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This is the blog of Jamie Thomson, a data mangler in London working for Dunnhumby

My SQLBits Pre Conference Seminar - SSDT Database projects from the ground-up

Over the last year or so it will not have escaped my regular readers’ attention that much of my blogging has centred around SSDT database projects. SSDT (and its variously named forebears) is a tool that I have been using in some way, shape or form since 2007 and in that time I have built up what I feel is a sound body of knowledge and experience; I shall soon be sharing that knowledge in my first ever day-long seminar as part of the SQL Bits 11 Training Day on 2nd May 2013. I have titled the seminar SSDT Database projects from the ground-up; here is the abstract:

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) database projects bring SQL Server development into the modern era. Come along and learn how SSDT database projects can accelerate your SQL Server development and deployments. You will learn about declarative database development, code navigation, refactoring, automated builds, database unit testing and, most importantly, how you can make these tools work to your advantage.

If you come to my seminar you can expect lots of interactive demos for which I will share all the source code prior to the event; this means that you can go through the demos as I present them live – that’s a great way of learning new techniques.

As stated this is my first day-long seminar however I have been presenting publicly for some years now and have previously shared my speakers scores for public analysis. My most recent speaking engagement was at SQLBits 10 where my speaker scores were well above average:


The qualitative feedback included these comments:

  • The hour passed very quickly. Very good, interesting speaker.
  • This was a great session – I really like Jamie’s laid back presentation style
  • Informative session. Nicely showed off the new features and ways of working

That’s my short sales pitch over. I hope this piques your interest and if it does please sign up for my seminar when you register for SQLBits and I look forward to seeing you on the day.


Published Tuesday, January 15, 2013 10:44 PM by jamiet
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SSIS Junkie said:

Continuous deployment is described by Wikipedia as: Most CI systems allow the running of scripts after

January 27, 2013 3:07 PM

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