Community, Data Relish Services

Where the blazes is Nottingham? Travel to SQLBits for International Travellers

If you're thinking of coming to SQLBits from outside of the UK, what's the options available to you? Here is a summary of the sections in this page, and I hope you will find it useful. Any comments or questions, please leave a comment so I can add new detail, to benefit everyone.What is Nottingham… Continue reading Where the blazes is Nottingham? Travel to SQLBits for International Travellers

Business Intelligence, SQLServerPedia Syndication

Spanish Error when Installing SharePoint 2013 Server on a VM

I'm in the process of installing SharePoint Server 2013 on a VMWare machine, with Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1.  After I've installed all the pre-requisites, I start to install the server itself. That's when I get a cute Spanish error message:In case you need more detail, it says:Error 1335.… Continue reading Spanish Error when Installing SharePoint 2013 Server on a VM

Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Community, Data Relish Services

PASS Business Analytics – what’s so exciting about this new conference!

I'm delighted to announce that I'm speaking at the PASS Business Analytics Conference in Chicago, which takes place in April 2013. This conference is exciting since all about data, working with data, analysing it, strategy around data.... the types of discussions that will spark people who love data and analysing it, as I do!If you… Continue reading PASS Business Analytics – what’s so exciting about this new conference!

Business Intelligence, Community, Data Relish Services

SQLSaturday Edinburgh Preconference Training Day sponsored by SQLSkills

The SQLSaturday Edinburgh team are extremely proud to present the following one day, advanced level training with SQLskills Jonathan Kehayias and Joseph Sack. The Training Day will be held on Friday 7th June at the University of Edinburgh Pollok Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland. You can find full details here, such as travel, accommodation and venue., and you… Continue reading SQLSaturday Edinburgh Preconference Training Day sponsored by SQLSkills

Azure, Business Intelligence, Data Relish Services, Mobile Business Intelligence, SQLServerPedia Syndication

Three Presentations, Two Continents, One Day!

I've just finished a Herculean effort for the community. I delivered two presentations at SQLLive360, Orlando, Florida... then stepped on a plane for a nine hour flight to London, to deliver a presentation on mobile Business Intelligence at a SQLSanta event that I helped to organise.Why? Well, I'm not really sure, but I had a blast… Continue reading Three Presentations, Two Continents, One Day!