Mike Donnelly

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.

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Combining CDC and SSIS for Incremental Data Loads 9
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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Mar 6, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 19: Availability Group Database Backups

One of the biggest strengths of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is that they allow DBAs to address both high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single set of tooling or interfaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you won’t still need backups....More
Feb 25, 2015
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Data Profiling to the Rescue by Pushing Metadata Boundaries 1

Don’t let bad data sneak up on you when and where you least expect it. Ferret out bad data with Melissa Data’s newest Profiling Component for SSIS. Learn how to take control of your data using knowledge-base-driven metadata. The truth shall set you free!...More
Feb 16, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 18: Health Checks for Availability Groups 1

Now that we’ve outlined the process to let servers in a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group "talk to each other" by means of setting up linked servers, it’s possible to set up some additional or improved checks on Availability Group Health....More
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