Ben has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field.

He is a Data Platform MVP, MCSE Data Management and Analytics, MPP Big Data, MPP AI, MPP Data Science and MPP Data Analytics. He is also the first BimlHero Certified Expert in Germany, a co-author of "The Biml Book" as well as "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and a Certified Data Vault Data Modeler. 

He speaks regularly at events around the globe from small user groups to SQL Saturdays to major events like SQL Bits, SQL Konferenz and PASS Summit. He is one of the organizers of Data Grillen.

Ben has been involved in about 150 BI Projects and is always looking for ways to become more productive and make SQL Server even more fun! Together with his team at Solisyon, Ben provides training, implementation and consultancy for SQL/BI developers and data analysts in (upper-) mid-market companies around the globe.


This session is about using the Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) to monitor and control your orchestration patterns. By automatically analyzing the results in ETL logs, we’ll be able to automate our staging orchestration!
A complete overview about SQL Server Big Data Clusters including it's major components and use-cases!