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Congratulations New DBA! Now… Where do you start?

This post contains materials related to a presentation John Sterrett and I are first delivering on 2/11/2015 for Embarcadero. This talk is titled “Congratulations, You’re a DBA…. Now what?!” and the focus of the talk is helping relatively new DBAs have a good sense of where to start. The talk is focused on attitudes and […]

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Executing SSIS: Run SSIS Packages in the SSIS Catalog via Stored Procedure – the Video

In this short video, Linchpin Andy Leonard demonstrates a stored procedure that will execute SSIS Catalog packages. You can get the script for custom.execute_catalog_package as a text file by clicking the link. Executing an SSIS Package via Stored Procedure from Linchpin Andy Leonard on Vimeo. Enjoy! :{>

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DevOps, Data Integration Lifecycle Management (DILM), and SSIS Security

A lot of our customers are implementing some version of DevOps these days. With the promise of repeatable and consistent enterprise configurations, solution-driven approaches, and cross-disciplined teams; DevOps is a compelling practice. Data Integration Lifecycle Management (DILM) is one service offering of the Data Integration Group (DIG) at Linchpin People and plays a role in every data […]

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