In the article, I point out the benefit of Itzik’s series, which I see as follows;
– it helps novices to write better SQL
– it helps more practices SQL crafters to write SQL for SQL Azure.
If you’d like to take a look, head over and I strongly recommend Itzik’s series for everyone.
The TechEd material is fantastic and there are lots of good sessions to choose from. I’d like to point you in the direction of the Business Intelligence track at TechEd, and here is a sample of the great content to view:
The 12 Reasons to Love Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Dandy Weyn, Sean Boon and Thomas La Rock
The Dirty Dozen: Windows PowerShell Scripts for the Busy DBA by Aaron Nelson
Building Self-Service BI Applications Using PowerPivot by Julie Strauss
and my personal favourite:
BISM: Multidimensional vs. Tabular with Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari
There are too many to list here, so please head over to Channel 9 and take a look!
When words are scarce, they are seldom spent in vain. (Shakespeare, Richard II, Act 2, Scene 1)
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. Ernest Hemingway.
We’ve presented on Data Visualisation in the UK, Europe and in the US. Here is a sample slide deck. As always, these are subject to change as we develop our presentations in response to community requests for a different perspective, or in response to an update in technology, for example.
Here is an example of one of my Data Visualisation presentations: