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Tulsa TechFest 2012
Tim Costello, Business Intelligence Consultant, Interworks
Tim Costello is an MCITP, MCTS specializing in etl and data analytics for
. Tim is an international speaker that is always looking for opportunities to share his passion for SQL Server, Tableau and data visualization. Tim is active in the SQL community and leads a data visualization focused user group in the Dallas area.
Window Functions in SQL Server 2012
Window functions are one of the coolest new things in SQL Server 2012, but they can be tricky to figure out. In this session we'll talk about how windows functions work and why you should start using them. This is going to be a demo heavy session with code samples you can take back to work and start using Monday morning.?CANCELLED - Due to family emergency
Visual Analysis with Tableau
Tableau is the coolest tool you've never heard of. Join me in this session to see what you're missing. In this session I'll show you how I can quickly explore a new data set, chart trends over time, find outliers and build an interactive dashboard that can be deployed to the web. The demo will be with big data, running from a small laptop. While we build the dashboard I'll share some tips to help you maximize the analytic value of the graphic visualizations you make no matter what tool you choose to make them with.?CANCELLED - Due to family emergency
Pro Tips: Performance Tuning SSIS
Tuning the data flow is all about choices. In this session we'll explore some of the choices that can give you the biggest performance boosts in your ssis data flow. Together we'll walk through creating a performance baseline, tuning the data source, the destination and all the 'stuff' in the middle. This is a demo-driven session.?CANCELLED - Due to family emergency
GTD: Geek style
Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Missing deadlines? Losing emails? drowning in a sea of post-it notes? I'm a B.I. consultant, a husband, a dad of 3 great kids (ages 9-23) ... trusts me, I know what it's like to be overwhelmed. In this session we'll talk about what it is that makes an organizational system work (high level) and I'll show you the moving parts of my system and describe how they help me. I'll share with you the tools and resources that keep me on track and show you where (and how) I modified my system to work for me.