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Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence consultant, database developer, speaker, and trainer.  He has been working with SQL Server for over 10 years, working primarily in business intelligence, ETL/SSIS, database development, and reporting.  He has earned a number of industry certifications and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M at Commerce, and is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP.  Tim is an independent business intelligence consultant and a group principal with Linchpin People.

As an active member of the community, Tim has spoken at national, regional, and local venues including the SQL PASS summit, SQL Connections, numerous SQL Saturday events, and various user groups and PASS virtual chapters.  He is active in the North Texas SQL Server User Group in Dallas, and is a volunteer for PASS.  Tim is an author and forum contributor on SQLServerCentral.com and has published dozens of SQL Server training videos on SQLShare.com.

Tim is a contributing author on the charity book project MVP Deep Dives 2, and is coauthor of SSIS Design Patterns.

You can visit his website and blog at TimMitchell.net or follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/Tim_Mitchell.

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In this session, we'll review methods for cleaning up dirty data using SQL Server Integration Services. We will review the various cleansing tools accessible from within SSIS including native components, T-SQL, SSIS scripting, and DQS.

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Resolving SSDT-BI Installation with IsVisualStudio2012ProInstalled() error 22 Sep 2014
Recently I was building a new virtual machine for presentations, and loaded up my usual battery – Windows 7, SQL Server 2012, and SSDT-BI.  The installation of these pieces went as expected, and everything appeared to work well – until I attempted to execute an SSIS package on this new … Continue ...

Four things I wish I’d known back then 28 Aug 2014
In the blogging meme of the day, I was tagged by my friend Tim Costello to share four things I wish I’d known back when.  The only hard part was paring the list down to four items. I think back to 15 years ago, when I was working retail and … Continue reading →

Mile High Tech Con 27 Jun 2014
There’s a brand new business intelligence conference launching next month in Denver, Colorado.  The Mile High Tech Con is a three-day event taking place July 24-26, 2014, and is aimed at business intelligence practitioners, data analysts, and information managers/CIOs.  From the event ...

SSIS Parent-Child Architecture in Package Deployment Mode 26 Jun 2014
This is the second in a series of posts about SSIS parent-child architecture.  You can find the index page here. In my first post in this series, I covered the essentials of SSIS parent-child design patterns, including discussing a number of advantages for using such patterns.  In this post, I’m … ...

Speaking at the SQL PASS 2014 Summit 25 Jun 2014
I’m happy to announce that I will be speaking at the SQL PASS Summit this fall.  The summit will be held during the first week of November in Seattle, Washington.  This will be my seventh year attending the PASS Summit, and my fourth year as a speaker. This year I … Continue reading ...