microsoft Most Valuable Professional(MVP), EMEA Production DBA and SQL Server Business Intelligence specialist at Insight. He is also a technical author, working on courses for SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012 and 2014 with Microsoft Learning and a regular speaker on the international circuit. Chris runs the Manchester SQL Server User Group, SQLBits and founder of SQLRelay. Chris is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCDBA, MCTS and MCITP in SQL Server.
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Chris Testa-O'Neill has submitted a session for SQLBits 12, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

In this session, you will be introduced to BI and understand the key components and terminology that is used in the BI arena. You will also explore the components that are provided by Microsoft that make up a BI solution.

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.