Mike Donnelly

Mike Donnelly works on the BI team for an online university as a SQL Server systems developer in downtown Minneapolis. He has been working with SQL Server for 12 years and holds the MCTS for Database Developer 2008 and Database Administrator 2008 certification. One of his new favorite pastimes is speaking at SQL Saturdays around the country. He is an avid runner, blogger, and wannabe gourmet chef.

Articles by Mike Donnelly
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Combining CDC and SSIS for Incremental Data Loads 7
Using SQL Server Integration Services and CDC, you can perform incremental loads to an operational data store. This process has been available since SQL Server 2008, but with the release of SQL Server 2012, there are new SSIS tasks and components that make the process straightforward.
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Apr 15, 2014
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Save Thousands in Licensing Costs for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
Apr 8, 2014
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NoSQL: Eventual Consistency Yields Major Flaws

While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
Apr 1, 2014
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SQL Server 2014 Now Available—No Joke

Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More
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